CDES - Faculty - College of Design

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Full-time

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The American University in the Emirates invites Ph.D. holder applicants for full-time faculty (Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor).

Academic Year: 2021-2022

The faculty required will be teaching in one or more of the below Specializations:

  • Digital Animation
  • Graphic Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Interior Design

Instruction Language: English

Teaching Load:  24 credit hours per academic year for faculty members having a Ph.D.

 

Job purpose

Responsible to provide students with professional expertise in teaching, assessing student work, academic advising, participating in administrative and committee activities, professional service, and community service. 

Qualifications & Education

  • Ph.D. or M.F.A. (terminal Degree) in the related field of Computer Science & Information Technology from an accredited university in the United States of America or a recognized University accredited by an American Accreditation body
  • Applicant must have their degree wall certificate received by the time of the interview
  • 18 credit hours of graduate studies in the required field
  • Minimum one research publication in Scopus journals

Experience 

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of teaching /working experience in an internationally accredited university.
  • Proven record of excellence at baccalaureate and graduate program level teaching

 

Skills / Training / Knowledge

  • Curricular development and review.
  • Record of professional accomplishment including peer-reviewed publications
  • Continued research program and interest in collaboration with another faculty. 
  • Ability to integrate web-based and/or digital technology in the classroom.
  • Willingness to provide service to the University and the College.
  • Excellent English Proficiency and Communication skills for Faculty teaching in English
  • Excellent Arabic Proficiency and Communication skills for faculty teaching in Arabic

Key Competencies

Critical competences

Weighting (%)

(Must add up to 100%)

Teaching / Class Activities

20%

Academic Advising

10%

Research Activities

20%

Curriculum Development

15%

Professional Development Activities

15%

Community Service

10%

University Service

10%

 

Responsibilities:

  • Expected to present research and practice-driven teaching
  • Adapt to the latest pedagogical techniques that stimulate students to inquiry and to encompass a broad and coherent body of knowledge, attaining the skills and competencies through engaging delivery techniques and development of appropriate assessments
  • Supervision of thesis, capstone and internship assignments of students
  • Actively engage in scholarly activities and publish peer-reviewed articles in the area of specialization thus contributing to the Mission of the University.
  • Provide academic advising and guidance to the students in the program's learning outcomes, curriculum planning, and career planning.
  • Evaluating students’ performance and grading. Providing clear assessment criteria that reflect course content and its learning outcomes, setting expectations to students, avoiding cognitive biasness.
  • Contributes to regular curriculum reviewing and improving the existing curriculum or developing new specialization or program.
  • Participate by working in a task force or workgroup to accomplish assignments or projects such as accreditation, recruitment, research administration, consultation, and service to university, discipline and to the community.
  • Acquire latest academic techniques, discipline and professional certification, technology-related development, and leadership development through attending in-campus and out-campus workshops, seminars and training.

 

LOCATION:

American University in the Emirates – Dubai International Academic City – Dubai – United Arab Emirates.