Job Details
Posting Date
14/11/2018 Expiry Date 15/12/2018 Job Reference Number: 1188-2018-11-14T12:58:10
Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Graphic Design
Category Faculty Members College of Fine Arts
College Fine Arts and Design
Department Graphic Design and Multimedia
Job Purpose

  • Fulfilling teaching position at the Graphic Design and Multimedia Program that is required to; first, replace a faculty who left last year; and second, to cover the extra teaching workload that appear due to the increase in students' numbers.
Main accountabilities & expectations
  • Contribute to teaching, curriculum development and delivery of the Graphic Design curriculum across the College.
  • Contribute to the preparation of accreditation documents and applications.
  • The appropriate candidate should have strong enthusiasm for research and publications.
  • Participate actively in service to the College, University, and outreach to the community.

Job Specific Accountabilities
  • A proven record of excellence at academic-level teaching; and ideally experience in the creative design sector, Graphics or Digital Media.
  • A proven experience in teaching studio-based courses that are highly specialized in Graphic Design such as, but not limited to: branding and identity design, advertising, packaging design, and typography etc.
  • An experience in academic quality assurance, institutional effectiveness and accreditation.
  • Commitment to a sustained pace of scholarship and/or creative activities.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in teaching related programs at Higher Education level.
Required Skills
  • A record of experience or industry certification in the following software: Adobe Creative Suite, (Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop Adobe After Effects, Adobe Animate) and Final Cut Pro.
  • A record of experience in Graphic Design practice.
Preferred Qualification & Experience

MFA / MA with emphasis in Graphic Design and / or Digital design or equivalent from an accredited institution at the time of appointment.

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

Behavioral Competency Description
Integrity & Respect
  • Demonstrates sound moral and ethical principles at work on program and college levels with colleagues and students.
  • Ability to adapt with various
  • Strong and effective bilingual communication skills verbally and written.
  • Demonstrate appropriate time and work organisation skills on program and college levels.
  • Demonstrate effective organization skills in theoretical and studio-based course.
Conflict Management
  • Develop effective conflict resolution skill set.
Accountability & Accuracy


  • Ability to complete the tasks they are assigned within reasonable timeframe.
  • Ability to perform the duties required by their job.
  • Ability to be present for their proper shifts in order to fulfill or further the goals of the college and university.


Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 5 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
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