Assistant Professor in Mass Communication  

  1. Education:
  • Highest Qualification:      PhD “From an Accredited International Academic Institution”
  • Field of specialization:     Mass Communication or related field.
  • Publications required:      at least 10 related publications and applied case studies preferably with Scopus indexed Journals

 

  1. Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
  • Fluent in English and Arabic Language.
  • Advanced Skills in Microsoft Office, Graphic Design, Photoshop, InDesign, Computer Applications, Multi Media Applications and Preferably with work experience in Distance Learning Environment.

 

  1. Experience:
  • Minimum three years’ experience in teaching Mass Communication courses in English. 

 

  1. Competencies:
  • Solid background and competency in curriculum development and accreditation Standards
  • With advanced knowledge and experience in writing academic program specifications
  • Excellent experience in preparing Initial Accreditations, Self-Studies, replies to ERT reports.
  • Can deal with inspection and accreditation bodies of new and old programs as per the CAA at the MOE in United Arab Emirates and other international accrediting bodies.
  • Excellent in leading team and meeting accreditation deadlines.

 

  • Responsibilities:

 

  • Required to work for 40 hours per week spread over five working days as per academic calendar and carry responsibilities in instruction, research and publication, participation in governance particularly in Committee on Program Effectiveness, community engagement, student advising, and administrative tasks. 
  • Teach 12 credit courses at the undergraduate and nine (9) credit courses for graduate programs for terminal degree holders; and 15 credit courses for master degree holders for every semester.
  • Deliver, monitor, evaluate, and enhance assigned courses
  • Allocate a minimum of one (1) hour a week for each course (e.g. 4 courses = 4 hours) to provide consultation services for students for that particular course.
  • Supervise students who are enrolled in the internship program, thesis, integrated paper, and other related capstone; and, ensure that they receive technical guidance by providing concepts, theories and models academically operationalized them appropriate to the particular research work to come up with a Standard academic paper. 
  • Write course reports on or before the end of the semester, and ensure that course files are properly documented with appropriate evidence and submit at the end of the semester.