Gulf University for Science & Technology Job Ads: Media (Kuwait)

Job adsTwo Open-Rank Positions in Media, GULF UNIVERSITY FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, Department of Mass Communication. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

The Gulf University for Science and Technology 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.

Gulf University for Science & Technology job ad (Kuwait)

Mass Communication, Media Law at Gulf University for Science and Technology

The Gulf University for Science and Technology 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 and Media at GUST invites applications for a full-time position in the area of Mass Communication, with expertise in media law, beginning in Fall 2016. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Mass Communication or a related degree and have a demonstrated record of scholarly achievement.

Applicants will have experience teaching a variety of undergraduate mass communication courses. A good candidate will be able to teach (North American/European/Australasian) media law and ethics, with the ability to incorporate comparative perspectives with local and regional Arab media environments. Additional teaching responsibilities could include courses on research methods, media theory, media history, media writing, and global media. Expertise in emerging media or public relations are especially welcome. Further duties include advising students, engaging in scholarship, and providing institutional service.

The Department of Mass Communication and Media offers a B.A. degree with concentrations in public relations and advertising, visual communication, and radio/TV broadcasting. There are approximately 500 majors overall with the largest majority concentrating in PR. The MCM department prides itself on an active and collegial academic environment with a strong commitment to experiential learning. All instruction is in English.

GUST offers generous 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 visit our vacancies page and fill out the online form. Then upload supporting documents, including a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information for at least three references. A confirmation of the submission will be sent immediately.

Review of applications begins in December 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.