Lecturer or Assistant Professor in Media Production & Broadcasting


College of Art & Sciences

Department of Mass Communication

Full-time Faculty

Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has been dedicated to offering internationally benchmarked undergraduate and postgraduate programs and has become one of the region’s leading centers of academic excellence. We have a vibrant and cosmopolitan student population of around 6,000 students from over 60 nationalities enrolled in 32 undergraduate programs and 24 postgraduate programs, including our prestigious DBA. ADU is the only private higher education institution in the UAE and the region to receive international accreditation and institutional recognition from the “Western Association of Schools and Colleges: Senior College and University Commission – WSCUC”.

The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) provides general education courses for all undergraduate students, with few select undergraduate programs and post graduate studies in the education field: BA in Mass Communication (Arabic and English), Post Graduate Professional Diploma in Teaching (English), MSc in Special Education, and Med in Educational Leadership. CAS also provides courses in areas of Sciences, Mathematics, and Statistics that are college requirement courses for UG students joining Engineering and Health Sciences programs.


The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Abu Dhabi University seeks a candidate for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor in Media Production & Broadcasting. The candidate should hold a PhD or a Terminal Degree in a related area, be a bilingual who can teach in both our English and Arabic streams of the program and possess technical skills in video production and postproduction. The position begins in Fall 2024. The successful candidate should be able to teach undergraduate courses such as:

  • Introduction to Film
    • Short Film Production
  • Introduction to Graphic Design
    • TV and Radio News
  • Short Video Production
    • Digital Photography
  • Video Editing and Visual Effects
    • Writing for Broadcast and New Media
  • Screenwriting
    • Directing for Documentary
  • Radio Production
    • Single & Multi Camera Production

Job Responsibilities

Prepare and deliver lectures and seminars. Consult and supervise student projects and research work. Mark and assess student work, assignments, projects, tests and examinations. Prepare, review and moderate examination questions and marking answer scripts. Develop subject teaching materials for the subjects the academic teaches. Participate in professional activities in the University/ community. Be a member of various committees. Carry out leadership roles in educational activities in their academic Department/ Centre. Requirements:

A PhD or a Terminal Degree in Mass Communication specializing in Broadcasting, Media Production, New Media or any other relevant field. Demonstrated experience of working in the media industry. Strong research and publication record. Proficiency in video production and postproduction techniques such as photography, videography, video and audio editing using industry standard software such as Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Adobe Audition… Effective presentation skills, both theoretical and practical. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Arabic language. Familiarity with the new media technologies.

Application Instructions

Applicants With Valid UAE Residency Will Be Given Special Consideration. Please Submit Your CV Through The LinkedIn Link And The Whole Applications Should Be Submitted At [email protected] And Must Include The Following

  • The email subject to be specified as: Open Rank Faculty- Discipline
  • Cover letter, to be addressed to the CAS Faculty Search Committee, College of Arts and Sciences, Abu Dhabi University
  • Resume/CV, including a list of the courses taught and full list of publications
  • Names, address, phone number, and e-mail address for three references
  • A combined statement of teaching philosophy and research interest
  • A copy of transcripts for the highest degree held and evidence of appointment to the current academic rank. Note that all job offers are contingent upon attestation and equalization of the highest degree.

The deadline to receive complete applications is April 30th, 2024. Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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