The Department of Media Communication at American University of Sharjah is seeking early- to mid-career scholars to fill full-time faculty positions, commencing in Fall 2024. Successful candidates must hold a doctoral degree in communication or a related field from a reputable university, and they should demonstrate a robust research agenda. Applicants should be able to teach in one or more of the following areas: integrated marketing communication, digital media, media theory, and/or other communication courses, including social media, content creation and media planning. While prior experience in teaching advertising and public relations is advantageous, preference will be given to those who exhibit proficiency in teaching a diverse range of courses within the department’s curriculum, and who can effectively bridge theoretical knowledge with skills-based instruction. A strong commitment to teaching students from diverse cultural and national backgrounds is expected.
Applications are accepted digitally here until December 15, 2023:
Situated nearby Sharjah International Airport in the expansive University City area, and only 30 minutes from Dubai International Airport, AUS is located in a dynamic and cosmopolitan area that includes abundant opportunities for travel, entertainment, cultural experiences and natural beauty. Salary and benefits are competitive.
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, AUS offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 5,000 students from approximately 90 nations. English is the language of instruction and the workplace. AUS has been ranked among the top ten Arab universities by QS World University Rankings every year for the past eight consecutive years.
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 (1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #166, Wilmington, DE 19801 USA) since June 2004.