Department of English Literature and Linguistics
College / Department Profile
Qatar University Profile :
Qatar University is the national institution of higher education in Qatar. It provides high quality undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare competent graduates, destined to shape the future of Qatar.
The university community has diverse and committed faculty that teaches and conducts research, which addresses relevant local and regional challenges, advances knowledge, and contributes actively to the needs and aspirations of society.
Qatar University is an intellectual and scholarly community characterized by open discussion, the free exchange of ideas, respectful debate, and a commitment to rigorous inquiry.
All members of the University - faculty, staff, and students - are expected to advance the scholarly and social values embodied by the university.
College Profile :
The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) houses eleven departments, covering a wide range of undergraduate specializations in the Arts and Sciences including English Literature & Linguistics, Arabic Language, Humanities, Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, International Affairs, Policy, Planning & Development, Statistics, Chemistry, Mass Communication, Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Material Science, and Sports Science.
The College also houses five graduate programs in Environmental Sciences, Gulf Studies, Material Science, Statistics, and Arabic Language.
Additionally, the College offers a Program of Arabic for Non- Native Speakers. The College also houses three newly established research centers namely the Center for Social Science and Humanities, the Center for Sustainable Development, and the Gulf Studies Center
As members of QU, CAS faculty members have excellent opportunities to secure intramural and extramural funding for their research ideas.
Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is a major source of research funding, with individual project funding exceeding 1 million USD per project (5 million for exceptional projects), along with student research funding programs.
As the national and largest university in the country, Qatar University is the recipient of most of QNRF awards, with many research-
active faculty members winning multiple grants.
Duties & Responsibilities1. Teach courses in the area of expertise2. Contribute to various committees at the Program, College, and University level 3.
Contribute to the research profile of College through research publications 4. Serve as student advisor5. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department
Ph.D. in one of the following areas : Spanish linguistics, applied linguistics, or second language education with focus on Spanish, or related field by the time of appointment.
Candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in Spanish, a strong peer-reviewed publication record, show evidence of excellent teaching skills and have at least three years of University-
level Spanish teaching. They must have solid background in the field of Second / Foreign Language teaching and experience in the following : a.
Curriculum development and assessment, b. Culturally appropriate teaching material design, and c. The use of technology in teaching Spanish d.
Preference will be given to candidates with DELE examiner certification
1.Current Curriculum Vitae
2.Statement of Teaching Philosophy
3.Research Profile with plans for future research
4.Contact details of three referees’ contact information (physical and email addresses as well their telephone numbers)
5.Academic transcript of the Highest Qualification
6.Any additional documentation deemed relevant to the application
1. A three-year renewable contract.
2. Salary is commensurate with experience.
3. Tax-free salary.
4. Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies.
5. Annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QUHR policies.
6. Educational allowance for candidate's children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies.
7. Private health care and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies.
8. Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies.
9. End-of-contract indemnity.