The Founding Dean should have exceptional scholarly and professional accomplishments, with research and teaching interests in the field of public policy, and experience in teaching and mentoring graduate students and/or managing graduate programs. He or she is expected to play a leading role in the foundation of the school. Major responsibilities will be to (a) develop and execute a visionary strategic plan and research agenda; (b) oversee the development and launch of innovative multi-disciplinary graduate and executive education programs; and © build connections with governmental and non-governmental entities in Qatar and around the world to increase the school’s impact, visibility, and collaboration.
Special emphasis will be on applicants who are established scholars in the field and who also have leadership experience, whether in a university, think-tank, government or private sector, as well as engagement at the global level. The ideal candidate would be fluent in both English and Arabic.