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Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar is seeking candidates for a teaching position at Assistant Professor level in Accounting Where Finance starting in Fall semester, 2023. This is a career-oriented appointment with primary responsibility for teaching and contributing to the educational mission of the Business Administration undergraduate program in Doha, Qatar. The position also provides support for pursuing research interests.

Carnegie Mellon’s undergraduate business administration program has gained worldwide recognition for its approach to the study of business management as a science. The program emphasizes a quantitative and analytical approach, training students in the fundamentals of business.

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar operates in conjunction with several other American and European campuses under the umbrella of Qatar Foundation’s Education City. The secondary campus closely follows the admission requirements and English curriculum of the home campus, which awards all degrees. Education City’s several thousand students come from a wide range of nationalities, but primarily from the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. The CMUQ faculty includes professionals hired specifically on campus and professors seconded from the main campus. CMUQ primarily focuses on undergraduate education in business administration, biological sciences, computer science, and information systems.

Carnegie Mellon offers teaching internships with multi-year contracts and promotion opportunities. While beginner and advanced level candidates will be considered, the appointment will be made as an assistant professor.

The position offers competitive salaries, travel and housing allowances, and other benefits, which may include attractive research and professional development support. A reasonable teaching load allows time for quality teaching, research, and close involvement with students, faculty, and local businesses and the educational community.

Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community across 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, people with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways.


We are looking for an engaging colleague with a passion for teaching whose primary responsibility will be to deliver core and elective undergraduate accounting courses to business administration students. The ability to teach finance and analytics courses would be considered a plus.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in accounting, finance or a closely related field at the time of appointment, exceptional teaching skills and a passion for student and community engagement.

Application instructions

Interested candidates should submit the following documents to

  1. Letter of application that highlights the candidate’s proven track record of teaching excellence or teaching potential, as well as their suitability for the position;
  2. Curriculum vitae;
  3. teaching statement;
  4. Evidence of effective teaching, for example, sample lesson plans, self-developed assessments, innovative teaching techniques, and teaching and course evaluations;
  5. Diversity statement that describes how the nominee has contributed or plans to contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion. The statement may include past examples or future plans to aid in the learning and growth of students from diverse backgrounds. These examples or plans can take the form of activities/initiatives carried out/planned inside and outside the classroom.
  6. Three reference letters. Applicants should arrange for letters to be sent directly through Interfolio.
  7. Any additional supporting documentation that may include representative professional or academic work.

Official graduate school transcripts will be required at the time of appointment. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning July 25, 2022, and will remain open until the position is filled. Advanced applicants will be notified of next steps. We will give priority to applications received before August 15, 2022.

For more information on the Business Administration program, see For any additional questions about the position, please email [email protected]

Application process

This institution uses Interfolio faculty research to perform this research. Candidates for this position receive a free Dossier account and can submit all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Carnegie Mellon University will comply with the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified persons because of their status as protected veterans or disabled persons, and prohibit discrimination against all persons because of their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. In addition, these regulations require covered prime contractors and subcontractors to take positive steps to hire and advance in the employment of persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.