Assistant Teaching Professor in Information Systems – Carnegie Mellon University

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Education, Teaching & Training
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : November 13, 2021
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Description

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMUQ) seeks applicants for a teaching-track position in Information Systems (IS) beginning in Fall, 2022 (beginning as early as July 2022, pending the approval of CMUQ’s academic calendar for an earlier start than usual given Qatar’s hosting of the FIFA world cup 2022). This is a career-oriented, renewable appointment with primary responsibility for teaching and making scholarly contributions to the educational mission of the Information Systems program. The IS program at Carnegie Mellon is world-renowned for its contributions to practice and teaching. Our faculty members are recognized internationally for their expertise and are dedicated to postsecondary education.

The Information Systems Program at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar offers an undergraduate major which aims to educate students to meet the increasing demand for Information Systems talent in Qatar, the Gulf region, and globally.

The position offers competitive salaries, travel and housing allowances and other benefit packages, as well as attractive research and professional development support. A reasonable teaching load allows time for quality teaching, research and close involvement with students, faculty and the local business and educational community.

Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Information Systems, Computer Science, Data Science or a closely related field is required for initial appointment.

We are specifically looking for highly technical candidates who will teach Information Systems courses in mobile development and applications development. Additional skills in topics related to security, artificial intelligence, and/or human-computer interaction are also desirable. Ease with programming and hands-on development is an important criterion for this position. A record/demonstrated potential of teaching effectiveness and/or relevant industry experience in the field of Information Systems is welcomed. The candidate is also expected to be/become nationally or internationally known for contributions to education or to research.

The ideal candidate should be able to teach a range of our core undergraduate courses in Information Systems and develop elective courses of broad interest to the Information Systems discipline. See our website for background.

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