Faculty Position

In a pioneering international initiative, Cornell University and Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) established Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar (WCM-Q) through a unique partnership with the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. Operating in Doha, Qatar since 2002, WCM-Q offers a six-year integrated medical program including a two-year premedical curriculum, as well as a one-year foundation program to help prepare incoming students for medicine. WCM-Q seeks candidates for the position of Physicist.

We are seeking a physicist who will have primary responsibility for the teaching of physics courses (including laboratories) to highly motivated students in their foundation and premedical studies. As appropriate, the successful candidate will also contribute to developing and team-teaching applications of physics in courses such as physiology, human structure and function, etc. In addition to the principal teaching obligation, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in student academic advising, committee work, and the broader academic and scholarly life of WCM-Q.

Eligible candidates will hold a Ph.D. degree in Physics or a closely related discipline. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a record of excellence in and commitment to teaching and scholarship. Familiarity with the North American higher education system will be highly valued.

WCM-Q and WCM in New York share the same mission: to provide the finest education possible for its students, conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge, improve health care, both now and for future generations, and provide the highest quality of care to the community. Full details regarding the WCM-Q program and facilities, including affiliations with ACGME-I accredited clinical sites, can be accessed at www.qatar-weill.cornell.edu

A comprehensive and highly competitive salary and foreign-service benefits package, including fully furnished housing and other supplementary benefits, is provided. The appointment will be on a non-tenure track and is normally for three years in the first instance, renewable by mutual agreement.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a thoughtful letter of application outlining their interest in the position and how their skills and experience match WCM-Q’s requirements, along with full curriculum vitae at 


Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications from the beginning of January 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Cornell University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer (AA/EOE).