Open Rank Professorship in Women, Society and Development | HBKU
Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Open Rank Professorship in Women, Society and Development

Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, is an emerging world-class teaching and research university that is building its foundation upon unique collaborations with best local and international institutions. Located in Education City, Doha, Qatar, HBKU delivers world-class research-based undergraduate and graduate programs through its College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Islamic Studies, College of Science and Engineering, Law School, and College of Public Health. It also provides unparalleled opportunities for research and scholarship through its research institutes, and its Center of Executive Education delivers customized programs for the business community of Qatar and the region, in line with Qatar National Vision 2030.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Hamad bin Khalifa University is inviting applications for the assistant/associate/and full professor position for the Master of Arts in Women, Society and Development Program. This post offers an excellent career opening for scholars in gender and women studies within the broad development of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The successful candidate will ideally have excellent professional experience with a completed doctorate and will be committed to producing innovative research ideas/projects, and have a strong or developing record of publications. S/he will work closely with other degrees within the college, and work with stakeholders to ensure providing new opportunities for students’ internship.

The candidate will be expected to teach graduate courses, applying a range of methodologies for teaching and assessment, contribute to all levels of curriculum development in area(s) of specialty, including the development of Women, Society and Development curriculum, course syllabi, and/or any other initiatives. S/he should be committed to project-based teaching and learning and the integration of professional practice into classroom activities, encouraging students to analyze and reflect on their understanding of specific gender and women theories. The candidate is expected to maintain an active research plan and participate in departmental and college-wide initiatives.

The successful candidate will ideally be a dynamic scholar of Middle Eastern Studies/ Women’s and Gender Studies or closely related fields with a strong record of publications with international exposure. The candidate will be expected to contribute to a wide range of leadership tasks at a strategic level. S/he needs to be fluent in English, and preferably a language or languages of the region.

About College of Humanities and Social Sciences:

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences was recently established with a vision to enrich society, both in Qatar, the GCC and the wider world, by providing transformative educational experiences that bridge disciplinary boundaries, and by offering the academic community opportunities to engage in innovative research and collaboration. The college achieves its mission through recruiting and retaining the finest faculty and researchers, enrolling and graduating high caliber students and promoting a supportive environment for faculty and student research and through offering the following programs:

  • Master of Arts in Translation Studies (MATS) - since 2012
  • Master of Arts in Audiovisual Translation (MAAT) - since 2014
  • Master of Arts in Women in Society and Development - launched in 2017
  • Master of Arts in Digital Humanities and Societies - launched in 2017

How to Apply?

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 application form.

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Nominations for potential candidates are also welcomed to .


Candidates are requested to submit their application by 31st December 2018 for full consideration.

Hamad bin Khalifa University is an Equal Opportunity educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse staff of the highest caliber.