Georgetown University — Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) aims to recruit a research-oriented economist for a core faculty position at GU-Q. Core faculty positions are full-time positions designed to replicate the institutional commitment to academic freedom and professional opportunities associated with tenure-track appointments.

We seek applications from colleagues in all economic disciplines, with some preference on development, international economics, or on applied work. Applicants must have exceptional promise of future research productivity and outstanding teaching credentials. Appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Qatar offers a diverse, safe and family-friendly environment. Compensation is very competitive and includes an annual 2/9 summer research stipend for active scholars. The expatriate benefits package includes: fully-furnished housing, transportation allowance, annual home leave allowance, health insurance (worldwide coverage), and private school tuition support for accompanying children, etc. GU-Q provides generous research support and support for conference travel. Faculty at Georgetown University in Qatar are eligible to apply for Qatar National Priorities Research Program grants from the Qatar National Research Fund. QNRF also offers competitive research grants for early-career scholars.

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

Applications should be submitted by December 18, 2020 to ensure full consideration. Review of applications will begin in early December and continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted virtually. Candidates should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a job-market paper, copies of teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation. Applications must be made via Job Openings for Economists. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

Queries about the position should be directed to Dr. Alexis Antoniades, chairperson of the search committee at:

To apply, visit:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.