Thursday, 5 June 2014

Faculty- College of Media and Mass Communication Job Vacancy in Dubai

Job Title:      Faculty- College of Media and Mass Communication
Department / College / Institute: College of Media and Mass Communication
Job Location:    Dubai, UAE
Employer:    American University in the Emirates
Number of Vacancies:    01

About AUE:

Where in this fast-moving and rapidly changing world do you want to go? In order to succeed in your chosen professional arena, you need relevant knowledge, confidence, a positive attitude, and the determination to select the best pathway to success.

The American University in the Emirates (AUE) offers you such a pathway to success. Our undergraduate, graduate and professional programs encourage and enable students to become proactive, reflective and critical thinkers. Within the learning communities that AUE creates, students explore their evolving interests, exploit the value of informed curiosity, and become engaged in work with their faculty and peers in systematic processes of self-development and self-actualization.

Our students both develop enhanced understanding of their own cultures and learn to understand alternative cultures and perspectives, in a way that is essential within a world made increasingly small by communications and transport technologies. The American University in the Emirates values its hard-earned reputation for quality, high standards, and pedagogical leadership. The University promotes intercultural understanding and mutual respect, as an essential part of the 21st century environment.

AUE is a dream that has come true, driven by the perseverance and perspicacity of its founders and the members of its Board of Trustees, which is chaired by His Excellency Muhammad Bin Bduwah Al Darmaki. Today AUE is one of the most rapidly developing private universities within the United Arab Emirates, and is committed to expanding the learning and teaching opportunities provided to our students and faculty, because we believe that nothing is impossible.

Job Duties:
    Teaching:  a)Teaching responsibilities include times spend in the classroom, laboratory, or telecommunication courses and in immediate preparation for them. b)Maintaining and improving competence in subjects being taught. c) Preparing teaching materials. d) Conferring with students on course materials. e) Supervising thesis, projects, and papers. f) Directing individual and group studies. g) Relieving written examinations and papers, evaluating presentations. h)Supervising independent study projects.

    Advising: Student advising includes time spent with students regarding academic, curricular, and career matters.

    Researches & Creative Activity: Research will include the following: a) Work conducted to create and add to knowledge in a field, including the advancement of new theories and principles. b) Expansion & interpretation of existing ideas, theories, and principles c) Improvement & application of knowledge, especially in new settings.

    Service and cooperative extension: College service include service on the Academic Council, College's committees and college and Departmental committees. Professional service implies the use of academic and professional expertise to serve faculty members profession. Cooperative extension will include: a) Identifying current needs. b) Adapting research results into contemporary language usable by Extension Educators and lay people. c) Providing subject matter and process training to Extension Educators to increase their capacity. d) Serving as a subject matter specialist in support of Extension Educators. e) Presenting research supported information and education  f) Providing leadership in identifying and presenting the suitable and the latest technology discipline. g) Developing interdisciplinary approaches to problem solving. h) Collaborating with research and teaching faculty to stay current in their fields.

    Administration: Administrative responsibilities may include major service assignments within: 
a) A college or a department
b) An institute or research center
c) an Administrative department

    Other aspects of faculty performance as requested.

Competencies and Skills Needed:
  •     Ability to serve in a collegial fashion in accordance with professional and ethical principles
  •     Ability to work under pressure
  •     Excellent oral and written skills
  •     Knowledge of the Arabic language is an asset
  •     Superior interpersonal communication skills

Salary: Competitive

  •     Health Insurance-
  •     Educational Allowance-
  •     Annual Leave-
  •     Air ticket-
  •     Previous teaching experience
  •     A demonstrated record of achievement in teaching
  •     A demonstrated record of achievement in research

Essential Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. degree from an American regionally accredited university

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants who do not meet specified requirements will not be shortlisted. No telephone calls please.

Deadline Date: 31/07/2014

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