The Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) is Kuwait’s first private, American-model university. GUST currently offers programs in Arts and Sciences, and Business-including an MBA.
The Department of Mass Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences at GUST invites applications for full-time positions in Public Relations or Strategic Communication. The Department offers a B.A. Degree with concentrations in Public Relations and Advertising, Visual Communication, and Radio/TV broadcasting. There are approximately 400 majors overall with the largest majority concentrating in PR.
Applicants with a Ph.D. in Communication and professional public relations experience are preferred; Applicants with expertise in international public relations, advertising or strategic communication, social media, or rhetoric/persuasion are highly desirable.
Duties may include teaching undergraduate courses in public relations and advertising, strategic communication, integrated marketing communication, as well as general courses in persuasive writing, communication theory and methods. Additional duties include advising PR students, engaging in scholarship, and institutional service.
Candidates are required to have completed all requirements for their doctorate at the time of appointment. Applications will be considered on a continuous basis until the positions are filled. GUST offers competitive salaries and an excellent package, including a housing allowance, educational allowances for dependents, medical and dental plans, as well as annual return airfare home. Kuwait is also a tax-free country.
Interested applicants are requested to send a cover letter, complete CV, and the names and contact information for at least three references to Dr. Ali Ansari, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at CASHR@gust.edu.kw. In the subject of the email please state “Position applied for: Public Relations.” Kindly note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. This institution chooses not to disclose its domestic partner benefits policy.