Assistant/Associate Professor in Media Studies American University of Sharjah, Department of Mass Communication (MCM) United Arab Emirates

Assistant/Associate Professor in Media Studies


The Department of Mass Communication (MCM) at American University of Sharjah (AUS) seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor with a background in media studies beginning Fall 2018-19. Candidates must have a PhD in Media Studies or Mass Communication with teaching experience and a proven record of scholarly publications. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in teaching a variety of theoretical and other core courses in media studies/mass communication at the university level in a liberal arts environment.

The Mass Communication Program at AUS is one of the most vibrant and successful programs of its kind in the region. The program offers a wide range of mass communication and media studies courses as both major requirements and major electives and in fulfillment of the General Mass Communication Area of the program.
AUS is located in the Emirate of Sharjah, adjacent to Dubai, UAE. Founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, AUS is an independent, not-for-profit coeducational university in the Gulf, serving more than 6,000 students from approximately 100 nationalities. AUS is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education's Higher Education Affairs Division in the United Arab Emirates. AUS is also accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA, Tel +1 215 662 5606).

Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, applications must be received before November 19, 2017. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Mahmoud Anabtawi, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, email: and with Subject: Application for Media Studies position.

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