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UOWD8348 - Adjunct Lecturer- Public Relations Concepts

Business Unit: Academic
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Department: Humanities, Social Sciences and Health
Contract Type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Dubai
Position Profile:

UOWD is currently seeking an Adjunct Lecturer for the School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Health to teach Public Relations Concepts.

The position is for the Winter 2022 trimester commencing in January 2022.

It is open to qualified candidates having the following attributes: 

  • PhD. Degree in Public Relations (or related discipline) from an internationally recognized institution
  • University teaching experience at an internationally recognized institution specializing in public relations
  • An active researcher in the field (or related field) with publications in recognized international journals
  • Fluency in English language (both spoken and written)
  • Should have a valid UAE Residency Visa with No Objection Certificate from the visa sponsor.
Subject Description:

This subject provides students with an introduction to the relational and communication concepts that underpin public relations. The aim is to provide students with the concepts to compare, debate, and evaluate different approaches to public relations from a theoretical perspective. Key concepts studied include management and organization of public relations; social media and associated analytics; audiences, stakeholders and publics; media relations; issues and crisis management; creativity and communication. A social innovation orientation is adopted to emphasize the dynamics of change, power and ethics. Public relations concepts will be applied to relevant contemporary issues and case studies in order to analyze the implications for practice.

This subject is part of the Marketing, Communication & Advertising Specialization within the Bachelor of Communication and Media degree. 

To Apply:

All interested applicants are requested to apply before the closing date. Review of applications will start after the closing date and continue until the position is filled.

Closing Date: Friday, 10th December 2021

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Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV