The UAE Awaits You …
Become an Educator at the Higher Colleges of Technology
Founded in 1988, the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) has grown to be the UAE’s largest applied higher educational institution, with approximately 23,000 students attending modern, technology-oriented men and women campuses across 7 Emirates in the UAE. The HCT employs about 2,000 staff, from over 85 nationalities, who share practices, ideas and cultures from around the world, thereby enriching the HCT community.
With a reputation for embedding innovative teaching, learning methods and technologies in its pedagogy, HCT is at the cutting-edge of the UAE’s drive to diversify the economy towards a knowledge-oriented base. Teaching methods and technologies are the most modern available and focus on student achievement, advancement and employment.
HCT offers a wide range of English-taught programs in the core academic fields of Applied Media, Business, Computer Information Science, Education, Engineering Technology & Science and Health Sciences. These programs are designed in consultation with the UAE’s business and industry leaders to ensure that HCT student skills are job-relevant and up to the highest standards.
The HCT adopts international academic standards in classifying faculty according to their qualifications & experience, in one of the following 3 ranks:
- Associate Professor
- Assistant Professor
The Faculty of Applied Media provides effective teaching in one or more of the Applied Media disciplines (Graphic Design, Animation, Fashion Design and Merchandising, Video Production, Applied Media and Corporate and Media Communication). In addition to teaching, the faculty plays a role in meeting the division research goals and objectives. Uses research activities to inform teaching and develop students analytical and problem-solving skills. The candidate will play an active role in curriculum development, assessment, and evaluation. The Applied Media curriculum is delivered within a student-centric learning environment that fosters respect for students, their culture, and their traditions. The faculty plays an important role in assisting with the development and preservation of system-wide and directorate-specific policies, and are viewed as active participants in academic and extra-curricular events at the College and within the industry and community.
Education and Qualifications:
- Ph.D. Degree in Applied media or relevant discipline from an approved institution
- Holders of Master of Fine Arts with 5 years of relevant experience may apply
- A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in one or more of the Applied Media disciplines (Graphic Design, Animation, Video Production, and Corporate and Media Communication)
- Applicable relevant industry experience is preferred
- Possess specialist knowledge and the ability to operate specialist programs and equipment
- Have current knowledge of industry practices, trends and issues
For a detailed job description and to apply please visit https://recruit.hct.ac.ae/WebForms/ViewJobDetail.aspx?j=37679&h=0. We are currently looking for Faculty to start in August 2018 and the review of candidates will continue until the position is filled. All inquiries and applications will be held in strict confidence.