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Faculty Positions in Mass Communication

16.11.2022 22:51 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

American University of Sharjah

The Department of Mass Communication at American University of Sharjah seeks early career/emerging scholars to fill two full-time faculty positions in the department beginning in Fall 2023. Applicants who are expected to complete their PhD by September 1, 2023 are welcome to apply. Successful applicants should have a doctoral degree in communication or a related field from an accredited Western university and are expected to demonstrate an emerging research agenda. Applicants should be able to teach in one or more of the following areas: production skills, digital media, communication theory, research methods, and/or other communication courses including social media production and crisis communication. Priority will be given to applicants who demonstrate experience and strength in their ability to teach diverse courses across the department’s curriculum, and who demonstrate the ability to bridge teaching knowledge and skills-based courses. A strong commitment to teaching students from diverse cultural and national backgrounds is expected. Experience in teaching advertising and public relations is advantageous. The teaching load is six courses per year and committee work is required. 

Applications are accepted digitally here until January 15, 2023:

Situated nearby Sharjah International Airport in the expansive University City area, and only 30 minutes from Dubai International Airport, AUS is located in a dynamic and cosmopolitan area that includes abundant opportunities for travel, entertainment, cultural experiences and natural beauty. Salary and benefits are competitive.

American University of Sharjah is a not-for-profit, independent, coeducational institution of higher education formed on American models but thoroughly grounded in Arab culture. Located in University City, Sharjah, AUS offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 5,000 students from approximately 90 nations. English is the language of instruction and the workplace. AUS has been ranked among the top ten Arab universities by QS World University Rankings every year for the past eight consecutive years.

AUS is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education's Higher Education Affairs Division in the United Arab Emirates. AUS has been accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801 USA) since June 2004.



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