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One-Year Visiting Faculty in the Department of Mass Communication
American University of Sharjah

Date Posted Dec. 19, 2018
Title One-Year Visiting Faculty in the Department of Mass Communication
University American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Department Mass Communication Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2019
  • Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
  • Communication

The Department of Mass Communication at American University of Sharjah (AUS) is seeking applicants at all ranks for a one-year visiting appointment commencing August 2019.

Successful candidates must have a PhD in Integrated Marketing Communication, Advertising or Public Relations; a record of excellent teaching and the ability to teach across the mass communication curriculum; a solid scholarly record; and a commitment to productive institutional service. The university is fully committed to equal opportunity at all levels without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, age, family status or national origin.

Application materials must include a letter of interest in the position, curriculum vitae, one sample research publication and contact information for three referees. Please submit applications via

Complete applications received by February 3, 2019 will be given priority.

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, United Arab Emirates (about 15 km from Dubai), AUS offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to approximately 5,200 students from more than 90 nations. English is the language of instruction and the workplace.

AUS was recently named by Times Higher Education as hosting the most internationally diverse student body in the world, reflecting a dynamic and cosmopolitan metro area that includes abundant opportunities for travel, entertainment, cultural experiences and natural beauty.

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 (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA, Tel +1 215 662 5606) since June 2004.

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Contact Information

  • Mohammad Ayish
    Mass Communication Department
    American University of Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates


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