Instructor - Department of Media and Creative Industries

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP749-639

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
TV Instructor

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for an instructor position in the Department of Media and Creative Industries. The position posted is for a full-time Instructor in TV production and news broadcasting. The primary teaching role involves classes in Television Production, Writing for the Media, Writing for Broadcast, and Practicum in Digital Production.

Candidates are expected to have an active role in utilizing the Department's TV Studio in teaching and training that includes production activities, to raise the competence and proficiency levels of students to industry standards. Production of a weekly newscast is among the studio activities the candidate will be expected to play a role in.

The candidate will also contribute to curriculum and program development, participation in department and college committees, as well as rendering services within the department and the UAEU as a whole. Qualified candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate levels.

Requirements

Minimum Qualification
Applicants must have an earned MA or an equivalent degree in Media, Journalism field. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. Applicants must have a minimum of 10 years Industry and professional experience in a media organization that includes roles in reporting/editing, content creation, production and presentation. Applicants must have bilingual proficiency (Arabic/English), and ability to teach in both languages.

Preferred Qualification
Professional experience and role in journalism training.

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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