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Position Summary     

The successful candidate should be able to teach, review and develop different courses related to the area of Islamic history. The candidate will be able to demonstrate a proven record in research excellence and scholarship related to the field of Islamic history.

Application Deadline: 30-Oct-2012

Position Term: Three Years Renewable

Duties and Responsibilities:

1 – Developing and teaching effectively Islamic history courses using modern tools such as multimedia and e-learning environment.
2- Carry out research in line with the research agenda of the department and college, as well as fostering a collaborative research agenda with other departments within Qatar University and beyond.
3- Perform other academic duties in accordance with Qatar University academic bylaws


1- The ability to provide innovative and dynamic teaching in a small, as well as in a large class learning environment
2- the applicant should be proficient in both Arabic and English.
3- Experience with using computer in teaching is advantageous.
4- Ability to teach undergraduate courses related to Islamic history.


1- Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Islamic history or related areas.
2-Applicants should have the minimum of five years teaching experience in the relevant area of specialization.
3- Applicants should have a proven track record of research and publications in relevant research fields.

Required Documents:

University online application form
Current curriculum vitae with cover letter
Letter of interest and evidence of successful teaching
Names and e-mail addresses of three professional references
Certified copy of academic transcripts


1. Competitive tax-free salary
2. Housing in accordance with Qatar University HR policies
3. Roundtrip airfare for candidate and dependent family members
4. Health care coverage for candidate and family members
5. Educational allowance for up to three children in accordance with Qatar University HR policies
6. Annual leave in accordance with Qatar University HR policies
7. End of contract indemnity

How to Apply

Returning Applicants:

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