Position: Open rank – Social Work
Deadline: Open until filled
Appointment Date: Fall 2020/2021
About the DI
The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies seeks applications for faculty candidates (open rank) for its Master of Social Work Program (MSW). We are looking for social work educators with specialization in community development and clinical social work practice. The appointment will begin August 15, 2020.
Founded in Doha, Qatar and launching its first academic year in 2015, the DI is a non-profit and independent institute that responds to the needs of the Arab region by integrating graduate teaching and learning with scientific research in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, Social Sciences, Humanities, Public Administration and Development Economics. It offers highly competitive compensation and benefits packages.
The mission of the Social Work Program is “to educate, train, and empower a new generation of professional social work practitioners and researchers, who are prepared to empower and to meet the human needs of people in Qatar, the region, and the Arab World and enhance their quality of life and well-being, with specific attention to those who are poor, vulnerable, and oppressed.”
Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in social work or a related field; MSW degree from an accredited social work institution; two or more years post-MSW social work practice; three or more years of teaching graduate-level MSW courses; and demonstrated ability to offer services in diverse communities. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level must have at least two articles published in scholarly peer-reviewed journals. Applicants at the Associate and Professor levels must demonstrate evidence of strong research background and significant publications in peer-reviewed journals. Applicant of all ranks must demonstrate the ability to teach in both Arabic and English languages.
The successful candidates should be able to teach in two or more substantive areas: social work practice, social work policy, as well as more specialized courses in clinical social work practice, mental health practice, displaced populations and community organizing and development. Candidates also should serve in interdisciplinary teaching, research, and related activities including academic advisement, field education liaison, and supervision of students’ capstone and/or thesis projects
To be considered for a position, applications must include: (1) a cover letter describing qualifications, area of research and teaching interests; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) research and teaching materials (students’ evaluations, syllabi, teaching philosophy, etc.); (4) examples of recent publications and/or scholarly work; and (5) three names and contact information of senior faculty who can provide letters of reference.
To apply online, please visit https://www.dohainstitute.edu.qa/EN/careers/pages/default.aspx. You may also send your completed application via email by November 5, 2020 to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information about the DI and the School, please visit: www.dohainstitute.edu.qaContinue reading
|Title||Social Work Program|
|Employer||Doha Institute for Graduate Studies|
|Job location||Al Tarfa Street, Zone 70 PO BOX 200592 Doha, Qatar, 200592 Doha|
|Published||November 7, 2019|
|Application deadline||November 5, 2020|
|Job types||Professor,   Assistant / Associate Professor  |
|Fields||Clinical Sciences,   Psychiatry & Psychology,   Community Psychology,   Social Work,   Social Science Education  |