Assistant Professor in Public Policy

Qatar (QA)
04 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Department profile:

The Public Administration program aims at equipping students to perform effectively in complex policy environments. It is interdisciplinary in approach and enables students to address contemporary political, economic and social issues in a coherent and comprehensive manner. Students also familiarize with the laws and procedures used to plan, prepare and administer public agency policy.

Job Description:

The role of the instructor encompasses teaching undergraduate courses in Public Policy, as well as academic advising, professional development, and institutional/community service.

In particular, the applicant is expected to:

•     Demonstrate skill and knowledge in teaching discipline;

•     Develop syllabi for relevant courses;

•     Review, evaluate, and recommend student textbooks and learning materials;

•     Develop, and use a variety of teaching materials that assist students in meeting course objectives;

•     Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods;


•     Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives;

•     Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines;

•     Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs;

•     Hold regular office hours;

•     Participate in department and college-wide professional development activities and committees.

Minimum qualifications:

The applicant must have a Master’s and PhD degree in Public Policy from an internationally recognized university.


3 years of college/university level teaching. Work experience in GCC is preferred but not mandatory.

Required skills:

The applicant is expected to be able to teach in the Arabic, but also fluent in the English language. S/he is expected to maintain professional ethical, and responsible interactions with students, faculty, and staff.


  • Education allowance: up to 3 children (from grade 1 until 18 years old);
  • Airplane ticket allowance: for faculty and family members (spouse and 3 children up to 18 years of age) upon first arrival (for overseas staff), at final departure (overseas and local destination), and during summer leave;
  • Shipment allowance:  upon first arrival (for overseas staff) and at final departure (overseas and local destination);
  • Annual basic salary increment: applicable depending on the Annual Performance Evaluation;
  • Medical insurance: renewed yearly upon higher management's approval.

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