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Location: Doha, Qatar

Department: Humanities Department

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: The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) houses nine departments, covering a wide range of specializations in the Arts and Sciences, including English and Arabic Languages, History, Geography and Urban Planning, Sociology, Social Work, International Affairs, Mass Communication, Information Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Human Nutrition.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1- Developing and teaching effectively Modern Gulf History and Qatar 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- Applicants should possess Ph.D. degrees, with foci on the historical, political and social background of the region (Gulf and Qatar).

2- Applicants should have a minimum of three years of teaching experience in relevant areas of specialization.

3- Applicants should have proven track records of research and publications in relevant research fields.

Required Documents:

1. Current Curriculum Vita.

2. Cover letter.

3. Statement of teaching, research and service philosophy.

4. Contact information for three references (physical and email addresses, as well their telephones numbers).

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, please provide a copy of a 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.



A three-year, renewable contract.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Tax-free salary.

Furnished accommodations, in accordance with QU HR policies.

Annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents, in accordance with QUHR policies.

Educational allowance for candidate’s children (eligible candidates only), in accordance with QU HR policies.

Private health care and health insurance, in accordance with QU HR policies.

Annual leave, in accordance with QU HR policies.

End-of-contract indemnity

Closing Date : January 31, 2014


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