Multiple Faculty Positions At All Ranks | HBKU
Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Open rank positions in Islamic Finance and Economy

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF), founded in 2010 continues 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 global impact.

The College of Islamic Studies (CIS) was established as a home for contemporary Islamic studies and to provide a hub for exceptional faculty and students to enter into a dialogue about their thoughts and ideas concerning Islam and Muslims. It offers five postgraduate degree programs and also houses several distinguished research centers that bring together scholars and thought leaders from around the world. CIS is inviting applications and nominations for vacant positions at all academic levels (Assistant Professor, Associate Professors and Professors).

The ideal candidates must be able to teach, conduct, and supervise MS and PhD research in the following areas of Islamic finance and economy.

  • Quantitative Finance, Applied Econometrics and Research Methods with applications to Islamic Finance and Economy
  • Islamic Entrepreneurship, Business Strategy and Sustainability with emphasis to responsible and impactful enterprises
  • Islamic Asset Management and Digital Finance

All candidates are required to contribute, through teaching, research and service, to HBKU becoming a world-class research university. They are expected to collaborate with other faculty members and students to create a vibrant university community. 

Required Qualifications & Skills for all faculty positions

  • PhD or terminal degree from an accredited university as required for teaching in certain fields
  • 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 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 communities
  • Evidence of significant national, regional, and international networks and collaborations in both teaching and research activities
  • Arabic proficiency an advantage

How to apply

Candidates should submit their complete application (CV, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement and names of 3 references with their full contact information) on the following link: Click here to apply


The position will remain open until filled. Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview. Selected candidates must start by fall 2019.


HBKU offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as furnished accommodation, annual paid leave, and medical insurance.

HBKU is an equal opportunity educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining culturally and academically diverse staff of the highest caliber.