Northwestern U in Qatar 2 Job Ads

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY IN QATAR (NU-Q)

Position 1: Director, Communication Program

Northwestern University’s first international campus, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q), is searching for a senior faculty member to serve as director of our program in communication.

Of special interest are candidates with expertise in media economics, media industry studies, or related fields. The ideal candidate will be a senior scholar with administrative experience; the successful candidate will act as Director of the Communication Program, leading a faculty of eleven and working closely with the Dean’s Office on issues of faculty development, mentoring, and curricular planning. Such a candidate will have a reduced teaching load, but will be expected to lead undergraduate courses on topics related to his or her expertise. Candidates should have a record of publication and scholarly accomplishment commensurate with the rank and position. Relevant industry experience and demonstrated interest in the Middle East will be especially welcome. Earned Ph.D. preferred. The program director also represents the Communication Program across the school, in Qatar’s Education City, and at the home campus in Evanston.

Our NU-Q programs in journalism, communication, and liberal arts work to advance the understanding and practice of freedom of expression. Our goal is to build a Northwestern University legacy of education and discovery in a dynamic area of the world in which excellence in science, technology, health care, and the information economy are fundamental goals of our host nation, Qatar. Many faculty find this to be a geographic area rich in research opportunities.

Toward this end, we seek individuals engaged in visionary lines of teaching, research, and creative activity who will appreciate a culturally diverse community of students, faculty, and staff of women and men drawn from Qatar, the United States, South Asia, Europe, Africa, North and South America, and elsewhere. The successful candidate will join faculty colleagues whose teaching experience includes Northwestern, Stanford, Cambridge, Columbia, Minnesota, and other highly ranked schools. Located in Education City in Doha, Qatar, NU-Q collaborates with sister institutions that include Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Georgetown, Texas A&M, and Virginia Commonwealth and in 2017 will occupy its own 500,000 square foot building with leading edge teaching, research, and media technologies.

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To apply, please send a letter of application, a CV, a sample of writing, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names of three references to:
communication-recruitment[at]qatar.northwestern.edu

Applications received by December 1, 2016, will receive the highest priority. The search will continue and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Position 2: Faculty Position in Media Management or Economics & Organizing Executive and Advanced Education

Northwestern University’s first international campus, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q), is searching for a full-time faculty member to direct a new executive and graduate education program.

We seek candidates with expertise in the organization of executive university programs in media and communication, the social sciences, or humanities. The ideal candidate will have experience in building and managing such a program and how it is taught. In addition, the ideal candidate would be able to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in one or more of the following fields: media management or economics, social aspects of information technologies, or organizational communication. The applicant will be appointed to one or more of our three programs, in Communication, Journalism and Strategic Communication, and Liberal Arts. MBA or Masters with significant experience required, Ph.D. preferred. Interest in the MENA region would be welcomed.

Our NU-Q programs in Journalism, Communication, and Liberal Arts work to advance the understanding and practice of freedom of expression. Our goal is to build a Northwestern University legacy of education and discovery in a dynamic area of the world in which excellence in science, technology, health care, and the information economy are fundamental goals of our host nation, Qatar. Many faculty find this to be a geographic area rich in research opportunities.

Toward this end, we seek individuals engaged in visionary lines of teaching, research, and creative activity who will appreciate a culturally diverse community of students, faculty, and staff comprised of women and men drawn from Qatar, South Asia, Europe, Africa, North and South America, and elsewhere. The successful candidate will join faculty colleagues whose teaching experience includes Northwestern, Stanford, Cambridge, Columbia, Minnesota, and other highly ranked schools. Located in Education City in Doha, Qatar, NU-Q collaborates with sister institutions that include Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Georgetown, Texas A&M, and Virginia Commonwealth and in 2017 will occupy its own 500,000-square-foot building with leading-edge teaching, research, and media technologies.

NU-Q faculty-in-residence receive generous research and faculty development support as well a highly competitive salary and a package of benefits and overseas allowances. Candidate should be available to begin August 1, 2017. Rank for these non-tenured positions is based upon qualifications and experience.

Applications received by December 1, 2016, will receive the highest priority. The search will continue and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please send a letter of application, a CV, a sample of writing, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names of three references to: executive-recruitment[at]qatar.northwestern.edu

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in Qatar.

 

Northwestern U in Qatar job ad: Global Media Studies

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY IN QATAR
Global Media Studies/Technology Policy

Northwestern University’s first international campus, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q), invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment in Global Media Studies/Technology Policy to join the school’s Program in Communication.

Candidates will hold appropriate advanced degrees and will be prepared to teach undergraduate students in the field noted above.

NU-Q’s programs in Journalism, Communication and Liberal Arts aim to prepare students for careers in media industries and other fields and are committed to the advancement of the understanding and practice of freedom of expression. The university aspires to build a legacy of education and discovery in a dynamic area of the world in which excellence in cultural development, science, technology, health care and the information economy are fundamental goals of the host nation, Qatar. Many faculty find this to be a geographic area rich in research opportunities and NU-Q has partnerships with Al Jazeera and the Doha Film Institute.

We seek individuals engaged in visionary lines of teaching, research and creative activity who will appreciate a culturally diverse community of students, faculty and staff comprised of women and men drawn from Qatar, the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa, North America and elsewhere. The successful candidate will join colleagues whose teaching experience includes Northwestern, Stanford, Cambridge, Columbia, Minnesota and other highly ranked schools. Located in Education City in Doha, Qatar, NU-Q collaborates with sister institutions that include Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Georgetown, Texas A&M, and Virginia Commonwealth.

The ideal candidate will be able to examine media industries globally and in the Arab world from the perspective of communication policy and institutions. Candidates demonstrate interest in the economic, historical, legal, social, and cultural forces shaping the direction and organization of media implementation, use, and regulation, especially in the Middle East. Other areas of expertise might include, but are not limited to: global media history; media economics and industry study, communication technology and society; big data; social media; media, gender, and culture in the Arab world. Earned Ph.D. preferred.

NU-Q faculty-in-residence receive a highly competitive salary and benefits including overseas allowances and travel as well as funds for research and faculty development. Candidates should be available to begin August 1, 2015. Rank for these non-tenured positions is based upon qualifications and experience. All NU-Q faculty are employees of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Applications received by December 15, 2014 will receive the highest priority. The search will continue and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, please send a letter of application, a CV, a sample of research, writing or creative work, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names of three references.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in Qatar.

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