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 global impact.
HBKU’s College of Islamic Studies (CIS) was founded to become a beacon for contemporary Islamic scholarship and thought and a platform for meaningful intellectual and cultural dialogue on Islam and Muslims. Through its postgraduate programs and research centers, CIS seeks to address some of the most pressing questions facing Muslim communities today, both locally and globally. Through its offerings, the College strives to advance an understanding of Islam and Muslims and to produce graduates able to contribute and excel in a rapidly changing world.
CIS has an open position for a Senior Researcher at the Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics. The ideal candidate will be able to contribute to the research strengths of the discipline, including the pursuit of research funding and regular publication in high standing journals.
In September 2019, the College of Islamic Studies (CIS) initiated the M.A. Program in Applied Islamic Ethics, one of the pioneer postgraduate programs worldwide in the field of Islamic Ethics. The program addresses how Islam, as a world religion with a rich moral heritage, engages with and contributes to the global moral discourse. Its strong interdisciplinary character combines in-depth knowledge of both theoretical and applied ethics rooted in the Islamic tradition. The successful candidate will be expected to support and facilitate this program in research, teaching, and publishing.
Candidates should submit their complete application (CV, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement, and names and full contact information of three referees) on the following link: Click here to apply
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
HBKU offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits, such as housing & transportation allowances, children’s educational assistance, annual paid leave, airfares, and medical insurance, etc.
HBKU, as an equal opportunity educator and employer, is committed to maintaining culturally and academically diverse staff of the highest caliber.