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Associate/Assistant Professor in International Relations/ Gulf Economic Affairs

Employer
QATAR UNIVERSITY
Location
Qatar (QA)
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

Job Posting Title: IRC23730
        
Job Title: Associate/Assistant Professor in International Relations/ Gulf Economic Affairs
        
Department: Gulf Studies Program
        
College/Department Profile         
        
Qatar University Profile:

Qatar University is the premier national institution of higher education with a mission to produce well-rounded graduates with academic knowledge of quality and excellence coupled with  a keen spirit of volunteerism and civic responsibility.  This is underpinned by committed leadership and an experienced and motivated faculty and staff body.

College Profile:
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) houses nine departments, covering a wide range of undergraduate specializations in the Arts and Sciences including English Literature and Linguistics, Arabic Language, Mass Communication, History, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, International Affairs, Policy, Planning and Development, Statistics, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, and Environmental Sciences. The College also houses Master Programs, which are M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences, M.A. in Gulf Studies, M.A. in Arabic Language and Literature, M.Sc. in Materials Science and Technology, and M.Sc. in Applied Statistics. In addition to a PhD in Biological and Environmental Sciences and a PhD in Gulf Studies. Additionally, the College offers a Program of Arabic for Non- Native Speakers. Also, there are two established research centers namely the Center for Sustainable Development and the Gulf Studies Center.

It is worth mentioning that as members of Qatar University, CAS faculty members have excellent opportunities to secure internal and external funding for their research ideas. Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is major source of research funding, with individual project funding limit exceeding 1 million project (5 million 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 able to win 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 International Relations/ International Affairs/ Political Science/ Political Economy/ Financial Aid/ Economic Sustainability/ Humanitarian Aid/ Gulf Economic Affairs and related fields 
  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        

Required Documents         
                
Academic:

  1. Cover letter.
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae reflecting the following information:
    • Years of experience after PhD
    • Major
    • Specialization/Concentration
    • H index
    • Citations
    • Google scholar link
    • ORCID NUMBER
    • Number of publications published in Q1 journals during the last 5 years
    • Number of publications published in Q2 journals during the last 5 years
    • Number of publications published in Q3 journals during the last 5 years
    • Number of publications published in Q4 journals during the last 5 years
    • Number of publications published in Non-indexed Journals
    • Number of Published Books
    • Number of Published Chapter of Books
    • Number of Graduate Students supervised and the role
    • Awards
    • Grants
    • Role
    • Amount
  3. Teaching, research (Research Plan) and service philosophy. 
  4. Three referees’ contact information (physical and email addresses as well their telephones contact).
  5. Copy of highest earned credential (transcript of highest degree if graduated from an institution where    course work was completed. However, if no course work was completed,    a copy of certificate letter from the registrar of your highest    credential granting institution regarding your highest academic degree).
  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 air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QU HR 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         
        
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.
 
In case of queries, please email the Center Director at mzweiri@qu.edu.qa
       
        
Job Category         Academic
End Date of Advertisment         30-September-2023

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