Assist/Assoc/Full Professor for the MS in Sport and Entertainment Management

Doha, Qatar
04 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Sport Science
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 a homegrown research and graduate studies University that acts as a catalyst for positive transformation in Qatar and the region while having a global impact.

College of Science and Engineering

The College of Science and Engineering at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), located in Doha, Qatar, has a vibrant teaching and research environment and modern state-of-the-art facilities. It is one of the largest colleges at HBKU. It comprises three divisions: Information and Computing Technology (ICT), Sustainable Development, and Engineering Management and Decision Science. The ICT Division offers specialized Masters and PhD programs in Cybersecurity, Data Science and Engineering, and Data Analytics for Health Management.  

The Engineering Management and Decision Sciences Division at the College of Science and Engineering, HBKU, seeks applications for multiple faculty positions at all ranks in the area of Sport and Entertainment Management to begin in Fall 2019 or thereafter. 

Faculty responsibilities will include teaching graduate course in the newly launched Master of Science in Sport and Entertainment Management, supervision of student research, and conducting original scholarly research in related topics.

Required Qualifications & Skills for all Faculty Positions

  • Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in sport management/sport administration.
  • Areas of expertise can include but not limited to team, facility and venue management, sponsorships, branding, marketing, sports administration, finance and investments, and sports technology.
  • Experience working in the sport industry and an ability to foster relationships with sport organizations will be preferred
  • Adequate teaching and advising experience at postgraduate level
  • International experience and qualifications will be given preference
  • English language proficiency is a must

A competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and other attractive benefits are provided.

Application Procedure: 

To apply, please follow this link and e-mail a cover letter explaining your interest in the position, a strategic statement of research and teaching interests, and your curriculum vitae.

Additional documents may be solicited from short-listed candidates.  

Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open until positions are filled.


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, air tickets 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.