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Founding Dean
Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Date Posted Oct. 19, 2018
Title Founding Dean
University Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Doha, Qatar
Department School of Public Policy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Dean
  • Public Policy & Administration

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.

  • Qatar is a diverse, safe, and family-friendly environment. HBKU offers attractive compensation packages that include a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as an education allowance, furnished accommodation, annual paid leave, air tickets, and medical insurance.

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