University of Business and Technology

Assistant Professor of Advertising Creative

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University of Business and Technology – Jeddah College of Advertising, Department: Advertising Creative Design 

Jeddah, KSA

Position Title: Lecturer/Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

Type: Full- time (non-tenure-track)

Category: Other Fine and Applied Arts Faculty

About UBT:

The University of Business and Technology is a private institution of more than (600) undergraduate and graduate students. The University is situated on two campuses. A new beautiful campus will short open on the seaside of the city of Jeddah next to the Corniche, in a residential and vibrant district, which is a growing urban area. UBT reflects this vitality with a multicultural environment with international students and faculty members. 

About the JCA:

The College of Advertising is an accredited institutional member of the NCAAA (National Commission for Academic Accreditation and Assessment) and IAA (International Advertising Association). The College programs include undergraduate studies in Core Advertising Courses and Concentration Courses in Communication, Management and Creative Design applied to Advertising. 

Job description and expectations:

The Department of Advertising Creative Design within the Jeddah College of Advertising (UBT) invites application for a full-time, non-tenure-track appointment at Lecturer/Assistant/Associate ranks of Creative Advertising, to begin August/September 2022. 

The position requires the ability to teach undergraduate level of Advertising Creative Design including introductory courses, such as Visual Literacy, Fundamentals of design, Brand identity design, and advanced level courses, such as Advertising campaign concept and strategy design, Editorial design, Motion design, Visual effects, UI/UX design along with proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud and knowledge of relevant industry and design software. 

The department seeks to hire an active and engaged faculty member who combines professional expertise with excellence in teaching and research. Those with extensive industry experience are encouraged to apply along with those with an active scientific production.

Teaching: Teaching activities include classroom instruction, directing projects, assisting with student research and internships. Classroom instruction may be undergraduate and/or graduate lecture/seminar courses. All faculty are expected to mentor and advise students on their development, including choices relating to academic program, research projects and career directions. Participate in the development/design and revision of curriculum offered.

Research/Scholarly Work: Pursue scholarly research and publication, and/or professional practice in the area of teaching emphasis. Scientific production in refereed indexed journals in the related fields is a must.

Service: Participate actively as a member of the university community, on administrative committees, research committees, in university governance activities, and student advising.The successful candidate will be required to provide office hours, serve as an academic adviser for students, contribute to the quality and educational objectives of the program, maintain a strong interest in innovative approaches to teaching strategies, provide community service to the college, foster industry relations and a solid research culture.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

A strong knowledge of the subject area combined with a broad subject background enabling contributions to teaching programs. Experience in diverse advertising issues such as creative strategy, concept development, brand management creative execution and presentation is preferred. Evidence of ability to teach and to supervise academic work. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills in English.

Working at JCA: the faculty will work in a collaborative environment across the disciplines of Advertising, within a constructive relationships and collaboration with colleagues and with students. 

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Graphic design, Visual Communication, Advertising, Creative studies, or equivalent areas. Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud is a must.

Preferred Qualifications: Three years academic or industry experience recommended. Five or more years preferred.

Salary and Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience. UBT is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health insurance plans as well as housing and transportation allowances.

Applicants should be prepared to submit the following: Applicants should be prepared to submit the following(1) cover letter, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3) link to URL for your personal website with online portfolio of personal and student work (10-20 examples of each), (4) teaching philosophy, (5) research statement, (6) three samples of scientific writing, (7) name and contact information for three professional references.

Please apply online at info.jca@ubt.edu.sa 

Review of applications will begin immediately, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. 

For general inquiries regarding the job posting, please contact: GHRD@UBT.EDU.SA

For specific inquiries regarding the Job description and requirements, please contact c.greco@ubt.edu.sa (College Vice-Dean for Academic Affairs)

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Job details

Title
Assistant Professor of Advertising Creative
Location
Dhaban – North Jeddah Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Published
2022-08-02
Application deadline
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The University of Business and Technology (UBT) is a young and pioneering private Higher Education provider established in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi...

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