Job Description and Requirements
The Responsibilities The College seeks candidates at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor levels. The College is seeking dynamic individuals who can provide expertise and leadership in Integrated Strategic Communications’ (ISC) major courses.
We seek candidates with innovative ideas who will be able to teach basic principles / fundamentals, writing, strategic planning and campaigns, all incorporating elements of advertising, public relations, and marketing communications in traditional and online environments.
Integrated Strategic Communications is the largest concentration and has student chapters of the Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA) on both campuses.
The College also has a Strategic Public Relations graduate program. Candidates would be expected to be qualified to support these activities.
New ISC faculty members will teach and conduct research or creative activities within the scope of the concentration. The position also requires the successful applicant to handle student advising, course development, serve on College-wide committees, conduct scholarly activities, including research and / or creative endeavors.
The Requirements All candidates for this position are expected to have a record of previous teaching experience that meets international standards, as well as professional experience and / or scholarly / creative activities in the area of emphasis.
Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the ability to teach, conduct research and / or engage in creative activity and participate in interdisciplinary College efforts in addition to their specific areas of specialization.
Applicants for the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor must have a terminal degree (PhD preferred) with a specialization in communication, public relations or advertising from a QS ranked university.
The following doctorates are particularly desirable, Doctorate in Communication, Doctorate in Public Relations, Doctorate in Advertising and Doctorate in Applied Communications.
Professional experience is desirable as well as a proven track record of excellence in teaching. In addition, an established track-record of publications in Scopus listed or ranked journals is desired.
Candidates are expected to be effective teachers / scholars and are expected to teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs and be involved in outreach efforts to the community.
and / or digital media. Knowledge of entrepreneurship as well as experience in social / digital media and creativity is beneficial.