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Hamad bin Khalifa University is inviting applications for the dean position for Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies to take it to the next level of excellence. The dean provides academic, intellectual, and administrative leadership for Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies and promotes excellence in all aspects of QFIS’s mission to nurture the discovery, creation, transmission, and application of knowledge and understanding across the fields of Islamic studies and Islamic finance. S/he will lead the ongoing development of the vision and goals of QFIS, in line with the goals of the University as a whole, and, in parallel with other leaders and colleagues across the University, work to pursue the goals of the University and represent Hamad bin Khalifa University within and externally to its constituents and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be a distinguished scholar in the areas of Islamic studies, Islamic finance, or a related discipline, and an innovative academic leader with demonstrated administrative experience and the proven ability to work collaboratively with faculty and senior leadership to advance strategic projects and initiatives. The dean will have a strong commitment to Islamic education within the context of a major research university. The dean needs to be fluent in Arabic and English.


HBKU offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as furnished accommodation, annual paid leave, and medical insurance.

How to apply?

Please submit your complete application (CV, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement and names of three references with their full contact information) through the following link:


Positions will be open until filled; shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews starting June.

Hamad bin Khalifa University is an Equal Opportunity educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse staff of the highest caliber.

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