Assist/Assoc/Full Professor in Exercise Science

Doha, Qatar
04 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF), was founded in 2010 to continue fulfilling QF’s vision of unlocking human potential. HBKU is an emerging research university that acts as a catalyst for transformative change in Qatar and the region while having global impact.

The College of Health and Life Sciences (CHLS) at HBKU aims to deliver innovative programs that meet educational needs in the fields of health and life sciences for Qatar and the region.


CHLS invites applications for full time faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate, and Professor levels. Scholars with an outstanding record in exercise science, physiology of exercise (clinical or basic), and epidemiology related to physical activity and health, motor skills performance, myology and exercise, and/or in neural repair and rehabilitation are encouraged to apply. Applications are also welcome from well-established investigators who leverage physical activity and exercise physiology toward addressing childhood obesity and community-based physical activity interventions.

Successful candidates will be expected to continue a strong research program and to train graduate and post-doctorate professionals in exercise sciences.

HBKU and CHLS offer unprecedented opportunities for professional enrichment and personal fulfillment, with ample research funding opportunities, and the college is well positioned to continue its present growth.

Research is enhanced within HBKU by a highly collaborative environment both within CHLS, as well as with national research institutes (QBRI, QCRI), Aspetar/Aspire Zone, partner universities within Qatar Foundation (Weill-Cornell, Qatar, Carnegie Mellon, Qatar), and Sidra Medical Center.

Required Qualifications & Skills for all faculty positions

  • Applicants have a Ph.D. in Exercise Science, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Sport Sciences or related field.
  • Must be an active research scientist with a record of scholarly publications in professional journals. 
  • Possess adequate instructional and mentorship experience relative to supervising M.S. student research theses.
  • International experience and qualifications will be given preference
  • English language proficiency is required.

How to Apply

Please submit your complete application (CV, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement and names of three references with their full contact information) through the following link: Click here to apply.


Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews.

Anticipated start date: August 30, 2019.


HBKU offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as an education allowance, furnished accommodation, annual paid leave, and medical insurance. 

Hamad Bin Khalifa University, being an equal opportunity educator and employer, is committed to maintaining culturally and academically diverse staff of the highest caliber.