The search is closed for the 2012/2013 academic year, however will re-open shortly for the next cycle.Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar (SFS-Q) is building on its 7-year record of success by hiring 24 faculty, in a large, strategic expansion over the next 3 years. This will almost double our research and teaching capacity: a reflection not only of our growing appeal to the best students around the globe, but of SFS-Q’s status as an integral part of one of the world’s great research-intensive, student-centered universities.
In the 2012/2013 academic year we recruited 12 faculty (open rank) in the following fields:
Professor of Economics (Open Rank)
Professor of Arabic Literature and Culture (Open Rank)
Professor of Arabic Language and Applied Linguistics (Open Rank)
Arabic Language Instruction Faculty (Open Rank)
Professor of English/Humanities (Open Rank)
Professor of Global History (Open Rank)
Professor of Middle East History (Open Rank)
Professor of South/East Asian or African History (Open Rank)
In the broader context of our 3-year expansion program, faculty in other social science/humanities disciplines, in particular political science/IR, are invited to express interest at any time (GrowSFSQ@georgetown.edu).Since opening our doors in Qatar in 2005 as part of the School of Foreign Service (SFS) – whose programs are recognized as amongst the very best in the world – we have gained acclaim both locally and globally, conducting world-class research and graduating students that rank on a par with the very best in DC. Join us in building on these successes – in the heart of this globally crucial region with exceptional human and material resources, and in a country that is, itself, building the Future.
Why Georgetown University in Qatar?
Quintessentially Georgetown, SFS-Q also benefits from a location within easy reach of the wider Middle East, the Indian Ocean region, Asia, Africa and Europe; from exceptional cosmopolitan diversity; from a stunning campus building and the best library in the country; from co-location with other world-leading universities; and from huge Qatari investment in education and research.
Qatar, one of the world’s richest countries, lies at the cross-roads of east and west. A modern, thriving country in the heart of the Middle East with an ambitious development vision, it offers a high standard of living and a safe environment with excellent facilities, modern infrastructure, and a mix of local and cosmopolitan culture. Increasingly a global player and venue for international diplomacy, economics and culture, its central location also makes it the ideal jumping-off point for exploring Asian, African and European destinations.
Did you know? QATAR topped the Middle East and North African (MENA) region in Global Peace Index (GPI) 2012 report
We're hiring for administrative and non-teaching positions as well. If you like the Higher Education environment and want to be a part of a rapidly growing educational organization view our non-faculty vacancies to find a position that fits your skills and work history and become a part of our exciting future
Qatar Faculty Positions:
The search is closed for the 2012/2013 academic year and will be opening shortly for the next cycle.