CDES - Faculty - Digital Animation

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | College of Design | Full-time


The American University in the Emirates (AUE) invites Master of Fine Arts (MFA) holders and above applicants for full-time faculty teaching in one or more of the below Specialization:

  • Digital Animation

Academic Semester: Spring 2022-2023 (starting January 2022)

Instruction Language: English

Teaching Load:  24 credit hours per academic year 

You can check the program and the courses by clicking on the following link:

Job purpose

Responsible to provide students with professional expertise in teaching, assessing student work, academic advising, participating in administrative and committee activities, professional service, and community service. 

Qualifications & Education

  • Ph.D. or M.F.A. (terminal Degree) in the related field of Digital Animation from an accredited university in the United States of America or a recognized University accredited by an American Accreditation body
  • Applicant must have their degree wall certificate received by the time of the interview
  • 18 credit hours of graduate studies in the required field


  • Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of teaching /working experience in the field of Digital Animation at an internationally accredited university.
  • Proven record of excellence at baccalaureate program level teaching


Skills / Training / Knowledge

  • Curricular development and review.
  • Record of professional accomplishment including peer-reviewed publications
  • Continued research program and interest in collaboration with other faculty. 
  • Ability to integrate web-based and/or digital technology in the classroom.
  • Eagerness to contribute and provide services to the College and the University.
  • Excellent English Proficiency and Communication skills for Faculty teaching in English
  • Excellent Arabic Proficiency and Communication skills for faculty teaching in Arabic

Key Competencies

Critical Competences

Weighting (%)

(Must add up to 100%)

Teaching / Class Activities


Academic Advising


Research Activities


Curriculum Development


Professional Development Activities


Community Service


University Service




  • Expected to present research and practice-driven teaching
  • Adapt to the latest pedagogical techniques that stimulate students to inquiry and to encompass a broad and coherent body of knowledge, attaining the skills and competencies through engaging delivery techniques and development of appropriate assessments
  • Supervision of thesis, capstone, and internship assignments of students
  • Actively engage in scholarly activities and publish peer-reviewed articles in the area of specialization thus contributing to the Mission of the University.
  • Provide academic advising and guidance to the students in the program's learning outcomes, curriculum planning, and career planning.
  • Evaluating students’ performance and grading. Providing clear assessment criteria that reflect course content and its learning outcomes, setting expectations to students, avoiding cognitive biasness.
  • Contributes to regular curriculum reviewing and improving the existing curriculum or developing new specialization or program.
  • Participate by working in a task force or workgroup to accomplish assignments or projects such as accreditation, recruitment, research administration, consultation, and service to university, discipline, and to the community.
  • Acquire the latest academic techniques, discipline and professional certification, technology-related development, and leadership development through attending in-campus and out-campus workshops, seminars, and training.



American University in the Emirates – Dubai International Academic City – Dubai – United Arab Emirates.