Laboratory Instructor – Chemistry

Qatar (QA)
Sunday, 16 May 2021
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Saturday, 14 August 2021
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry

The beautiful and culturally progressive State of Qatar is home to the world-class post-secondary institution, College of the North Atlantic – Qatar (CNA-Q). Internationally recognized as a comprehensive technical college, CNA-Q is committed to high quality, student-centered education. This commitment is reflected through state-of-the-art facilities, accessible and responsive technology programs and strong partnerships with industry. With more than 600 staff and 4,000 students, CNA-Q is one of Qatar’s largest post-secondary institutions offering over 26 diploma programs through student-centered learning. In 2020, CNAQ also launched degree programs in applied science and business administration. By providing training in a range of technical areas including Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, Industrial Trades, Business Studies and Information Technology, CNA-Q brings the State closer to the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030.

The School of General Education (SGE) invites applications for a Laboratory Instructor in Chemistry starting in August 2021.

Your commitment:

Reporting to the Chair of Math/Science - SGE, the Laboratory Instructor will oversee the Laboratory classes associated with the range of Physics courses offered by the school. Laboratory Instructors will be required to set up the Lab, chemical preparation, maintain the equipment, work directly with students to demonstrate the laboratory experiments, guide students to conduct their individual experiments, monitor for health and safety compliance, collect and grade the Lab Reports submitted by the students, and liaise with the relevant Faculty Member teaching the course. Laboratory Instructors are expected to conduct 18-20 hours/week in direct Laboratory instruction.

Laboratory Instructors are expected to be committed to development/innovation and professional development, and to attend technical seminars and workshops. If applicable, they may be invited to contribute to program improvement, including curriculum development, accreditation, quality assurance reviews, and school/College activities and events.


  • At least Bachelor’s Degree or Trade Designation in the relevant discipline
  • Master’s Degree Preferred
  • Professional Certification in the discipline of instruction is an advantage

Preferred Experience:

  • Employment experience as a practitioner/professional within the discipline of Chemistry desirable.
  • Setting up and demonstrating labs
  • Maintaining, organizing current structure of instructional labs

Knowledge and Skills:

Strong written and spoken English. Ability to use computers and software to support classroom instruction (PeopleSoft, curriculum specific software, mobile devices, Interactive Whiteboards), e-mail, and Word processing. Experience using Desire2Learn (D2L) or similar Learning Management System (LMS) would be an advantage.

How to Apply:  

Applications should be submitted via our online application portal at:

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application, which may include but is not limited to curricula vitae, cover letters, references, teaching dossiers, and sample publications. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected. Applicants must apply online.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.