Georgetown University — Non-Core Faculty Position in Humanities & Writing – Assistant Professor

Non-Core Faculty Position in Humanities & Writing – Assistant Professor

Georgetown University in Qatar aims to recruit a teaching-oriented faculty member in Humanities and Writing at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a full-time position that is eligible for renewal every three years. The teaching load is three courses per semester. Candidates with specialization in modern world literature, comparative literature, cultural studies, women studies and related fields are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be prepared to teach introductory undergraduate courses in English composition and rhetoric, as well as elective courses in their area of expertise.

This is not an Open Rank position.

Qatar offers a diverse, safe, and family-friendly environment. Compensation and expatriate benefits packages are extremely competitive. GU-Q provides generous research support and support for conference travel. Faculty members at GU-Q are eligible to apply for Qatar National Priorities Research Program grants from the Qatar National Research Fund for various research opportunities.

For more information on GU-Q, see For a glimpse of what it is like to teach and live in Qatar, see:

Review of applications will begin September 15 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a cover letter detailing their teaching experience and research interests, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names of three scholarly references. All application materials should be emailed to Please reference “Humanities & Writing Search” in the subject line. Faxed applications will not be accepted.

Queries about the position should be directed to the chairperson of the search committee at:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.