We invite applications for a Professor in the field of Language,
Culture and/or Communication or a related field. The candidate
will work closely with other programs in the college, in particular
the PhD Program in Humanities and Social Sciences, and with
national, regional and international partners and
The candidate will be expected to teach graduate courses at MA
level, apply an innovative range of methodologies for teaching and
assessment and contribute to curriculum development in their
area(s) of specialty. The candidate will supervise MA and Ph.D.
students and will be committed to research-based teaching and
learning and the integration of professional practices into
classroom activities, encouraging students to develop their
analytical skills to analyze and reflect on one of the fields
stated above with a specific focus on new research and professional
trends in these areas. The candidate is expected to maintain an
active research agenda and participate in departmental and
The successful candidate will be a dynamic, experienced, and
internationally recognized scholar with an innovative research
agenda, as demonstrated through an internationally recognized
strong record of peer-reviewed publications and funding/grant
acquisitions. She/he will also have experience in leadership,
mentoring and senior administrative roles.
HBKU and CHSS offer great opportunities for professional
enrichment and personal fulfillment with ample research
opportunities. The College is a young and fast growing part of HBKU
and is well-positioned to continue its ambitious growth
Research is enhanced within HBKU by a highly collaborative
environment both within CHSS, as well as with national research
institutes (QBRI, QCRI), Aspetar/Aspire Zone, partner universities
within Qatar Foundation (Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar, Carnegie
Mellon University in Qatar), and Sidra Medical Center.
Required Qualifications & Skills
- Ph.D. or terminal degree from an accredited university as
required for teaching in certain fields.
- Minimum 10 -12 years of experience in research, higher
education, or closely related areas in the industry (additional
experience may be required to show equivalency) with evidence of
increasing professional maturity and productivity.
- Evidence of proficiency in teaching, student supervision, and
curriculum and program development.
- Research and scholarly achievements judged competent and
adequate for the rank of ‘professor’ in comparison with peers
active in the same field at a major research university.
- Significant national, regional and international reputation in
scholarly endeavors (funded research grants, publications,
IP/patents, etc.) in comparison with peers active in the same field
at a major research university.
- Ability to work with and lead diverse groups, cultures and
- Evidence of significant national, regional, and international
networks and collaborations in both teaching and research
- Arabic proficiency is an advantage
- Evidence of experience in leadership, senior administration,
and mentorship is desirable
How to Apply
Please submit your completed application (CV, cover letter and
the names of three references with their full contact information)
via the following link: Click here to apply
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the
position is filled. The first review stage of applications will
start in April 2022.
HBKU offers an attractive compensation package that includes a
tax-free salary and additional benefits such as an education
allowance, annual paid leave, air tickets and medical
Hamad Bin Khalifa University, as an equal opportunity educator
and employer, is committed to maintaining culturally and
academically diverse staff of the highest caliber.