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Faculty Position in Philosophy Assistant Professor (EXPIRED)

Georgetown University

Job category Junior faculty / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Political philosophy, political thought, or political theory
AOC categories African/Africana Philosophy
Native American Philosophy
Environmental Philosophy
Feminist Philosophy
Philosophy of Gender
Philosophy of Race
Social and Political Philosophy
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location Doha, Ad Dawḩah, Qatar
Job description

Faculty Position in Philosophy Assistant Professor

Georgetown University: Walsh School of Foreign Service: Georgetown University in Qatar

Location: Qatar

Open Date: Sep 14, 2022

Deadline: Nov 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description

Georgetown University in Qatar invites applications for a non-core faculty position in Philosophy at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Area of Specialization (AOS) is open, but some Area of Competence (AOC) teaching ability in political philosophy, political thought, or political theory is required. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach in one or more of the following areas: Philosophy of Race, African/Africana Philosophy, Native American Philosophy, Indigenous Philosophy, Philosophy of Gender, Feminist Philosophy, and Environmental Philosophy. The successful candidate should be able to teach the required undergraduate course “Political and Social Thought.” A PhD in philosophy or political theory is required.

The successful applicant will take their place at a top-ranking research institution, and will have as colleagues a team of internationally-recognized scholars. GU-Q was established in 2005 alongside eight other elite international universities in Education City (https://www.qf.org.qa/education/education-city) in partnership with Qatar Foundation. GU-Q is an integral part of Georgetown University, delivering the renowned School of Foreign Service's Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (https://www.qatar.georgetown.edu/academics/programs/bachelor-science-foreign-service-bsfs-degree-program): a liberal arts program (https://www.qatar.georgetown.edu/academics/programs/bsfs-core-curriculum-first-two-years-degree/) offering majors in International Politics, International History, Culture and Politics, and International Economics. Several MA programs are in development. Degrees are issued by Georgetown University. GU-Q is a research-focused, student-oriented institution with a globally competitive research and publications record; it houses its own Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) ( offering majors in International Politics, International History, Culture and Politics, and International Economics. Several MA programs are in development. Degrees are issued by Georgetown University. GU-Q is a research-focused, student-oriented institution with a globally competitive research and publications record; it houses its own Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) (https://cirs.georgetown.edu/). We value interdisciplinarity. Faculty and students also benefit from the opportunities offered by the wider academic eco-system of Education City.

Georgetown University in Qatar faculty positions are designed to encapsulate the institutional commitment to academic freedom, professional opportunities, and the expectation of long term employment.

The teaching load for non-core faculty is 3-3. The initial academic appointment is for a 3-year term, and is renewable.

GU-Q provides generous research support and support for conference travel. Faculty at Georgetown University in Qatar are eligible to apply for Qatar National Priorities Research Program grants from the Qatar National Research Fund. QNRF also offers competitive research grants for early-career scholars. GU-Q boasts best-in-class teaching facilities including a Global Classroom for classes joining students in Washington, D.C. and Doha.

Qatar offers a diverse, safe and family-friendly environment. Ranked the safest country in the world in 2020 ( We value interdisciplinarity. Faculty and students also benefit from the opportunities offered by the wider academic eco-system of Education City.

Georgetown University in Qatar faculty positions are designed to encapsulate the institutional commitment to academic freedom, professional opportunities, and the expectation of long term employment.

The teaching load for non-core faculty is 3-3. The initial academic appointment is for a 3-year term, and is renewable.

GU-Q provides generous research support and support for conference travel. Faculty at Georgetown University in Qatar are eligible to apply for Qatar National Priorities Research Program grants from the Qatar National Research Fund. QNRF also offers competitive research grants for early-career scholars. GU-Q boasts best-in-class teaching facilities including a Global Classroom for classes joining students in Washington, D.C. and Doha.

Qatar offers a diverse, safe and family-friendly environment. Ranked the safest country in the world in 2020 (https://cirs.georgetown.edu/), it is connected by direct flights to over 160 destinations in 90 countries. The iconic new National Library (https://www.qnl.qa/en), adjacent to GU-Q in Education City and designed by Rem Koolhaas, provides free membership to all faculty and students. Public parks, beaches, sports facilities, museums (https://www.qm.org.qa/en), cafes and restaurants abound, and a state-of-the-art metro system connects all parts of Doha and nearby locations (see https://www.visitqatar.qa/en/home). Education City has its own extensive sports facilities.

Compensation is very competitive. It includes an annual summer research stipend for active scholars, amounting to 2/9 of the base salary. The expatriate benefits package (https://www.qatar.georgetown.edu/about/careers/human-resources/benefits-and-allowances/) includes: fully-furnished high-quality housing, transportation allowance, annual family home leave allowance, health insurance (worldwide coverage), generous private school tuition support for accompanying children, etc.

For more information on GU-Q, see https://www.qatar.georgetown.edu. For a glimpse of what it is like to teach and live in Qatar, see: https://youtu.be/HNoERrWln4k.

Applications should be submitted by November 15, 2022 to ensure full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted virtually.

Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three scholarly references. All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio. Faxed applications will not be accepted.

Queries about the position should be directed to Prof. Jeremy Koons, Chair of the Search Committee, via email at mailto:[email protected] Please reference “Philosophy Search” in the subject line.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (https://policymanual.hr.georgetown.edu/https%3A//policymanual.gudrupal.georgetown.edu/201-Equal-Employment-Opportunity-Affirmative-Action) fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf).

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click the following link (https://ideaa.georgetown.edu/accommodations/procedures/applicants) for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at (202) 687-4798.

 

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Hard deadline November 15, 2022, 11:59pm +04:00
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