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Director , Liberal Arts Program
ALDEN IL 60001
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Director , Liberal Arts Program
**Northwestern University - Qatar**
**Director, Liberal Arts Program**
Education City? Al Luqta St? Ar-Rayyan, Qatar

Job Description**
**Northwestern University in Qatar** (NU-Q) seeks nominations and applications for the position of Director of its highly-regarded, undergraduate Liberal Arts Program. The next program directorwill oversee a program designedto broaden and enrich the study and understanding of human expression and interaction, taking full advantage of Northwestern's world-class reputation in media education and NU-Q's new, 515,000-square-foot, leading-edge media education center.
NU-Q is Northwestern University's first international campus and is located in Education City, Doha, which was established in partnership with Qatar Foundation in 2008 along withsix leading American universities.The director will work with a creative and committed team of administrative and faculty colleagues to realize a unique program, built upon the proven curriculum at Northwestern's home campus as well as the special talent and resources available at the Qatar campus.
The ideal candidate will be a senior or midcareer scholarin the humanities, with preference given to those from English or American literature, and literary scholarship in area studies. An earned PhD is required. Candidates should have a record of publication and scholarly accomplishment commensurate with rank and position. A record of successful administrative leadership at the level of department or program chair or equivalent is also required. This experience should include planning, budgeting, program development, assessment, recruitment and support of faculty, curriculum development and planning, and the ability to work with strong and dedicated staff to realize the highest quality academic offerings.The Director of the Liberal Arts Program will lead a faculty of fourteen and teach undergraduate courses on topics related to his or her area of expertise. Additional information about the position can be found at
The successful candidate will appreciate a culturally diverse community of students, faculty, and staff comprised of women and men from Qatar and around the world and join faculty colleagues whose teaching experience is drawn from many of the world's top academic institutions. In addition, the Director will work in collaboration with sister institutions in Education City that include Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Georgetown, Texas A&M;, and Virginia Commonwealth to expand the depth and reach of program offerings.
NU-Q faculty-in-residence receive generous support for research and faculty development as well a highly competitive salary and a package of benefits and overseas allowances. Rank for these non-tenured positions is based upon qualifications and experience.
Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. For fullest consideration, applicant materials should be received by August 31. Applicants should provide a professional resume, a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be submitted electronically via email to NU-Q's consultants Concetta M. Stewart, Ph.D., and Christine Pendleton at: consultants can be reached through the desk of Meagan Shimkus at 630-575-6725.
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.
Please read ALL instructions and make preparations before proceeding to the application page:
* Applications will **only** be accepted via online submission (see link below).
* Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.
* Please also prepare a list of names and email addresses for your external academic references; your references will be contacted directly by the online system and invited to upload their letters on your behalf.
* All required fields in the application form are marked with an asterisk and must be filled before clicking the "Submit" button.
* Be aware that incomplete applications cannot be saved.
Applications accepted here: << hyperlink >>
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
*Regular/Temporary:* Regular
*Job ID:* 33542
*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
*Location:* Doha, Qatar
*Job Title:* Director , Liberal Arts Program

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