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. GUST is internationally accredited by various bodies. The Computer Science degree offered by the Arts & Sciences is accredited by the ABET/CAC. In addition, the Foundation program in English is accredited by the Commission on Intensive English Program Accreditation (CEA).
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 collegiate academic environment with a strong commitment to experiential learning. The department expects its first American accreditation by Fall 2017. All instruction is in English.
Media Production/Broadcast Specialist:
The ideal candidate will have a mix of academic, professional, and technical expertise in the areas of broadcast and digital media production. Experience in radio or television broadcast production preferred. Teaching responsibilities include fundamentals of broadcasting, field production courses and Mass Media Management. Additional skills such as cinematography, editing, audio production or digital storytelling an asset. The candidate will play a leadership role in the evolution of our current broadcasting concentration into a broader emphasis on multimedia production on set, on location, and online.
The University is committed to lively teaching, integrating educational technology, and to active research and other forms of scholarship. CAS maintains a LinkedIn interests group page that can be viewed on the LinkedIn website, please visit it and learn about some of the activities that the CAS faculty are involved in. Candidates must have completed, at the time of appointment, all requirements for their doctorate in the advertised fields. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Although preference will be given to candidates who qualify for appointment at the rank of assistant professor those who qualify for appointment at higher ranks are also encouraged to apply.
GUST offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package including a housing allowance, education allowances for dependents, a medical and dental plan, as well as annual tickets home. Interested applicants are requested to visit our vacancies page (click 'Apply Online') and fill out the online form and upload supporting documents including a cover letter, CV and the names and contact information for at least three references. A confirmation that the application has been received will be sent immediately.