Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar seeks applicants for a teaching track position in Finance beginning in Fall Semester, 2022. This is a career-oriented appointment with primary responsibility for teaching and contributions to the educational mission of the undergraduate Business Administration program in Doha, Qatar. The position also provides support for the pursuit of research interests.
Carnegie Mellon's undergraduate Business Administration program has earned global recognition for its approach to the study of business management as a science. The program emphasizes a quantitative, analytical approach, training students in the foundations of business. We seek an engaging colleague, passionate about teaching, whose primary responsibility will be to deliver undergraduate core and elective finance and accounting courses to business administration students. The ideal candidate would also be expected to teach electives involving the use of data/text analytics and machine learning in finance.
Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar operates in concert with several other American and European branch campuses under the umbrella of the Qatar Foundation's Education City. The branch campus closely follows the admissions requirements and English language curriculum of the home campus, which awards all degrees. The several thousand students in Education City students are a broad mix of nationalities, but primarily from the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia. CMUQ's faculty is a mix of professionals hired specifically to the campus and seconded faculty from the main campus. CMUQ's primary focus is undergraduate education in Business Administration, Biological Sciences, Computer Science and Information Systems.
Carnegie Mellon offers teaching track appointments with multi-year contracts and promotion opportunities. While applications will be accepted at all levels of seniority, senior level applicants should have made a significant and positive impact on curriculum and student development, and have a distinguished teaching record.
The position offers competitive salaries, travel and housing allowances and other benefit packages, which may include attractive research and professional development support. A reasonable teaching load allows time for quality teaching, research and close involvement with students, faculty and the local business and educational community.
Letter of Application that describes your proven track record of teaching excellence;
Teaching Statement and evidence of effective teaching, for example, sample syllabi, previous exams you have written, and/or course evaluations;
Three reference letters. Letters will not be requested directly by the Search Committee. Candidates should arrange for letters to be sent to the search committee at the address above;
Diversity Statement that outlines how the candidate has contributed to, or plans to contribute to diversity, inclusion, and equity.
Any additional supporting documentation that may include representative professional or scholarly work.
Official graduate academic transcripts will be required by the time of appointment. Applications must be received no later than December 15, 2021. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2021. Advancing candidates will be invited for a preliminary interview via Zoom.
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Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.