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Assistant / Associate Professor of Journalism - English Track
American University in Dubai

Date Posted Jul. 10, 2018
Title Assistant / Associate Professor of Journalism - English Track
University American University in Dubai
Department Mohammed Bin Rashid School for Communication (MBRSC)
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Fall 2018
  • Dubai
    United Arab Emirates
  • 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 – English Track to begin teaching in Fall 2018.

The School invites qualified applicants for the full-time opening to teach multimedia journalism. 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 curriculum and also serving as advisor to our newly created online student newspaper.

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’s Degree in the discipline from a Western accredited institution at the time of appointment;
  • Extensive professional experience in Journalism;
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to be an active team player and a contributor to the continuous improvement in the Mohammed Bin Rashid School for Communication.

Candidates are expected to meet standards for personal professional scholarship, and 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 applicants must submit the following requirements via email to

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

Alternatively, applicants can submit their application materials to the following postal address:

Faculty Recruitment
The American University in Dubai
P.O. Box 28282, Dubai, U.A.E.

No telephone calls please.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    American University in Dubai
    United Arab Emirates
  • 0097143183145


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