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Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar
Faculty Position, Information Systems
Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar seeks applicants for a teaching-track position beginning in Fall Semester, 2017. This is a career-oriented, renewable faculty appointment with primary responsibility for teaching and scholarly contributions to the educational mission of the Information Systems program.
The Information Systems Program at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar is an undergraduate major intended to educate students to meet the increasing demand for Information Systems talent in Qatar, the Gulf region and beyond. We are specifically looking for candidates who will teach topics related to interaction / user experience design, communication or information design, digital product ideation and development, and conceptual design. The ideal candidate should be able to develop and teach undergraduate courses in these areas.
Qualifications include an undergraduate and masters degree in one of the areas of design specialty listed above. Candidates with a PhD will be given special consideration. A demonstrated record of teaching effectiveness and/or industry experience is particularly welcomed.
Carnegie Mellon offers teaching-track appointments with multi-year contracts and promotion opportunities. While applications will be accepted at all levels of seniority, senior level applicants should have demonstrated leadership within the academic community, have made a significant and positive impact on curriculum and student development, and have a distinguished teaching record. Demonstrable professional growth during the term of appointment, such as contributions to research, publication of educational materials or engagement in the professional community will be required for reappointment.
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.
To apply, interested candidates should send: 1) a letter of intent; 2) curriculum vitae and any supporting materials, including a statement of teaching experience and teaching philosophy; 3) three or more reference letters (Letters will not be requested directly by the Search Committee. Candidates should arrange for letters to be sent to the search committee) 4) official graduate academic transcripts and 5) additional supporting documentation which may include evidence of teaching effectiveness and/or representative professional or scholarly work.
Please apply online through Interfolio ByCommittee: https://apply.interfolio.com/39567
For more information on the Information Systems program, see https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/academics-research/academics/information-systems/
For more information on the Carnegie Mellon Qatar Campus, see http://www.qatar.cmu.edu/
Information on Qatar is available at: http://www.qatartourism.gov.qa/
To ensure full consideration, complete applications, all supporting materials, and reference letters should be received no later than February 24, 2017. The initial review of complete applications will begin in late January, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways.