Core Faculty Position in Economics Associate Professor /
Georgetown University: Main Campus: Walsh School of Foreign
Service: Georgetown University in Qatar
Sep 22, 2021
Mar 30, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) aims to recruit a senior
research-oriented economist for a core faculty position at GU-Q. We
seek applications from colleagues in all economic disciplines, with
some preference on development, international economics, or on
applied work. Applicants must have substantial research
accomplishments, evidence of ambitious ongoing research agendas,
and outstanding teaching credentials. Appointment will be at the
rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
GU-Q was established in 2005 alongside eight other elite
international universities in Education City
in partnership with Qatar Foundation.
GU-Q is an integral part of Georgetown University, delivering the
renowned School of Foreign Service's Bachelor in Foreign Service
: a liberal arts program
offering majors in
International Politics, International History, Culture and
Politics, and International Economics. Several MA programs are in
development. Degrees are issued by Georgetown University. GU-Q is a
research-focused, student-oriented institution with a globally
competitive research and publications record; it houses its own
International and Regional Studies (CIRS).
interdisciplinarity. Faculty and students also benefit from the
opportunities offered by the wider academic eco-system of Education
Core faculty positions are full-time positions designed to
replicate the institutional commitment to academic freedom and
professional opportunities associated with tenure-track and tenured
appointments, in conformity/compliance with Georgetown University's
academic governance guidelines.
GU-Q provides generous research support and support for conference
travel. Faculty at Georgetown University in Qatar are eligible to
apply for Qatar National Priorities Research Program grants from
the Qatar National Research Fund. GU-Q boasts best-in-class
teaching facilities including a Global Classroom for classes
joining students in Washington, D.C. and Doha.
Qatar offers a diverse, safe and family-friendly environment.
Ranked the safest country in the world in 2020
it is connected by direct flights to over 160 destinations in 90
countries. The iconic new National Library,
adjacent to GU-Q in Education City
and designed by Rem Koolhaas, provides free membership to all
faculty and students. Public parks, beaches, sports facilities,
cafes and restaurants abound, and a state-of-the-art metro system
connects all parts of Doha and nearby locations (see https://www.visitqatar.qa/en/home
Education City has its own extensive sports facilities.
Compensation is very competitive in relation to the US academic
market and even more so to that of the UK and Europe. It includes
an annual summer research stipend for active scholars, amounting to
2/9 of the base salary. The expatriate benefits package
fully-furnished high-quality housing, transportation allowance,
annual family home leave allowance, health insurance (worldwide
coverage), generous private school tuition support for accompanying
For more information on GU-Q, see https://www.qatar.georgetown.edu
. For a glimpse of
what it is like to teach and live in Qatar, see: https://youtu.be/HNoERrWln4k
Applications should be submitted by March 31, 2022 to ensure full
consideration. Review of applications will begin in early December
and continue until the position is filled. It is anticipated that
preliminary interviews will be conducted at the 2022 meeting of the
American Economic Association. Applicants should provide a cover
letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three scholarly
references. Applications must be made via Interfolio. Faxed or
emailed applications will not be accepted.
Queries about the position should be directed to Alexis Antoniades,
chairperson of the search committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information and to apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2522735
Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All
qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender
identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability
status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
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