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Full-time Assistant/Associate Professor Position in New Media Design

Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai
Dubai (City) (AE)
Date posted
Apr 19, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Job Purpose
Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai invites applicants to apply for an Assistant/Associate Professor position to teach in the New Media Design program. We are seeking candidates who are well-rounded designers with an expertise in interaction design. Ideal candidates will possess the ability to integrate principles related to areas such as New Media Design, Visual Communication Design, Graphic Design, UX, Experience Design, etc. design. Candidates should be qualified to teach throughout the curriculum, including proficiency in applications such as Adobe Creative Cloud and Figma. Ideal candidates will also bring diverse perspectives and experiences that contribute to a broader understanding of design and how contemporary social and professional environments are shaping our practices and understanding of the field. Expectations include teaching studio and lecture courses; participating in innovative teaching and curriculum development; rendering service to the university, and community; career advising and mentoring students; and participating in professional organizations important to the field of design
Faculty on sabbatical can also apply.
The selected candidate is expected to start on August 26, 2024 in Dubai.
Required Qualifications
• MFA degree in Graphic Design, New Media, Visual Communications, Animation or equivalent terminal degree.
• Demonstrated experience in any of the following areas of design: typography, graphic design, interactive design, user experience design, and 3D design.
• Teaching Experience.
• Professional Experience.
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects), Figma.
• Experience with 3D modeling applications
• Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the RIT Dubai’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
Application Procedure
Please email your application to and include the followings in your application:
• Subject line must include your name and the position you are applying for. (Name – New Design Media)
• Cover letter detailing your technical/professional, teaching, and scholarship
RIT Dubai, Dubai Silicon Oasis, P.O. Box 341055, Dubai, UAE
Tel: +971 4 371 2000, E-mail:, Website:
qualifications and achievements. • Resume or curriculum vitae.
• Upload course syllabi with at least three assignments. (If available)
• Provide a link to 5 to 10 examples of professional work.
• Provide a link to examples of student work. (If available)
• Names, addresses and phone numbers of three references.
• Contact information.
Applications review will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For more information please visit RIT Dubai website at


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