Assistant Professor – Foundations – College ofArt Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at Zayed University

Title: Assistant Professor – Foundations – College ofArt

Company: Zayed University

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Design/Web/Multimedia, Education



Assistant Professor
-Foundations – College of Art TheRequirements   Applicants must have earned a Doctorate orMaster of Fine Arts degree (or equivalent terminal degree) inAnimation Design, Graphic Design, Visual Arts or a relatedfield.

Experience withgraduate programs andacademic administrative experience would be anasset.  It is anticipated that thesuccessful candidate will make a valuable contribution to thedevelopment of the programs in the College through instruction ofintroductory level courses covering a wide range of learningoutcomes. The successful candidate shoulddemonstrate versatility, forward thinking, and experience infoundational-level instruction at the undergraduatelevel. The candidate’s approach andexperience in engaging students through a variety of learningoutcomes should be evident within their teaching portfolio,statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi and samples of studentwork.

Courses in Foundations areinterdisciplinary in nature that incorporate practices of both artand design. Course priority include:
Principles of Design, ArtFoundations, Basic Design, and Research Methods for Artists andDesigners.
Successfulcandidates will alsodemonstrate:  A proven record of excellence in baccalaureate-levelteaching.  Suggested areas include drawing, painting,sculpture, photography, printmaking, illustration, animation, orgraphic design Dedication to curricularinnovation.  Commitment to asustained pace of scholarship and/or creativeactivities.  A record of professionalaccomplishment appropriate to their rank.

Substantial level of computer literacy and a goodproficiency of usage of IT in education.

Willingness toprovide service to the University and tothe College. For the coordinator position,experience in Foundations program coordination would be anasset


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