Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF), was founded in 2010 as a research-intensive university that acts as a catalyst for transformative change in Qatar and the region while having a global impact. Located in Education City, HBKU is committed to building and cultivating human capacity through an enriching academic experience, innovative ecosystem, and unique partnerships. HBKU delivers multidisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs through its colleges, and provides opportunities for research and scholarship through its institutes and centers.
HBKU’s College of Islamic Studies (CIS) was founded to become a beacon for contemporary Islamic scholarship and thought, and a platform for meaningful intellectual and cultural dialogue on Islam and Muslims. Through its two postgraduate programs and four research centers, CIS seeks to address some of the most pressing questions facing Muslim communities today, both locally and globally. Through its offerings, the college strives to advance an understanding of Islam and Muslims, and to produce graduates who are able to contribute and excel in a rapidly changing world.
CIS is inviting applications and nominations for vacant positions at all academic levels (Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors). The ideal candidates must be able to teach and conduct and supervise research in different areas of Islamic finance and economy including:
- Financial analysis, with applications in Islamic financial institutions.
- Quantitative finance, with applications in Islamic corporate finance and asset management.
- Economics of Islamic social finance including Zakah, Awqaf and charities.
- Social entrepreneurship
All candidates are expected to contribute, through teaching, research and service, to HBKU becoming a world-class research university. They are expected to collaborate with other faculty members and students to create a vibrant university community. The ideal candidate must have a relevant PhD degree from a globally recognized university, published research in peer-reviewed journals and have an active research portfolio.
HBKU offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as furnished accommodation, annual paid leave, and medical insurance.