Instructor – Humanities and Social Sciences Jobs in Dubai at University of Wollongong in Dubai

Title: Instructor – Humanities and Social Sciences

Company: University of Wollongong in Dubai

Location: Dubai

The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the UAE’s oldest and most prestigious universities. Established in 1993 by the University of Wollongong in Australia – currently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world – UOW in Dubai represents a pioneering Australian initiative in the Gulf region.
The School of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Health (SHSSH) at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) invites applications for a full-time position in Media and Communication at the rank of Instructor.

The Bachelor of Communications & Media is a relatively new and dynamic program with four specializations:
1) Digital & Social Media
2) Visual Communication Design
3) Screen Media Production
4) Marketing Communication & Advertising.
The BCM program focus is process-based, project work, collaborative team work and preparing students for careers in the media industry. The BCM program is fully accredited by the Ministry of Education in U.A.E. and in Australia. We have a good relationship with the home campus and are now finding opportunities to collaborate globally with Australia and two other campuses.
In addition, we have recently moved to a brand-new campus in with the latest technology and classroom design for student centered learning. This position is a key hire and the candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and ongoing growth of the BCM program.

Job Responsibilities:

Engage in teaching, developing teaching resources, and working on teaching teams for courses in the BCM program

Teach a range of courses in the Digital & Social Media & Screen Media Production specializations

Work with Subject coordinators on the development of subjects – both existing and new

Lead the development of tutorial sections for BCM courses

Work with the Head of School and Program Director on the evaluation of courses and evaluation of the program

Teach in a variety of settings, including classroom, studio/lab, and possibly others, depending on the requirements of the course

Assess student work and provide feedback to students about their work

In collaboration with the Subject coordinator, grade assessments and issue final grades for students, and contribute to the writing of the subject reports

Coordinate with Program Director in planning BCM program activities and events

Collaborate with colleagues from the global network of UOW campuses
The successful candidate will join the university in the January 2022. The candidate will demonstrate strong evidence of teaching in a wide range of media and communication disciplines. Candidates should be fluent in media discourse and have proficiency with studio practice and in balancing the conceptual, theoretical, technical and practical demands of the discipline. Instructors are responsible for leading and teaching the tutorial/workshop sections of BCM courses. Qualifications
Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Media and Communication, Media Arts, Media Studies, or relevant discipline

Minimum of 2 years teaching experience at the Bachelors level

Experience in process based media making, both on an individual level as well as using process based approaches as teaching strategies

Ability to teach intermediate to advanced courses in Digital & Social Media & Game Media including: Emergent Media, Future Networks, Game Media Industries and Game Experience Design

Intermediate to advanced proficiency in media and teaching related software and platforms such as Adobe Creative Suites, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office, Keynote, Canva, Discord, and relevant Social Media platforms

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