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Associate/Assistant Professor in Islamic History (IRC21160)
Qatar University

Date Posted Oct. 20, 2020
Title Associate/Assistant Professor in Islamic History (IRC21160)
University Qatar University
Doha, Doha, Qatar
Department Department of Humanities
Application Deadline Nov. 30, 2020
Position Start Date Oct. 8, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • History - Middle East

Qatar University Profile:
Qatar University is the national institution of higher education in Qatar. It provides high quality undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare competent graduates, destined to shape the future of Qatar. The university community has diverse and committed faculty that teaches and conduct research, which addresses relevant local and regional challenges, advances knowledge, and contributes actively to the needs and aspirations of society.

Qatar University is an intellectual and scholarly community characterized by open discussion, the free exchange of ideas, respectful debate, and a commitment to rigorous inquiry. All members of the University – faculty, staff, and students – are expected to advance the scholarly and social values embodied by the university.

College Profile:
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) houses eleven departments, covering a wide range of undergraduate specializations in the Arts and Sciences including English Literature & Linguistics, Arabic Language, Humanities, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, International Affairs, Policy, Planning & Development, Statistics, Chemistry, Mass Communication, Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Material Science, and Sports Science. The College also houses five graduate programs in Environmental Sciences, Gulf Studies, Material Science, Statistics, and Arabic Language. Additionally, the College offers a Program of Arabic for Non- Native Speakers.

As members of QU, CAS faculty members have excellent opportunities to secure intramural and extramural funding for their research ideas. Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is a major source of research funding, with individual project funding exceeding 1 million/project (5 million for exceptional projects), along with student research funding programs. As the national and largest University in the country, Qatar University is the recipient of most of QNRF awards, with many research-active faculty members winning multiple grants.
1. Teach courses in the area of expertise, including Islamic Civilization, Economic and Social History of the Muslim World and advanced courses in the area of Islamic History.
2. Communicate in both Arabic and English verbally and in writing.
3. Contribute to various committees at the Program, College, and University level.
4. Contribute to the research profile of College through research publications.
5. Serve as student advisor.
6. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department.

1.Ph. D. in the relevant disciplinary area
2.Strong peer reviewed publication record
3.Teaching experience at tertiary level
4.Familiar with Educational technologies used in higher education sector
5.Willingness to work with teams
6.Awareness of working with people from diverse backgrounds
7.Excellent written and oral communication skills

1.Current Curriculum Vitae
2.Statement of Teaching Philosophy
3.Research Plan
4.Contact details of three referees’ contact information (physical and email addresses as well their telephones contact).
5.Academic transcript of the Highest Qualification
6.Any additional documentation deemed relevant to the application

Academic: 1. A three-year renewable contract.
2. Salary is commensurate with experience.
3. Tax-free salary.
4. Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies.
5. Annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QUHR policies.
6. Educational allowance for candidate’s children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies.
7. Private health care and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies.
8. Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies.
9. End-of-contract indemnity.

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Contact Information

  • Mariam Al-Hammadi
    Department of Humanities
    Qatar University
    Qatar University
    Doha, Doha 2713
  • 0097444034717


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