Associate Professor of History
Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF), was founded in 2010 to continue fulfilling QF’s vision of unlocking human potential. HBKU is a homegrown research and graduate studies University that acts as a catalyst for positive transformation in Qatar and the region while having a global impact.

The College of Islamic Studies (CIS) provides a unique platform that contributes to critical intellectual debates on Islam in a global context, through its blended academic programs and an immersive learning experience; as well as its distinguished research division, which includes several research centers and clusters.



To contribute to the teaching and academic strengths of the M.Sc. Program in Islamic Art, including the pursuit of research funding and publication in high-standing peer-reviewed academic journals.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • Ph.D. degree from an accredited university as required for teaching in the field of Islamic art and architecture history.
  • Minimum 6–8 years of experience in teaching at an accredited international university with evidence of increasing professional maturity and productivity 
  • Evidence of proficiency in interdisciplinary research Islamic history of art and aesthetics of the Muslim World; research and scholarly achievements judged competent and adequate for the rank of assistant / associate professor in comparison with peers active in the same field at major research universities.
  • The candidate will teach and conduct research on issues related to Islamic art and architecture, help expand the curriculum in Islamic art history, and teach across the three emphases: history of Islamic art and architecture; museum and curatorial practice; history and theory of art; and Islamic manuscripts and archival materials. All candidates should have an interest in and capacity for collaboration with other academic disciplines at HBKU.
  • The candidate will have a track record of scholarly research, academic publications and a robust teaching record. The teaching and research specializations might include (but are not limited to) the history and theory of Islamic art across the Muslim World, (including Africa, Asia and the Muslim arts and architecture of the Americas and Europe Diasporas). Candidates might also be asked to teach courses with a focus on the historical ways of knowing Islamic arts and cultures and/or alternative ways of mapping arts, spaces and typologies.
  • The candidate will demonstrate excellent writing skills with the ability to communicate fluently and to articulate ideas clearly and concisely in the English language (Arabic proficiency will be an asset).
  • The candidate must have proficiency in MS Office applications.

Additional Requirements


  • Conduct assigned courses and seminars.
  • Supervise theses and serve as an advisor to students.
  • Serve on college committees.
  • Render services to the professional or lay community.
  • Conduct research or undertake comparable scholarly activity.
  • Seek funding support for research.
  • Other reasonable tasks as assigned by the college.

How to apply

To apply, please follow this link.
Additional documents may be solicited from short-listed candidates.



Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. 



HBKU offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as an accommodation allowance, annual paid leave, and medical insurance. 

Hamad Bin Khalifa University is an equal opportunity educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining culturally and academically diverse staff of the highest caliber.




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