Non- Qatari Teaching Assistant, Legal Skills Department

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Doha, Qatar
25 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Apr 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Full Time

Location Doha, QA      

Department Name Legal Skills Department      

College/Department Profile            


  • 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            


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


  • 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.


  • 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.


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


  • 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.