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[Commlist] Job announcements: Department of Mass Communication and Media at GUST, Kuwait

Thu Dec 13 00:19:50 GMT 2018

*Four Open-Rank Positions: 1 & 2) Digital Media Production 3) Mass Communication/ Media Law 4) Visual Communication*

The Gulf University for Science and Technology ( <>) is Kuwait's first private, American-model university with approximately 4000 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& 2*: 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, multi-camera studio production, location production skills for film and video, visual storytelling, and advanced A/V production practices and workflow. Proven abilities in the scholarship of film and cinema studies, and international broadcasting cultures, are viewed as major assets.

* Position 3*: Mass Communication/ Media Law

Candidate sought with a background in mass media, strategic communication, oremerging mediawith a specialization in comparative media law. Familiarity with the media law in theMiddle Eastis highly desirable,but not required. Teaching responsibilities include general mass media classes, as well as teaching our Media Law and Ethics course.

*Position 4: *Visual Communication

Candidate sought will have teaching experience in visual communication in commercial contexts and at least two of the following:  graphic design and typography, advertising, integrated marketing communication, and promotional design. Professional experience in advertising, integrated marketing communication, and additional abilities to teach industry standard illustration, photo-manipulation, page layout, animation or digital media software programs are desirable.


The MCM Department offers a B.A. degree with concentrations in public relations and advertising, visual communication, and digital media production. There are approximately 600 majors overall. The department prides itself on an active and collegial academic environment with a strong commitment to experiential learning. The department and university are accredited both nationally and internationally.

GUST offers generous salaries and an excellent package, including housing and transportation allowances, educational allowances for dependents, private medical and dental plans, as well as annual return airfare home. Kuwait is also an income-tax-free country. Interested applicants are requested to visit our vacancies page at: _ and fill out the online form for the corresponding position.

Review of applications begins in December and will continue until the positions are filled.

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