Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait

Positions: 1) Digital Media Production 2) Arab Media Specialist
Open Rank
Full-Time
Anticipated Start Date: August 2018

Two Open-Rank Positions: 1) Digital Media Production 2) Arab Media Specialist

The Gulf University for Science and Technology (www.gust.edu.kw) is Kuwait’s first private, American-model university with approximately 3,600 students. GUST currently offers programs in the Arts and Sciences, as well as Business—including an MBA.

The Department of Mass Communication and Media (MCM) invites applications for two open-rank, full-time positions. Candidates are expected to hold a PhD in a relevant field and have a demonstrated record of scholarly achievement. All instruction is in English. The teaching load is 3 sections per semester.

Position 1
: Digital Media Production
The ideal candidate will have a mix of academic, professional and technical expertise in the area of digital media production. Teaching responsibilities include fundamentals of broadcasting, field production courses, visual storytelling, advanced A/V production and workflow, and mass media management. Additional skills in film, broadcasting or graphics are a major asset.

Position 2
: Arab Media Specialist
Candidate sought with a background in mass media, strategic communication, or journalism with a specialization in Arab media. Teaching expectations include general mass media classes (introduction, writing, theory, etc.), as well as the development of specialized undergraduate courses in Arab media and communication studies.

The MCM Department offers a B.A. degree with concentrations in public relations and advertising, visual communication, and digital media production. There are approximately 600 majors overall. The department prides itself on an active and collegial academic environment with a strong commitment to experiential learning. The department and university are accredited both nationally and internationally.

GUST offers generous salaries and an excellent package, including housing and transportation allowances, educational allowances for dependents, private medical and dental plans, as well as annual return airfare home. Kuwait is also an income-tax-free country. Interested applicants are requested to visit our vacancies page at: https://www.gust.edu.kw/vacancies and fill out the online form for the corresponding position.

Review of applications begins in December and will continue until the positions are filled.