Carnegie Mellon University Qatar

Teaching-track faculty position

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Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Qatar invites applications for a CMU teaching-track faculty position at the assistant level in the field of Computer Science to begin in Fall 2023. Candidates interested in visiting appointments will also be considered. The position involves a reasonable teaching load, which allows conducting research and engaging in various academic activities, including outreach, advising, and curriculum development, among others. Funds are available to support research agendas and candidates are encouraged to contribute with high-quality research projects.

The position is based at our branch campus in Doha, Qatar (CMUQ) and offers competitive salary, attractive professional development support, excellent international health care coverage, and allowances for housing, travel, and schooling, if eligible, alongside other benefits.

About CMU in Qatar
Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar operates in concert with several other American and European branch campuses under the umbrella of the Qatar Foundation’s Education City. The branch campus closely follows the admissions requirements and English language curriculum of the home campus, which awards all degrees. The several thousand students in Education City students are a broad mix of nationalities, but primarily from the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia. CMUQ’s faculty is a mix of professionals hired specifically to the campus and seconded faculty from the main campus. CMUQ’s primary focus is undergraduate education in Business Administration, Biological Sciences, Computer Science, and Information Systems.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual, cultural, and social 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.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field, and outstanding academic credentials. The position expects a strong interest and commitment to teaching, mentoring, and supporting students at the undergraduate level. It involves teaching classes in the areas of software engineering, web applications, and data structures. Besides being excellent educators, candidates are expected to contribute to the Computer Science department through activities such as research, outreach, advising, or curriculum development.

Application Instructions
Review of complete applications will commence on November 01, 2022. Candidates should submit their applications electronically at
An initial application must include the following:

A cover letter.
A curriculum vitae (including a publication list).
A teaching statement that explains your teaching philosophy and experience (maximum 2 pages).
A research statement that explains your research interests and projects (maximum 2 pages).
A diversity statement that explains how your personal, academic, and professional experiences position you to address issues of diversity and inclusion in your teaching and mentoring of diverse students (maximum 2 pages).
Upon initial screening of the applications, short-listed candidates will be asked to provide the following:

A link for an introductory two-minute video summarizing their experience OR a video of them giving a lecture or a talk.
The contact information of at least three individuals who will upload confidential letters of reference on their behalf via Interfolio
The deadline for applying is December 31, 2022 or until the position is filled.

Please send all your inquiries to the Chair of the Hiring Committee, Mohammad Hammoud, at

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Teaching-track faculty position
Education City Doha, Qatar
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