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Assistant/Associate Professor of Journalism and Public Relations (English)
American University in Dubai

Date Posted Apr. 18, 2024
Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Journalism and Public Relations (English)
University American University in Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Department The Mohammed Bin Rashid School for Communication (MBRSC)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 26, 2024
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Journalism
    Interdisciplinary Studies

The Mohammed Bin Rashid School for Communication (MBRSC), the first of its kind in the Arabian Gulf region, at the American University in Dubai invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of Journalism and Public Relations (English) to begin teaching in Fall 2024 semester.

The School invites qualified applicants for the full-time opening to teach multimedia journalism and public relations. Candidates should have solid teaching credentials and/or professional experience in converged journalism across a variety of platforms. Responsibilities will include teaching basic and advanced courses (in English) in an evolving journalism/communication curriculum.

MBRSC presently offers the Bachelor of Communication and Information Studies degree with majors in Journalism /Digital Production and Storytelling, and a Master of Art in Leadership and Innovation in Contemporary Media.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Doctorate or a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in the discipline from a Western accredited institution at the time of appointment;
  • Strong research record and/or professional experience in Journalism/Communication/Public Relations;
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to be an active team player and a contributor to continuous improvement in the Mohammed Bin Rashid School for Communication.

Candidates are expected to meet standards for professional engagement and scholarly activity, , as well as assist in student advising, curriculum development, and other service to the department, school, and community.

The compensation package for this position is competitive and is based on the expatriate model. Besides tax-exempt basic salary, it includes housing, annual two-way airfare, health/life insurance, professional memberships, conference attendance expenses, assistance with children's tuition, and other components.

The American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995. It serves UAE nationals and international students who seek world-class career-oriented education. AUD, as an international institution of higher education, encourages global understanding by providing an atmosphere of cultural diversity and opportunities for an international education.

Applications will be accepted and evaluated until this position is filled. 

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications through AUD's Recruitment Portal, where they can create their profiles and provide the necessary documents.

  • Cover letter
  • Updated CV
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of research
  • Contact information of three (3) academic/professional references


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Contact Information

  • Office of Human Resources
    The Mohammed Bin Rashid School for Communication (MBRSC)
    American University in Dubai
    Media City
    United Arab Emirates
  • 043999000


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