Faculty Positions in Information Systems – Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

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Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Qatar seeks applicants for two teaching-track positions in the Information Systems program beginning in Fall, 2024 (1st August 2024). The primary responsibilities for these positions are to teach two undergraduate Information Systems (IS) courses per semester and engage in research or other scholarly activities that contribute to the educational mission of this world-renowned IS program. Our faculty members are recognized internationally for their expertise and are dedicated to undergraduate education.

The Information Systems Program at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar offers an undergraduate major which aims to educate local and international students to meet the increasing demand for Information Systems talent in Qatar, the Gulf region, and globally. For more information on the Information Systems program, see:

These two positions are based at our branch campus in Doha, Qatar (CMU in Qatar) and offer competitive salary, excellent international health care coverage, and for those eligible, allowances for schooling, university housing, and relocation travel expenses. Other allowances and benefits may apply, including parental leave, and competitive research and professional development support.

 A reasonable teaching load allows time for quality teaching and curricular development, research and close involvement with students, faculty and the local business and educational community.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Information Systems or a closely related field. While we welcome applicants with relevant backgrounds, we are specifically looking for candidates with expertise in one of the following domains:

Position 1: Information Security

This position necessitates expertise and strong technical skills in Networking, Web Security, and Cyber Security. Additional skills in topics related to applied aspects of IS security and/or topics aligned with our core courses and concentrations are also desirable.  A record/potential of teaching effectiveness and/or relevant industry experience is welcomed.

 Position 2: Business Intelligence and Analytics

Essential expertise for this position is in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics. Additional skills in topics related to IS Consulting, Decision Support Systems, and/or aligned with our core courses and concentrations are also desirable.  A record/potential of teaching effectiveness and/or relevant industry experience is welcomed.

Appointments for these positions will be at the assistant, associate, or full teaching professor rank with multi-year contracts and promotion opportunities. These positions emphasize teaching excellence, curricular development, and supervising collaborative student projects. Student advising and mentoring are highly encouraged. Teaching load is typically two courses per semester. Faculty are also expected to engage in research or other activities that contribute to the field or to society at large. Demonstrable professional growth during the term of appointment, such as research publications, engagement in the professional community, and/or publication of educational materials will be required for reappointment and promotion.

 About CMU in Qatar

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (http://www.qatar.cmu.edu/) is a branch campus that 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 are a broad mix of nationalities, but primarily from the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia. CMUQ’s faculty is a mix of academics 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. More Information about the State of Qatar is available at: https://www.qatartourism.com/.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual, cultural, and social dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching, and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways. Qualified candidates who can also contribute through their work/life experiences to the diversity and excellence of the academic community are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

To apply, candidates should submit:

  1. A cover letter specifying the position and how the candidate’s qualifications match the job description;
  2. Detailed curriculum vitae, including a list of publications;
  3. Teaching statement outlining the candidate’s teaching philosophy and experience;
  4. Research statement outlining the candidate’s research and how it could engage undergraduate IS students;
  5. Diversity statement outlining how the candidate has contributed to, or plans to contribute to, diversity, inclusion, and equity in all aspects of the role, including teaching;
  6. Contact information of three or more referees;
  7. Any additional supporting documentation that may include representative professional or scholarly publications;

Further materials would be requested from shortlisted candidates.

Materials must be submitted online through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/133719

Review of complete applications will commence on November 1, 2023. The deadline for applying is January 7, 2024 or until the positions are filled.

All inquiries should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Chadi Aoun, at chadi@cmu.edu.

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