The Liberal Arts Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) (https://www.qatar.tamu.edu/programs/liberal-arts/) invites applications for two full-time faculty positions in English at the rank of Associate Professor or Assistant Professor. Both positions will have a 9-month academic appointment with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2020. Appointees at the rank of Associate Professor serve with multi-year, rolling contracts. Appointees at the rank of Assistant Professor are eligible for promotions to positions with rolling contracts based on research, teaching, and service after a probationary period. The Liberal Arts Program is committed to a culturally and academically diverse faculty, and candidates who would enhance the Liberal Arts Program’s diversity are encouraged to apply.
Rolling contract and rolling contract-track faculty members at TAMUQ are expected to pursue programs of independent scholarly research along with teaching and service activities. The successful candidates will have records of scholarly publications and/or potential for scholarly publications in their fields of expertise appropriate to their rank. Depending on areas of specialization, appointees may teach courses in technical and business writing, composition and rhetoric, and/or Foundations of English, an integrated sequence of courses focused on developing competency in academic reading, writing, and oral communication. There may also be opportunities to teach core curriculum elective courses.
The typical teaching load is 2:1 for rolling contract and rolling contract-track professors. All faculty are also expected to be active in appropriate service activities. Collaborative pedagogical and research projects with faculty members in TAMUQ’s engineering programs and in other institutions are encouraged.
Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) is a partnership with Qatar Foundation. Established in 2003, TAMUQ offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemical, Electrical and Computer, Mechanical, and Petroleum Engineering and a Master Program in Chemical Engineering. The degree programs are identical to those of the main campus at College Station, Texas. A Texas A&M University diploma is awarded to graduates.
Doha is the home of Education City (https://www.qf.org.qa/education/higher-education), a dedicated campus devoted to research and education. In addition to TAMUQ, Education City campus hosts other academic institutions including Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, Carnegie Mellon University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Northwestern University, University College London, and Georgetown University. As an international institution of higher learning, TAMUQ, and its partners in Education City, have significantly contributed to the development of post-secondary education and cultural growth in Qatar.
Texas A&M University at Qatar offers a competitive salary package commensurate with rank and experience. The package includes housing, annual home leave allowances, dependent education, local transportation allowance, medical insurance for employee and dependents, plus appropriate relocation and repatriation expenses. Faculty members are also eligible for start-up packages and professional development funds to help them with teaching, curriculum development, and research activities.