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Assistant/Associate Professor in Transportation Engineering
Qatar University

Date Posted Feb. 5, 2024
Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Transportation Engineering
University Qatar University
Doha, Qatar
Department Civil and Environmental Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date February 2024
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Transportation Engineering
    Civil Engineering

College/Department Profile

Established in 1980, the College of Engineering offers programs in the fields of Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Computer Engineering and Computer Science with the primary goal of preparing Qatari engineers with outstanding scientific and technical competencies to enable them to participate and to contribute in the various developmental aspects of the country. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering utilizes standard and advanced teaching and learning tools and well-equipped laboratories. The ABET-accredited Civil Engineering program meets the standards and quality needed by the civil engineering profession.


Position Summary

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has an opening in the area of Transportation Engineering. Applications are welcomed from applicants with a specialization within Transportation Engineering, especially from those with specialization in: Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Traffic Operations, Traffic Safety Analysis, Traffic Simulation, and Transportation Planning. The appointed applicant will teach in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Qatar University. The applicant should have a track record in collaborating or working with the industry through practical projects such as Traffic Impact studies, Traffic simulation modelling, and Traffic Safety studies.

The applicant should have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The appointed candidate will complement the existing faculty in the department and will develop and sustain funded research programs and publish in leading journals.

The highly competitive employment package is commensurate with experience and rank. It includes a 12-month tax-free salary, housing, private health insurance, transportation allowance, relocating expenses, financial support for school expenses of the faculty member’s children (up to three children), and two months of paid summer vacation including annual round-trip flight tickets as in line with the current Qatar University HR policies. For more information, please visit Qatar University HR website at



The successful candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering from a prestigious university. They should also have expertise in the relevant areas and a track record of scholarly activities in the field. English language is essential. Candidates with industrial experience will be looked at favorably. Experience in managing research projects and/or professional practices will also be advantageous.


Application deadline:              Open Until Filled

Position category:                   Academic

Employment type:                   Full time

Position term:                          Three years

Academic rank:                        Assistant or Associate Professor



Successful applicants should be able to: 

  1. Be able to adopt and develop a “student centered” approach to teaching and learning,
  2. Teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in related Civil Engineering disciplines.
  3. Develop expertise in using course management environments such as Blackboard to support taught courses and assessment,
  4. Contribute to collaborative research, consulting and short courses in conjunction with local industries,
  5. Contribute to a collegiate atmosphere in the Department and College, and
  6. Advise undergraduate students and be involved effectively in service duties such as capstone project reviews, design juries, committee work and curriculum development.



Full CV, statement of teaching and research philosophy and names of three referees to be submitted through our online recruitment system at

You need to setup an account with QU Recruitment Online website ( and complete your personal profile. Once your profile is complete you may use it to apply for a vacancy.

Additional requirements including brief portfolio of professional and students design work, and sample of selected published research papers, maybe requested if the applicant is short listed.




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