Job Details
Posting Date
31/10/2022 Expiry Date 30/11/2022 Job Reference Number: 1992-2022-10-31T10:59:03
Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Full Professor in Visual Communication
Category Faculty Members College of Fine Arts
College Fine Arts and Design
Department Graphic Design and Multimedia
Job Purpose

The College of Fine Arts and Design seeks a qualified candidate to teach full time Graphic Design and/or Multimedia courses beginning September 2023.

Conduct teaching and research in graphic design/multimedia in the Visual Communication Program – Instruction is in English

Main accountabilities & expectations
  • Ability to teach design studio and related courses in graphic design and/or multimedia, with a special interest in teaching Branding, Digital Media, Information Design, Package Design, Typography (Arabic/English) and Web Design courses.
  • Strong research abilities and design activities.
  • Outstanding design skills with experience in professional practice.
  • Academically advise undergraduate students.
  • Engage in Program/Department and College assignments, activities, and events.
  • Participate in relevant professional activities in order to improve teaching and subject matter competence.
  • Serve on faculty committees as appointed or elected.
  • Lead efforts towards community engagement and other activities as assigned by the Department Chair or College Dean.
Job Specific Accountabilities -
Required Skills

Applicants holding PhD/MFA/MDes degree or equivalent with an excellent record of academic performance and/or industry experience. Preference given to candidates demonstrating:

    • Effective teaching skills and professional experience.
    • Solid experience in digital media and technology.
    • Ability to teach courses in support of design studio.
    • Good record in related research or design activities.
    • At least 3 years teaching experience in higher education institutions or 5 years fulltime industry experience in an established design firm.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills (in English).
    • Strong interpersonal skills towards effective professor-student interactions, both one-on-one (student interaction) and in group (classroom) sessions.
    • Sincere interest in assisting each student within a diverse and multi-cultural community to maximize their academic, spiritual and personal potential.
    • Team player that is motivated to strengthen and advance the department.
Preferred Qualification & Experience

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Job Location University of Sharjah (Main) , University of Sharjah (Main),
Competencies

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Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 3 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
Nationality All
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