Assistant Professor/ Human Geography – Urgent Position
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  • 28/04/2023
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We are looking for an energetic Assistant Professor, Human Geography to join our diverse team at UNIRI in Doha.Growing your career as a Full Time Assistant Professor, Human Geography is an awesome opportunity to develop excellent skills.If you are strong in problem-solving, people management and have the right personality for the job, then apply for the position of Assistant Professor, Human Geography at UNIRI today! Organisation/Company QATAR UNIVERSITY Research Field Geography Researcher Profile Recognised Researcher (R2) First Stage Researcher (R1) Country Qatar Application Deadline 21 May 2023 – 00:00 (UTC) Type of Contract Other Job Status Full-time Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme? Not funded by an EU programme Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure? No Offer Description Qatar University Profile: Qatar University is the national institution of higher education in Qatar. It provides high quality undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare competent graduates, destined to shape the future of Qatar. The university community has diverse and committed faculty that teaches and conduct research, which addresses relevant local and regional challenges, advances knowledge, and contributes actively to the needs and aspirations of society. Qatar University is an intellectual and scholarly community characterized by open discussion, the free exchange of ideas, respectful debate, and a commitment to rigorous inquiry. All members of the University – faculty, staff, and students – are expected to advance the scholarly and social values embodied by the university. College Profile: The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) houses nine departments covering a wide range of undergraduate specializations in the Arts and Sciences including English Literature & Linguistics and Arabic Languages, Humanities, Sociology, Social Work, International Affairs, Mass Communication, Psychology, Policy, Planning & Development, Mathematics, Statistics, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Environmental Science, and Material Science. The College also houses Master Programs, which are in Environmental Science, Gulf Studies, Material Science, Applied Statistics and Arabic Language. In Fall 2013, CAS launched a Ph.D. in Biological and Environmental Sciences. Additionally, the College offers a Program of Arabic for Non- Native Speakers. In addition to the established research centers, namely the Center for Sustainable Development and Gulf Studies Center. It is worth mentioning that as members of QU, CAS faculty members have excellent opportunities to secure intramural and extramural funding for their research ideas. Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is a major source of research funding, with an individual project funding limit exceeding 600,000 $/project and student research funding programs. As the national and largest University in the country, Qatar University is the recipient of most of the QNRF awards, with many research-active faculty members able to win multiple grants. Duties & Responsibilities Teach courses in the area of expertise (Language of Instruction is Arabic) Applicants must have experience in conducting innovative and independent scientific research at the highest international level leading to high-quality publications. They must provide evidence of scientific research excellence in human geography related studies demonstrated by evidence of an active research agenda and a record of publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals meeting high international standards. Successful candidates are expected to have experience in obtaining research funding, work in interdisciplinary teams that address significant real-world problems, and to work in a wide range of collaborative programs and centers of research. Contribute to various committees at the Program, College, and University level Contribute to the research profile of College through research publications Serve as student advisor Other responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department Qualifications Ph. D. in Human Geography Strong peer reviewed publication record (must have) in Q1 international journals. May be affiliated to Research Centers at College level or University level English language is a must Teaching experience at tertiary level Familiar with educational technologies used in higher education sector Willingness to work with teams Awareness of working with people from diverse backgrounds Excellent written and oral communication skills in both Arabic and English languages Current Curriculum Vitae reflecting the following information: Years of experience after PhD Major Specialization/Concentration H index Citations Google scholar link ORCID Number Number of publications published in Q1 journals during the last 5 years Number of publications published in Q2 journals during the last 5 years Number of publications published in Q3 journals during the last 5 years Number of publications published in Q4 journals during the last 5 years Number of publications published in Non-indexed Journals Number of Published Books Number of Published Chapter of Books Number of Graduate Students supervised and the role Awards Grants Role Amount Statement of Teaching Philosophy Research Plan Contact details of three referees’ contact information (physical and email addresses as well their telephones contact). Academic transcript of the Highest Qualification Any additional documentation deemed relevant to the application A three-year renewable contract Salary is commensurate with experience Tax-free salary Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies Annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QUHR policies Educational allowance for candidate’s children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies Private health care and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies End-of-contract indemnity How To Apply New Applicant: You need to setup an account with QU Recruitment Online website ( ) and complete your personal profile. Once your profile is complete you may use it to apply for an open Position. Job Category Academic End Date of Advertisement 21-May-2023Benefits of working as a Assistant Professor, Human Geography in Doha:● Excellent benefits● Company offers career progression opportunities● Attractive package

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