CMMC - Faculty - Public Relations - Fall Semester

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | College of Media & Mass Communication | Contract

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The American University in the Emirates invites Ph.D. holder applicants for full-time faculty (Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor).

Academic year: 2024-2025 (Mid- August 2024)

The faculty required will be teaching in one or more of the below Specializations:

  • Public Relations

 Instruction Language: English & Arabic

Teaching Load:  24 credit hours per academic semester

Job purpose

Responsible for providing 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. in the related field of Public Relations from an accredited university in the United States of America or a recognized University accredited by an American Accreditation body
  • Applicant must have completed a Philosophy Doctorate (Ph.D.) by the time of recruitment from an internationally accredited university.
  • 18 credit hours of graduate studies in the required field
  • Minimum two research publications in Scopus journals
  • Bilingual is a must (English and Arabic)

Experience 

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience in an internationally accredited university.
  • Proven record of excellence at baccalaureate and graduate program level teaching

Job purpose

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

 

Skills / Training / Knowledge

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

Job Description

 1. Instructional Delivery (Teaching Performance)

  1. Present research and practice driven teaching and
  2. adapt to 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

2. Instructional Management

Effectively manage the instructional processes

3. Assessment and Evaluation

  1. Evaluating students’ performance and grading
  2. Provide clear assessment criteria that reflect course content and its learning outcomes
  3. Set expectations to students and avoid cognitive biasness

4. Curriculum Development and Review

Contributes to regular curriculum reviewing and improving the existing curriculum for quality and effectiveness

  1. For quality:
    1. Currency and relevancy of the theories and practice in the field
    2. Intellectual rigor appropriate to the level of the degree program
  2. For Effectiveness
    1. Increasingly complex presentation of theories, principles, and practice
    2. Increasingly complex levels of analysis and development of competencies
    3. Application of theories and principles.

5. Research, and/or Scholarship

Actively engage in scholarly activities and publish peer-reviewed articles in area of specialization thus contributing to the Mission of the University

6. Professional Development

Acquire latest academic techniques, discipline and professional certification, technology related development, and leadership development through attending in-campus and out-campus workshops, seminars and training

7. Academic Advising and Academic Success

Provide academic advising and guidance the students in the program learning outcomes, curriculum planning and career planning

8. Service

Participate by working in a task force or workgroup to accomplish assignment or project such as accreditation, recruitment, research administration, consultation, and service to university, discipline and to community

 

LOCATION:

Dubai International Academic City – Dubai – United Arab Emirates.