Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF), was founded in 2010 to continue fulfilling QF’s vision of unlocking human potential. HBKU is an emerging research University that acts as a catalyst for transformative change in Qatar and the region while having a global impact.
The College of Health and Life Sciences (CHLS) provides essential educational and research training to future leaders in the fields of biomedical sciences, genomics, precision medicine, and exercise science. The college embodies a multidisciplinary learning approach to research and discovery, and aims to become a dedicated hub of knowledge-sharing in the area of health and life sciences.
CHLS invites applications for the Fathy Saoud Chair Professor of Biological Sciences position. The Chair has been named in honor of Professor Fathy Saoud, QF’s former president, for his role and contributions to the Foundation and its development, who passed away in January 2022.
Scholars with an outstanding record in neuroscience/behavioral and/or neurological disorders are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to have the vision, leadership experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence and to train graduate and postdoctoral professionals in the newly approved Biopsychology & Neuroscience program.
The CHLS is well-positioned to undergo growth. The University and the College offer good opportunities for professional enrichment and personal fulfillment. Research is enhanced within the HBKU by a highly collaborative environment at CHLS and with the research institutes (QBRI, QCRI), as well as with partner universities within Qatar Foundation.
.Please submit your complete application (CV, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement and names of three references with their full contact information) through the following link
Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
HBKU offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as an accommodation allowance, annual paid leave, and medical insurance.
Hamad Bin Khalifa University is an equal opportunity educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining culturally and academically diverse staff of the highest caliber.