College of Humanities and Social Sciences Openings

College of Humanities and Social Sciences Openings

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)

Reports To: The Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Opening date: 2017-03-22 09:00:00
Closing date:

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.

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- to be launched in 2017
  • Master of Arts in Digital Humanities and Societies- to be launched in 2017

Professor in Women in Society and Development:

Hamad bin Khalifa University is inviting applications for the assistant/associate/and full professor position for the Master of Arts in Women in 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 in 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 distinguished scholar in the areas of Middle Eastern Studies/ Women’s and Gender Studies/ Political Science 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 Arabic.

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.

Nominations for potential candidates are also welcomed to DeanCHSS@hbku.edu.qa.

Deadline:

Positions will be open until filled; Shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews starting May 2017.

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.

Reports To: The Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Opening date: 2017-03-22 09:00:00
Closing date:

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.

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, Society and Development- to be launched in 2017
  • Master of Arts in Digital Humanities and Societies- to be launched in 2017

Open-Rank Professorship of Digital Humanities and Societies

Hamad bin Khalifa University is inviting applications for open-Rank professorship in Digital Humanities and Societies with emphasis on socio-cultural studies and digital technologies. The MA in Digital Humanities and Societies program offers two specialized tracks: a) Digital Humanities, and b) Digital Cultures and Social Studies in the Middle East.  Applicants with doctoral degrees in transdisciplinary of digital humanities are preferred. The college seeks candidates that may address interrelations and interconnectivity of studies in culture, film and media, journalism, religions, history and philosophy, gender, geo-politics and the built environments of the MENA region through digital forms and interpretations. The position includes a focus on digital media production and representation, crowdsourcing of public campaigns, participatory journalism, big data, and online identity and representation of the cultures of underrepresented groups. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to situating questions surrounding emergent digital cultures and technologies within their historical, theoretical, and critical contexts, considering the consequences of the use technologies and intersections between cultural identities, political economy and social/political formations. S/he needs to be fluent in English, and preferably Arabic.

Minimum Requirements

Exceptional Broad knowledge of the Digital Humanities and Cultures

Research Profile within Digital Humanities with a focus on open data in digital heritage

University level teaching experience

Knowledge of marketing, branding and dissemination

Documented Qualifications in IT preferably including experience with programming

Applicants must demonstrate through a study plan or other related documents that they are able to plan and undertake teaching within one or more of the courses listed for the MA in Digital Humanities & Societies

Preferred Requirements

Interdisciplinary research that links the humanities, science, and digital technologies. Ability to lead robust critique and theoretically informed discussion about contemporary cultural transformations.

Experience of leading collaborative research projects and documented impact with external partners outside the university

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.

Nominations for potential candidates are also welcomed to DeanCHSS@hbku.edu.qa.

Deadline:

Positions will be open until filled; Shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews starting May 17.

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.

Reports To: The Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Opening date: 2017-03-22 09:00:00
Closing date:

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.

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, Society and Development- to be launched 2017
  • Master of Arts in Digital Humanities and Societies- to be launched 2017  

Professor in Translation Studies:

Hamad bin Khalifa University is inviting applications for the assistant/associate/ and full professor position for the Master of Arts in Translation Studies program. This post offers an excellent career opening for a specialist in Translation Studies within the broad development of the CHSS/TII. The professor is expected to teach a range of core and optional modules on various areas of translation studies, supervise and mark student dissertations and projects. S/he will conduct research on translation and/or interpreting and publish regularly in high quality regional and international outlets. S/he will participate in developing curricular, working closely with other degrees within the college, and working with stakeholders to ensure providing new opportunities for students’ internship.

The successful candidate will ideally be a distinguished scholar in the areas of translation studies or closely related fields and will have a professional experience and contact with the translation industry. S/he will be committed to research, with a completed doctorate and a strong or developing record of publications. The candidate should be knowledgeable of the latest translation technologies, methods and techniques. S/he needs to be fluent in English, and preferably Arabic.

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.

Nominations for potential candidates are also welcomed to DeanCHSS@hbku.edu.qa.

Deadline:

Positions will be open until filled; Shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews starting May 2017.

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.

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