Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in the area of Supply Chain and Logistics

Doha (QA)
08 Jun 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in the area of Supply Chain and Logistics


Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

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:
Established in 1980, the College of Engineering offers degree programs in the fields of Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial and Systems, Computer Science and Computer Engineering with the primary goal of preparing Qatari engineers with outstanding scientific and technical competencies to enable them to participate and contribute in the various aspects of the country.

Department Profile:
The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) Department offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees: BSc. in Mechanical Engineering, BSc Industrial and Systems Engineering, MSc and PhD in Mechanical Engineering, and MSc and PhD in Engineering Management. The undergraduate programs are ABET accredited. The department also offers doctorate programs under the umbrella of the College of Engineering. The department has 21 full-time faculty members of highly committed and dedicated staff members who strive for excellence as evident by the strong representation of some of the faculty on the Editorial Boards of well-reputed international journals.  In terms of research output, MIE department ranks among the best in the State of Qatar in both quality and quantity of publications. Our staff members have won, and continue to win, prizes internationally including the British Invention Show and Best Research or Highly Commended Research Paper Awards from various international forums. The Department has successfully attracted competitive funds from Qatar National Research Fund and various industries in oil and gas and services sectors in Qatar.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department of Qatar University invites applications for a full time faculty position at all rank in the area of supply chain management and logistics. The successful candidate is expected to pursue high quality research and lead funded project, develop, coordinate, and teach courses in the Industrial and Systems Engineering BSc program at the undergraduate level and Engineering Management MSc and PhD programs at the graduate level, and supervise students.


A PhD degree in Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management, or a related field is mandatory. Applicants at the assistant professor rank should demonstrate their ability to teach and should have published research papers to their credits.  At the associate professor rank, applicant should have a solid record of quality teaching and publication, and proven capability for successfully receiving research grants and leading funded projects. At the professor rank, applicants should additionally have a demonstrated excellence in administration skills.

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. 

How To Apply

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