Deadline: 15 April 2021

Call for Application
Professor in Sociology – Teaching and Research

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is hiring a Professor in Sociology for the next academic year, starting September 2021.

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) is a recently established non-profit university that has the ambition to promote high-quality education and research in respect of international academic standards. Furthermore, it aims to contribute to the development of the African countries.

African Center for Behavioral Sociology (ACBS): The African Center for Behavioral Sociology is a research center founded in 2019, in the Faculty of Governance, Economics and Social Sciences at the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University of Benguerir. The center aims to address issues of social, economic, political, cultural, and environmental importance for public policy in Morocco and in Africa more broadly. See

Job Description and Duties: The activity of the professor is divided between teaching and research. Teaching is provided at different levels of higher education, from bachelor to Ph D. The professor will be responsible for regularly publishing in high-ranking academic journals. Resources will be allocated to him or her to carry out his or her research, which falls under the themes of the African Center for Behavioral Sociology. However, the recruited person must be able to attract external resources to develop the research within the Center. He or she is also expected to be involved in the administrative activities of the faculty. The status of the position – assistant professor, associate professor or full professor – will depend on the experience of the candidate.

Qualifications: The candidate must have a PhD/Doctorat in Sociology, with solid skills in data collection and analysis, qualitative or quantitative. He or she must have solid scientific publications in indexed journals, research experience and teaching experience in higher education. This call for applications is also open to professors or research fellows who wish to spend sabbatical time at the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University

Selection procedure: The candidate must send to the contact below: 1) a full CV, 2) an exhaustive list of publications, 3) a summary of his or her PhD with table of contents, 4) proof of his research and teaching experience in higher education, and 5) A research proposal of 2-3 pages drawing a research program the candidate could lead at the ACBS. A scientific selection committee will meet to examine the application files. The preselected candidates will have an oral interview, which can be carried out, if necessary, by videoconference. The candidates selected at the end of these interviews will be invited, during a final phase, to present their research and to make a course simulation.

Salary and Benefits: salary scales and allowances are competitive, meet international standards, and commensurate with experience. Subject to certain conditions, the University provides practical assistance in relocating and accommodation. Job location: Rabat, Morocco.

Applications must be submitted to:, by April 15, 2021. Please attach to your email a single electronic zipped folder containing all above, with the mention “Professor Sociology” in the subject.

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