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Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted October 30, 2019
Type Non tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time



The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies invites applications for a full-time, open-rank position in its Politics and International Relations Program. The Doha Institute (DI) is a new independent institution for learning and research in the fields of Social Sciences, Humanities, Public Administration and Development Economics, Social Work & Psychology, and Conflict and Humanitarian Studies, launched in October 2015. The Politics and International Relations Program is a vibrant component of the DI, with commitment to its ethos of excellence in teaching, research, and mentoring of student researchers.


Required Qualifications:


Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Political Science from an internationally recognized academic institution. Applicants should have a broad theoretical and methodological training in Political Science with preference given to candidates who can design and teach courses on International Relations, Foreign Policy Analysis, and International Organizations with a special focus on the Middle East and North Africa region.


While English is recognized as a language of learning and research in the DI, the candidate must have the ability to teach in Arabic. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in individual and collaborative research projects at different areas of Political Science working closely with colleagues across different disciplines. Also, the candidate will be expected to fully participate in the academic life of the DI.


The DI offers internationally competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with rank and experience, and the opportunity of promotion across ranks, subject to performance.


The appointment is scheduled to commence in September 2020.


Inquiries and applications (cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience, research statement, statement of teaching philosophy, publication/writing sample, and three letters of recommendation) should be sent by 31 December 2019 to:


For informal enquiries, applicants are encouraged to contact the Head of the Politics and International Relations Program, Dr. Khalil al-Anani (


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