Full Professor- “Economics/Sociology” in Makkah
|Institution Type:||College / University|
Umm Al Qura University (UQU) – Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Hajj Research Institute (HRI)
About UQU- Umm Al Qura Universityis distinguished by its unique location in the Holy City of Makkah, and its academic reputation in the fields of Islamic studies and scientific and applied disciplines. Established in 1949, UQUnow offers Bachelor’s degrees in Applied Sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Engineering & Islamic Architecture, Islamic Studies, Arabic Language, Education, and Social Sciences, as well as Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in specific fields. There are more than 30,000 students in the campuses of Makkah, including the new Al-'Abdiyahcampus.
About HRI- The Hajj Research Instituteat UQUis dedicated to basic and applied research and facilitation of technology transfer in domains benefiting activities and services for Hajjand Umrahin the Holy Cities of Makkahand Madinahand related religious sites. The HRIis currently structured around four Departments in each of the following areas: Administrative and Humanities Research, Environmental and Health Research, Architectural & Engineering Research, and Information Research and Affairs.
The Center of Research Excellence for Hajjand Umrah(HajjCoRE) within the HRI, focusing on Transport and Crowd Management, has developed partnerships within the Kingdom and around the world with leading universities and specialized R&D centers to secure state-of-the-art solutions and technologies addressing the needs of the transportation infrastructure of the Holy Cities, as well as the life-safety and comfort issues of the pilgrims. The HajjCoREalso funds individual studies and research that serve its primary mission. An impressive list of institutions and experts are partnering with the CoREin order to deliver creative state of the art solutions to the challenges at hand.
HRI’s New Vision
To become a primary, well-respected research center for Hajjand Umrah, producing world-class research on large-scale human events, serving local and national functions, while capitalizing on its context as a unique test-bed for research on innovative concepts, products, and services.
HRI’s New Mission
To tackle issues and challenges associated with events of unique characteristics at the local and international levels, attracting world class researchers to participate in leading edge research, and to enrich and contribute to the human knowledge through preservation, innovation and amplification.
The HRIat UQUwebsiteis: http://uqu.edu.sa/page/ar/255
Faculty Position at HRI– In an effort to help launch its new vision, HRIat UQUinvites distinguished scholarsto apply to an open faculty position at the Full Professor level. The position is primarily research oriented with limited teaching duties. Applications are open for 1 position in the following area of specialization:
- Job #104/HRI: Full Professor, specialization in “Economics/Sociology”
General: Candidates for the above position should possess a Ph.D. degree in the corresponding field of specialization from a reputable, world-class university. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to scholarly work and lead field research that capitalizes on the unique context of Holy Makkah and the related Islamic religious activities, resulting in publication of research results in international, peer-reviewed journals. Applicants are expected to be fully conversant in the English language. In addition, ability to communicate scientific material in Arabic is highly desirable.
The salary and benefits packages for the above position are quite competitive, and are commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include air tickets for up to four persons, housing allowance, local transport allowance, paid annual vacation, and free medical services.
Applications must include a letter of interest, complete curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of at least three references. The complete application must be addressed to UQU Technical Recruitment Committeeand should refer to the “Job #/HRI”above in the Subject field of the e-mail. An electronic copy only of the application material in PDF format should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled.
|Secondary Categories:||Economic History / Studies