Faculty Position at the Professor Level | HBKU
Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Faculty Position at the Professor Level

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 positive change in Qatar and the region while having a global impact.

The College of Health and Life Sciences aims to deliver innovative programs that meet educational needs in the fields of health and life sciences for Qatar and the region. 


The College of Health and Life Sciences (CHLS) invites applications for a faculty position at an Associate and Professor level. Scholars with an outstanding record in any area of exercise science; physiology of exercise (clinical or basic); and/or rehabilitation are encouraged to apply. Applications are also welcomed from well-established investigators who specialize in the pathophysiology of cardiometabolic conditions. Successful candidates will be expected to continue a strong research program and to train graduate and post-doctorate professionals in exercise sciences. The CHLS is well positioned to undergo growth and currently has a joint Master of Science (MS) program in exercise science with the University of South Carolina in the USA. The University and the College offer unprecedented opportunities for professional enrichment and personal fulfillment, with ample research funding opportunities.

Research is enhanced within HBKU by a highly collaborative environment both within the CHLS, as well as with national research institutes (QBRI, QCRI), Aspetar/Aspire Zone, partner universities within Qatar Foundation (Weill-Cornell, Qatar, Carnegie Mellon, Qatar), and Sidra Medical Center. 

Required Qualifications & Skills for all faculty positions

  • Applicants have a PhD in Exercise Science or a related field.
  • Must be an active research scientist with a record of scholarly publications in professional journals. 
  • Possess adequate instructional and mentorship experience relative to supervising MS student research theses.
  • International experience and qualifications will be given preference.
  • English language proficiency is required.

How to Apply

Please submit your complete application (CV, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement and the names of three referees with their full contact information) through the following link: Click here to apply


Review of all applications will begin on January 22nd, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews. Anticipated start date: August 2022.


HBKU offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as an education allowance, furnished accommodation, 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.