Northwestern University’s first international campus, Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q),is searching for full-time faculty members in the following areas:
Strategic Communication, Health Communication, Digital Humanities, Cinematography & Post Production and Documentary Practice and Visual Communication.
Our NU-Q programs in Journalism, Communication, Liberal Arts, and Executive and Graduate Education
work to advance the understanding and practice of freedom of expression. Our goal is to build a Northwestern University legacy of education and discovery in a dynamic area of the world in which excellence in science, technology, health care, and the information economy are fundamental goals of our host nation, Qatar. Many faculty find this to be a geographic area rich in research opportunities. Toward this end, we seek individuals engaged in visionary lines of teaching, research, and creative activity who will appreciate a culturally diverse community of students, faculty, and staff comprised of women and men drawn from Qatar, South Asia, Europe, Africa, North and South America, and elsewhere. The successful candidate will join faculty colleagues whose teaching experience includes Northwestern, Stanford, Cambridge, Columbia, Minnesota, and other highly ranked schools.
Strategic Communication in Executive and Graduate Education.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in strategic communication or a related field, and must provide evidence of an active research program. The appointee will be expected to teach graduate courses as well as some undergraduate courses in the Journalism and Strategic Communication program, and supervise undergraduate projects, master’s theses, and capstone projects related to strategic communication. To apply, visit https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/NzU0
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field and have relevant teaching experience in higher education and evidence of a productive research program. The ideal candidate will have expertise in multimodal health campaigns using mediated strategies. To apply, visit https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/NzQ2
Candidates must hold a PhD in digital humanities or in a humanities or interdisciplinary field with a digital focus or approach. To apply, visit https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/NzUz
Cinematography & Post Production.
Candidates must hold an MFA in film or equivalent terminal degree, have relevant teaching experience in higher education and have a significant professional production background. To apply, visit https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/NzQ3
Documentary Practice and Visual Communication.
The ideal candidate will be a documentary filmmaker, journalist or documentary and/or journalism scholar who has produced news, feature and/or short documentaries. Candidates must hold a PhD or an MFA (at the time of application), have teaching experience in higher education, and significant professional experience. To apply, visit
As is the case for all NU-Q faculty members, they will be expected to have an active research and publication program.NU-Q faculty-in-residence receive generous research and faculty development support as well a highly competitive salary and a package of benefits and overseas allowances. Candidate should be available to begin August 1, 2020. Rank for these non-tenured positions is based upon qualifications and experience.
To apply, please upload a letter of application, a CV, a sample of writing/creative work, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to the links listed.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes
including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in Qatar.