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Open Rank Professor in Environmental and Human Security Specialisation

Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

Location: Doha - Qatar
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd October 2018
Closes: 31st December 2018

The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies is inviting applications for a full-time, open rank Professor position in its Critical Security Studies Graduate Program (MCSS).  The Doha Institute (DI) is an independent post-graduate research-led institution of Social Sciences, Humanities, Public Administration and Development Economics, launched in October 2015. 

  • Successful Candidates will have a PhD in one or more of the following areas: Security Studies, Strategic Studies, Military Studies, International Relations, Political Science, or a related discipline – complete or close to completion.
  • An excellent research and publication record, as well as proven teaching experience, preferably at the graduate level.
  • The successful candidate will be able to teach one or more of the following subjects: Environmental Security, Human Security, Strategic Studies, Security Studies and International Security Studies.
  • Priority will be given to candidates who can teach the two subjects of environmental and human security.
  • While English is recognized as a language of learning and research in the DI, the candidate must have the ability to teach in Arabic.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to engage in individual and collaborative research projects in Security and Strategic studies, working closely with colleagues across different disciplines.
  • The candidate will be expected to fully participate in the academic life of the DI.

The DI offers internationally competitive salaries and benefits commensurate with rank and experience, and the opportunity of promotion across ranks, subject to performance. 

The appointment is scheduled for September 2019 but we will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. Inquiries and applications (cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching experience, publication samples, and the names of three referees) should be sent by 31 December 2018 to: For informal enquiries, applicants are encouraged to contact the Head of the Critical Security Studies Program, Dr Omar Ashour (  

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