Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

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Position ID:Georgetown-SFS-ENG_SFSQ [#2203]
Position Title: Professor of English/Humanities (Open Rank)
Position Location:Doha, Doha N/A, Qatar [map]
Subject Areas: Humanities
Appl Deadline:2012/12/15 finished (posted 2012/10/16, finished 2013/03/19, listed until 2013/01/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Georgetown University School of Foreign Service aims to recruit a faculty member in English/Humanities for a core faculty position in the School of Foreign Service in Doha, Qatar. We especially invite applications from candidates specializing in World Literature with a regional/area specificity who are also able to develop that interest within an Anglophone context. Experience in teaching college composition is required. We seek applications from qualified candidates at all ranks beyond the Ph.D. Applicants at advanced rank must have substantial research accomplishments and evidence of ambitious ongoing research agendas; entry-level applicants must have exceptional promise of future research productivity, and an existing record of publication will be beneficial. All applicants must have outstanding teaching credentials and must be committed to undergraduate teaching, and will serve on faculty committees. The normal teaching load is 2-2. The candidate will be expected to teach lower division general education literature/ humanities courses as well as upper-level seminars in their area of specialty. The successful candidate will also be expected to conduct high-caliber scholarly research in his or her field of specialty. Our core faculty positions are full-time positions designed to replicate institutional commitment to academic freedom and professional opportunities associated with tenure-track appointments. Compensation and expatriate benefits packages are excellent and SFS-Q provides generous research support and support for conference travel. For more information on the School of Foreign Service in Qatar, see http://qatar.sfs.georgetown.edu/.

Faculty at the School of Foreign Service in Qatar are eligible to apply for Qatar National Priorities Research Program grants from the Qatar National Research Fund. These competitive grants are up to $350,000 for up to three years. For more information see http://www.qnrf.org/. QNRF also offers competitive research grants for early-career scholars.

Applicants should send a letter of interest (including a description of research and teaching strengths and interests as part of the application letter), a curriculum vitae, and at least three reference letters for assistant professorial rank with the names of at least three references at the more senior rank. Candidates selected for interviews at the assistant professorial level will also be required to provide an official graduate transcript and a chapter-length writing sample. Applications must be submitted at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2203. Faxed, mailed, or emailed applications will not be accepted.

Questions about the online application system should be directed to Nick Starvaggi at nhs22@georgetown.edu. Queries about the position should be directed to Dr. Kai-Henrik Barth, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, at khb3@georgetown.edu. Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

The position described in this advertisement is part of a large, multi-year strategic expansion of the faculty of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Faculty at any rank in the discipline noted above as well as other social science/humanities disciplines, in particular political science/IR, are invited to express interest at any time via GrowSFSQ@georgetown.edu.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
+974 4457-8100
School of Foreign Service in Qatar
Georgetown Building - Education City
P.O. Box 23689
Doha, State of Qatar

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