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Al Ain University of science and Technology
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Assistant / Associate Professor in Public Relations

Job Description and Requirements

Summary:

 

The College seeks a dynamic and collaborative faculty member to guide and inspire Public Relations. Candidates must also have evident potential in providing quality teaching at undergraduate level. Demonstrated interest in developing case studies, e-learning solutions and other innovative pedagogical resources is a plus. Also Should have a good practical experience in the field of industry.

Job Description:

 

·  To lead teaching, curriculum development, and course management supporting the College’s activities in public relations studies.
To engage actively in research/scholarly activity.
To undertake projects at course/college level focused on enhancing student practical experience.
May be required to mentor colleagues with less experience; co-ordinate the work of other to ensure effective teaching delivery; supervise administrative and professional staff.
To participate in the community engagement activities to serve the community.
To ensure that the teaching is informed by contemporary research in the relevant field and develops the ability of students to engage in debate, critical discourse and rational thinking.
To ensure that students have an effective learning experience by providing high quality academic guidance and advice, which enhances their employability.
To undertake work with a range of external partners and professional bodies/agencies in the UAE and overseas.
To reflect critically on teaching practice, implement improvements, disseminate good practice effectively to others, and contribute to quality monitoring and enhancement and to professional accreditation processes as required.
To work effectively as a team member, chairing committees and working groups, and where appropriate supervising or mentoring other members of staff.
To demonstrate innovative approaches to teaching and support for students through the use of a wide range of learning resources and appropriate pedagogic practice.
 

General Conditions:
The successful candidate will have: 

- Evidence of sound full-time teaching experience with an appropriate scholarly record at the assistant/associate professor level in higher education. 

- Demonstrate a good experience of working in the field of Public Relations.

- Bilingual Arabic and English (Special emphasis in the ability to teach in English language)

- Evidence of excellence in research. 
- Experience serving diverse communities or groups traditionally under-represented in academia. 
- Active participation in professional organizations or associations. 

- Excellent interpersonal skills.

- Be academically prepared and professionally qualified to teach public relations courses at the undergraduate.