Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Cybersecurity
Qatar University
Doha, Qatar
منذ 16 يوم

Department Name

KINDI Center for Computing Research - College of Engineering

College / Department Profile

Qatar University Profile

Qatar University is the premier national institution of higher educationin the country and, consequently, enjoys the enthusiastic support of itsgovernment and citizens.

With vibrant undergraduate and emerginggraduate programs, the University offers the widest array of academicand community outreach programs and research related to national needsand priorities.

Qatar University has an international faculty dedicatedto the education of its 15,000+ students and, increasingly, to buildingstrong graduate programs and research capabilities with emphasis onaddressing national and regional needs and priorities.

TheUniversity is located in Doha, Qatar, a vibrant modern city thatwelcomes visitors and residents from around the globe.

Residents fromabroad will find the Qatari people and culture to be veryfriendly,interesting and educational. The state of Qatar is a smallpeninsula in the Arabian Gulf, with substantial oil and natural gasreserves.

Qatar is one of the wealthiest states in the region andhas developed high quality healthcare and education systems. The countryhas dedicated2.

8% of its huge revenue to fund scientific research. The country is bilingual in both Arabic, the national language, andEnglish.

Doha offers all of the modern conveniences and technologyfound in the world’s major cities and a safe and high quality oflife to all residents.

College Profile

Established in 1980, the College of Engineering offers degree programsin the fields of Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Electrical,Mechanical,Industrial and Systems, Computer Science and ComputerEngineering with the primary goal of preparing Qatari engineers withoutstanding scientific and technical competencies to enable them toparticipate and contribute in the various aspects of the country.

KINDI Center for Computing Research

KINDI is a research center in the college of engineering that promotesquality research programs in the vital area of computer and informationsciences and engineering by leveraging existing local and internationalpartnerships to foster and provide supportive infrastructure forcollaborative multidisciplinary research.

The lab leverages partnershipswith external organizations while promoting the use of information andcommunication technologies (ICT) while supporting the national researchstrategy, which recognizes the area of Computer Science and ICT as oneof its four thematic pillars.

Duties & Responsibilities Application Deadline : Open until filled

Position Category : Academic

Employment Type : Full-time

AnticipatedStarting date : Any time

Position Term : 3 years (renewable)

Duties and Responsibilities

The KINDI Center for Computing Research at Qatar University (QU)isseeking applications for a research faculty position at the levelofassistant, associate or full professor in cyber security.

Earned adoctorate degree inComputer Science, Computer Engineering, or a closelyrelated field, froman internationally recognized university andoutstanding researchprofile in cyber security, is required.

Theappointed candidate willfacilitate and contribute building researchprograms in the area ofcyber security.The candidate is expected to :

  • Conduct independentandsuccessful researches in areas related to cyber security and tailoredtothe need of KINDI Center.
  • Support research andresearchdevelopment activities of the KINDI Center in its focus area ofcybersecurity and all cyber and information security subareas.
  • Build and leadcollaborativeteams who can conduct quality research in the area of cyber security.
  • Foster and cultivatenewresearch initiatives by developing new research program and getresearchgrants to fund these programs.
  • Engage inoutstandingscholarly activities leading to national, regional andinternational recognition.
  • Promote partnershipsandsupport collaboration with external organizations inside and outside Qatar.
  • Conduct specializedworkshopssuch as short courses or seminars on contemporary issues.
  • Conduct mission with the industries.
  • Teach one (typicallygraduate) course per academic semester.
  • Supervise graduate (M.S.andPh.D.) theses.
  • Assist in preparing the labbudget, annual reports, and strategic plan.
  • Assist in the acquisitionand management of research equipment and infrastructure.
  • Foster and supportcollaborative efforts among faculty members and students.
  • Disseminate research resultsthrough educational programs and presentations.
  • Advise the KINDI Centerdirector and assist in the implementation of lab activities.
  • Qualifications

    Candidates must have doctorate degrees in computer science,computerengineering, or a closely related field from aninternationallyrecognized university and outstanding research profile incybersecurity, and must demonstrate :

  • Evidence of activeresearch,service and scholarly activities.
  • Record of researchaccomplishments including publications in high-impact venues.
  • Expert knowledge in thefield of cyber security.
  • Experience in supervisingresearch work of graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Experience in Cyber security consulting.
  • Knowledge of current trendsin the professional practices in the field.
  • Ethical behavior,professionalism, interpersonal skills, leadership and management abilities.
  • Ability to effectivelyinteract with other colleagues in the institution as well as withexternal institutions and funding agencies.
  • Required Documents

    1. Current Curriculum Vitae.

    2. Cover letter.

    3. Teaching, research, and service philosophy.

    4. Three referees’ contactinformation (physical and email addresses as well their telephones contact).

    5. Copy of highest earnedcredential(transcript of highest degree if graduated from an institutionwhere course work was completed.

    However, if no course work wascompleted, and copy of certificate letter from the registrar of yourhighest credential granting institution regarding your highest academic degree).

    6. Any additional documentation that youfeel is relevant to your application.


  • A three-year renewable contract.
  • Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Tax-free salary.
  • Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies.
  • Annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QU HR policies.
  • Educational allowance for candidate's children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies.
  • Private health care and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies.
  • Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies.
  • End-of-contract indemnity.
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