QATAR UNIVERSITY

Non- Qatari Teaching Assistant, Legal Skills Department

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Location
Doha, Qatar
Posted
25 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Apr 2019
Ref
IRC18809
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Hours
Full Time

Location Doha, QA      

Department Name Legal Skills Department      

College/Department Profile            

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY

  • Teaching Assistants aid the faculty in carrying out their teaching and research functions and are under direct supervision of the faculty member(s) to whom they are assigned. 
  • Teaching assistants are not permitted under any circumstances to carry out the functions of a faculty member.
  • Teaching Assistants are responsible for assisting academic staff in the delivery of high quality education to undergraduate students.

Duties & Responsibilities            

Preparation

  • Prepare sufficiently to carry out the stated aims and objectives of the tutorial/exercise class.

Teaching

  • Facilitate and/or lead group discussions, either in small groups or with the whole class.
  • Facilitate discussion around the theme of the class/tutorial.
  • Ensure the smooth running of equipment necessary to achieve the aims of the class/tutorial (e.g. computers, software packages).
  • Obtain from the course lecturer, or provide, suitable additional teaching materials as relevant to the stated aims of the class/tutorial.
  • Aim to maintain a  conducive atmosphere and environment for the achievement of the aims of the class/tutorial.

Administration

  • Keep records of student attendance using the University system.
  • Report briefly on the attendance and work of each student at the end of each semester.
  • Hold an office hour once a week or once a fortnight as appropriate for each course, notifying tutees accordingly.
  • Distribute, and arrange for return of, course evaluation questionnaires for each tutorial group taught.

Assessment

  • Mark essays or other forms of formative assessment as required by the course programme.

Qualifications            

  • Minimum of Master’s degree in related field is necessary. Working on PhD is preferred.
  • A willingness and ability to acquire knowledge and understanding of University teaching quality standards including examination standards and procedures.
  • An ability to lead a group activity.
  • Good presentation, communication and analytical skills.
  • An understanding of issues affecting undergraduates.