Assistant/Associate Professor in Interactive Media/Computer Graphics/Game Design
Zayed University College of Technological Innovation
United Arab Emirates



Assistant/Associate Professor in Interactive Media/Computer Graphics/Game Design -College of Technological Innovation and - Abu Dhabi




Assistant/ Associate Professor



Department of Computing & Applied Technology


College of Technological Innovation


Department Chair


Abu Dhabi


The College


The College of Technological Innovation (CTI) aspires to be a leader in the development of innovative technologies and engineering professionals of national and international recognition. CTI’s academic programs are practical, competency-based, and designed to prepare students for successful careers as Information Technology professionals

At the undergraduate level, the Department of Computing & Applied Technology offers a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology with concentrations in Security & Network Technologies (ABET/CAC accredited), and Web and Mobile Application Development. The department also offers a joint program in Multimedia Design (NASAD substantial equivalency status). At the graduate level, the department offers a Master of Science (MS) degree in Information Technology with Specialization in Cyber Security. 


Currently, CTI has 70 full-time faculty members and 2290 students (male and female) seeking majors in the College on its Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses. To support the expansion of programs, CTI will be substantially expanding its faculty. Successful candidates will enter a dynamic, growing organization that is active in both teaching, research and service.


The Opportunity


CTI seeks qualified candidates to fill a full-time, multi-year Assistant/ Associate Professor position in Interactive Media Technologies and Multimedia. Faculty with distinguished profiles in the areas of: Interactive Media Technologies, Multimedia, Game Development, Computer Graphics and Animation, Mobile and Web Application Development, Software Development, Human Computer Interaction and User Experience are encouraged to apply. In addition to specialized courses, an appointee may be required to teach introductory IT courses based upon college and student needs.



The Requirements


Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment from an internationally accredited university in Digital Media, Interactive Media, Computer Graphics, Game Design, Software Engineering or a closely–related discipline. 


Successful candidates should demonstrate a strong record of teaching excellence and scholarly research in one or more of the following areas: Interactive Digital Media Technologies, Game Development, Multimedia, Computer Graphics and Animation, Web Development, Mobile Computing, Multimedia Software Engineering, Software Development, Human Computer Interaction, User Experience, or similar.

As the faculty is also expected to actively engage in various college and university committees and participate in community service, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also required. 

Preference will be given to applicants who are familiar with ABET/CAA or NASAD accreditation and have professional experience in a multi-cultural environment.


The Benefits


The University’s benefits package includes salary free of income tax in the UAE, housing allowance, furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children, healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members, and End of Service Benefits/Gratuity according to UAE Human Resources Law in the Federal Government.


To Apply


Applications will only be accepted through ZU HR portal (

In addition to completing the online application form, please attach the following:

  1. Cover letter that should state the discipline area
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae

Only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted to complete the application and upload the following:

  1. Scanned copies of degrees and academic transcripts,
    1. Statement of teaching philosophy,
    2. Statement of scholarly interests, and
    3. The names and contact details of three professional references.

For any inquiry about the position, please email the Chair of the Hiring Committee at


Review Process and Dates


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled. For full consideration submit the online application by April 23, 2021. While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Appointments are beginning Spring 2022 (January 2022).

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