Associate/Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics and Area Studies

Qatar (QA)
07 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
10 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Associate/Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics and Area Studies 

Duties & Responsibilities 
The Department of International Affairs at Qatar University, is one of the leading inter-disciplinary programs in the region, and offers a wide range of courses in politics, international relations, political economy and history. The Department offers two undergraduate degrees: BA in International Affairs and BA in Policy, Planning and Development.

Duties & Responsibilities

1. Teaching undergraduate courses in the department of International Affairs

2. Active participation in the department, college and university committees

3. Commitment to research and scholarship

4. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department
1. A PhD in Political Science/International Relations or a relevant field

2. Relevant teaching experience at the university level

3. A record of academic and research achievements that warrant
appointment at the requested rank

4. Fluency in Arabic and English, and ability to teach in Arabic
Required Documents   
1. Current Curriculum Vitae.

2. Cover letter.

3. Teaching, research, 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, an copy of certificate letter from the registrar of your highest credential granting institution regarding your highest academic degree).

6. Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.
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.

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