Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Digital Innovation and Transformation

Company:HEC Paris in Qatar

Location:Qatar / Doha

Discipline:Digital Innovation and Transformation

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


HEC Paris in Qatar


HEC Paris in Qatar is looking for outstanding candidates with proven expertise in one or more of the following fields: digitalization / digital innovation / digital transformation / leadership in the digital age / digital strategies.

HEC Paris in Qatar is a branch campus of HEC Paris and operates in close coordination with it and under the same standards of excellence. We are a world class school as acknowledged by the Financial Times, which ranked us as the top school in Europe, and also ranked our Executive MBA #1 worldwide in 2019. We are consistently ranked among the world´s top schools in a wide variety of rankings and using a large number of metrics, including student satisfaction, goals achieved, and salary increase after our programs.

HEC Paris in Qatar is part of Education City, a thriving academic community also comprising Carnegie Mellon University, Georgetown University School of Foreign Services, Northwestern School of Journalism and Communication, Texas A&M University School of Engineering, Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies, University College London, Virginia Commonwealth School of Design, and Weill Cornell Medical College.

Professors' responsibilities at HEC Paris in Qatar are typically divided between teaching, research, and service. The teaching responsibilities are all on the post-experience executive education level in degree and non-degree programs. Therefore, relevance, thought-leadership and the ability to customize content and learning approaches are key factors for any candidacy.

Equally, we expect our professors to conduct original, thought-leadership and impactful research in their respective fields and publish it in a variety of ways, as long as they are world class (peer reviewed and/or in respected outlets).  Professors are also expected to perform reasonable service activities.

The faculty of HEC Paris in Qatar is made of:

  • HEC Paris regular faculty based in France or worldwide, coming to Qatar to do research and teach.
  • HEC Paris in Qatar faculty recruited under the sponsorship of Qatar Foundation to do both research, service, and executive education in degree and non-degree programs.

The present announcement aims at building the faculty of HEC Paris in Qatar, and the position requires being based full-time in wonderful and cosmopolitan Doha.

HEC Paris in Qatar offers a very competitive compensation package including benefits, (e.g. housing stipend among others), and the generous income tax and VAT incentives provided by the State of Qatar. The contract duration is 3 years with the expectation of continuous renewal.

Candidates are expected to have strong, world-class skills, and should be capable of engaging with senior executive audience. They should also have earned a Ph.D. from world class institutions, and present strong evidence of research and teaching skills, as well as being at the frontier of knowledge in their disciplines through active scholarship. Only candidates credibly fulfilling these criteria should apply as unfortunately, we cannot consider any others.

The language of work and instruction is English. Arabic and French are not required and we do not use them as criteria for selection. This position is not adequate for junior scholars or those who do not have solid experience in executive education

We treat applicants with the highest standards of confidentiality.  Applications are to be sent by email exclusively to: Sharon Christopher, HR Officer, HEC Paris in Qatar, at FacultyRecruitmentQatar@HEC.FR

Initial applications should include:

  1. Motivation letter.
  2. Full CV.
  3. Evidence of excellence.

For informal inquires on faculty topics, please contact Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Amann, Applications will be studied on a rolling base, and will be open until filled.

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