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Visiting full-time faculty position in Philosophy

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Apr 28, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty position in Philosophy starting in August 2022 with a commitment of 1 or 2 years.

This is an appointment with primary responsibility for teaching and making scholarly contributions to the educational mission of CMUQ. The candidate will be housed within the Arts and Sciences area at CMUQ and will be expected to teach two courses per semester, including introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in philosophy as part of general education and elective offerings for the four majors at CMUQ: Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Computer Science, and Information Systems. These courses may include: Introduction to Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, and AI, Society, and Humanity.

In addition, the candidate will be expected to teach Business, Society, and Ethics, a required course for the business administration degree.

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar is a branch campus of Carnegie Mellon University that operates in concert with several other American and European branch campuses under the umbrella of the Qatar Foundation’s Education City. The branch campus closely follows the admissions requirements and English language curriculum of the home campus, which awards all degrees. The several thousand students in Education City students are a broad mix of nationalities, with many from the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia. Our campus serves a diverse student body since 2004. Current enrollment is approximately 400 students representing 35 countries.CMUQ’s faculty is a mix of professionals hired specifically to the campus and seconded faculty from the main campus. CMUQ’s primary focus is undergraduate education in Business Administration, Biological Sciences, Computer Science and Information Systems.

The position offers competitive salary, travel and housing allowances and other benefit packages, as well as attractive professional development support. A reasonable teaching load (2/2) allows time for quality teaching, research and close involvement with students, faculty and the local business and educational community.


We are especially interested in candidates with a demonstrated record of excellence in undergraduate education, working with diverse multilingual students. A PhD in Philosophy or related field is required. Experience in mentoring student research is desirable.

The university is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. As a community, we are committed to treating everyone with the dignity and respect we all deserve irrespective of gender, ethnicity, religion, age, rank in the organization, and any other differences. We also pledge to treat each other fairly and equally, including providing equal access to opportunities, so each member of our community can reach our full potential in a safe and positive environment.

Appointment rank is open and will depend upon previous experience and qualifications. Salary is competitive.



Application Instructions

Applications will be accepted online through Interfolio. Follow this link to electronically submit:

  1. A cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Teaching statement
  4. A diversity statement
  5. Evidence of effective teaching such as sample course syllabi and course evaluations
  6. Contact information for three references who may be contacted

Materials must be submitted online through Interfolio. Applications should be submitted within two weeks of initial posting to be assured of full consideration. If unfilled, consideration of applications will close on May 30.

For more information on the Carnegie Mellon Qatar Campus, see 

For inquiries about the position, contact:

Silvia Pessoa, Teaching Professor of English and Co-Area Head for Arts and Sciences:

Muhammad Fuad Farooqi, Associate Teaching Professor of Finance and Area Head for Business Administration:

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