QATAR UNIVERSITY

Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor of Arabic Language, Semiotics and Literary Analysis

Location
Doha, Qatar
Posted
15 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2019
Ref
IRC18776
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Location Doha,QA      

Department Name Arabic Language Department (قسم اللغة العربية )      

College/Department Profile

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. The College also houses three newly established research centers namely the Center for Social Science and Humanities, the Center for Sustainable Development, and the Gulf Studies Center

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.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Teach courses in the area of expertise
  2. Contribute to various committees at the Program, College, and University level
  3. Contribute to the research profile of College through research publications
  4. Serve as student advisor
  5. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department

Qualifications

  1. Ph. D. in the Relevant disciplinary area(With at least three years in the rank of Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor Semiotics & Literary Analysis
  2. Teaching experience at tertiary level
  3. Familiar with Educational technologies used in higher education sector
  4. Willingness to work with teams
  5. Awareness of working with people from diverse backgrounds
  6. Excellent written and oral communication skills

Required Documents

Academic:

  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

Benefits

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.

How To Apply

  1. Returning Applicant: Please login in QU Recruitment Online website (https://careers.qu.edu.qa) to update/edit your saved profile. Use this profile to apply for this position.
  2. New Applicant: You need to setup an account with QU Recruitment Online website (https://careers.qu.edu.qa) and complete your personal profile. Once your profile is complete you may use it to apply for an open Position.

Job Category Academic

End Date of Advertisement 20-Feb-2019