Faculty Position in Sustainable Development
Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Faculty Position in Sustainable Development

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 Science and Engineering (CSE) currently offers the largest selection of programs within the university and aspires to be a leading college committed to excellence in research and education with a major emphasis on interdisciplinary research and scholarship. It has established three divisions:

  • Division of Sustainable Development: with an emphasis on sustainable energy, natural environment and built environment.
  • Division of Information and Communications Technologies: with an emphasis on artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, big data, networking and communication technologies, sensors, vision and computer graphics, and HCI.
  • Division of Engineering Management and Decision Sciences: with an emphasis on logistics, supply chain management, sports and entertainment management. 

CSE’s faculty members are internationally recognized for pursuing high-impact research addressing societal and economic needs in Qatar and globally. 


The College of Science and Engineering, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar (HBKU) seeks applications for a faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor in fields related to Sustainable Energy and Environment with a strong Science or Engineering focus to join the Division of Sustainable Development. Particular emphasis is for candidates with a background in one or more of the following areas: outdoor air quality and modelling; climate-change mitigation and CO2 sequestration/utilization; sustainable energy production and grid-integration, energy storage; transportation; agricultural science; water/wastewater engineering; upstream oil and gas engineering and downstream gas processing; coastal and marine protection; solid and hazardous waste management; remote sensing.

Faculty responsibilities will include teaching courses in the graduate programs, supervision of student research, conducting original scholarly research in related topics, and providing service to the university and the profession.

Required Qualifications & Skills for all faculty positions

  • Ph.D. or terminal degree from an accredited university in a relevant discipline to the division programs of Sustainable Energy and Sustainable Environment
  • Normally, five years of faculty level experience at an Assistant Professor or equivalent level with increasing professional maturity and productivity in research and teaching
  • Evidence of proficiency in teaching, student supervision, and curriculum and program development
  • Research and scholarly achievements judged competent and adequate for the rank of Associate Professor in comparison with peers active in the same field at major research universities
  • Continued evidence of participation in the scholarly and academic affairs of a university or other appropriate organization, or in an appropriate professional society or organization
  • Ability to work with and lead diverse groups, cultures and communities
  • Potential to develop networks and collaboration within HBKU, and with program partners and branch campuses in both teaching and research activities
  • Arabic proficiency is an advantage

How to Apply 

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


Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.  Shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews. 


HBKU offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as housing & transportation allowances, children educational assistance, annual paid leave and airfares, medical insurance etc. 

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.