Rolling Appointment Track: Assistant Professor

Texas A & M University at Qatar
Doha
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECEN) Program (https://www.qatar.tamu.edu/programs/ecen/) of Texas A&M University at Qatar invites applications for a full-time rolling appointment track faculty position in the area of electric power engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position assumes an 11-month academic appointment with anticipated start date Summer or Fall 2022. The ECEN Program is fully committed to a culturally and academically diverse faculty. Therefore, candidates who can contribute further to the faculty diversity, equity and inclusion are encouraged to apply.  This position is in Doha and the successful candidate must relocate to Qatar.

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 attracts some of the best high school graduates in the region. The ECEN Program (https://www.qatar.tamu.edu/programs/ecen/) has 10 faculty members and 7 staff members. Faculty members have a strong commitment to teaching, research, and service activities. The program benefits from state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation in support of its key educational and research missions. The Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty have established strong educational and research programs on a foundation of core engineering disciplines. There is significant support in Qatar for research through funds from Qatar National Research Fund and Industry.

Texas A&M University at Qatar offers competitive salary packages 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 professional development funds to help them with teaching and curriculum development.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit via Interfolio the following documents: a cover letter, CV, up to three pages summary of the teaching experience and philosophy, list of courses taught, and evidence of excellent teaching/course evaluations, up to three pages summary of research activity and vision, a one-page statement on service activity, copies of five most important papers, and the contact information of four references who will send letters when requested.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted before the priority deadline of November 15, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  All applications materials should be uploaded to Interfolio via http://apply.interfolio.com/88465

Questions regarding this position should be sent to: Abir Raslan (abir.raslan@qatar.tamu.edu)

Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Ali Ghrayeb, Chair of the Search Committee at ali.ghrayeb@qatar.tamu.edu

Requirements

Qualifications

The candidate should possess a doctorate degree in electrical engineering or related fields. Preference will be given to applicants familiar with the U.S. higher education system, with excellent expertise in electric power engineering, outstanding teaching experience in well-respected universities and excellent research activity. The successful candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, a demonstrated research capability to develop an independent research program and to publish in leading scholarly journals, and a dedication to carry service activities. 

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Doha

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