American University of Sharjah

Assistant/Associate professor position in Media Studies

The Department of Mass Communication (MCM) at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) seeks an Assistant/Associate Professor with a background in media studies beginning Fall 2018-19. Candidates must have a Ph. D. in Media Studies or Mass Communication with teaching experience and a proven record of scholarly publications. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in teaching a variety of theoretical and other core courses in media studies/mass communication at the university level in a liberal arts environment.

The Mass Communication Program at AUS is one of the most vibrant and successful programs of its kind in the region. The program offers a wide range of mass communication and media studies courses as both major requirements and major electives and in fulfillment of the General Mass Communication Area of the program.

AUS is located in the Emirate of Sharjah, adjacent to Dubai, UAE. Founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, AUS is an independent, not-for-profit coeducational university in the Gulf, serving some 5,500 students of 82 nationalities. Our Mass Communication Program at AUS is accredited by the UAE Commission of Higher Education and the US Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, applications must be received before Nov. 19, 2017. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Mahmoud Anabtawi, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, e-mail: and with Subject: Application for Media Studies position.