CDES - Digital Animation Faculty - MFA holder

Dubai, United Arab Emirates | CDES | Full-time

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The American University in the Emirates (AUE) invites Master of Fine Arts (MFA) holder applicants for full-time faculty teaching in one or more of the below Specialization:

  • Digital Animation

Instruction Language: English

Teaching Load:  24 credit hours per academic year 

 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 Digital Animation 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

Experience 

  • Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of teaching /working experience in the field of Digital Animation at an internationally accredited university.
  • Proven record of excellence at baccalaureate 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 other faculty. 
  • Ability to integrate web-based and/or digital technology in the classroom.
  • Eagerness to contribute and provide services to the College and the University.
  • 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 the 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.