Doha Institute

Faculty Position in Media and Cultural Studies

The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI) invites applications for an open-rank position on the professorial scale in its Media and Cultural Studies Program.

The Doha Institute is a new independent institution for learning and research in the fields of Social Sciences, Humanities, Public Administration and Development Economics. The DI offers internationally competitive salaries and benefits based on rank and experience, and the opportunity of promotion across ranks, subject to performance.

Candidates must have a proven research record and teaching experience at the graduate level. The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in media studies or a cognate field. Expertise in any combination of the following fields is particularly welcome: communication theory, the political economy of communication, visual communication, and/or qualitative and quantitative research methods. While English is recognized as a language of learning and research at the DI, ability to teach in Arabic as needed is a condition.

The appointment is to commence September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The search will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries and applications (including a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience, publication sample, and the names of three references) should be sent by 15 April 2018 to:

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