QATAR UNIVERSITY

Professor Of Educational Sciences/Educational Assessment

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Location
Doha, Qatar
Posted
28 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2019
Ref
IRC18861
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Location Doha,QA

Department Name Educational Sciences Department

College/Department Profile            

Qatar University Profile:

Qatar University is the premier national institution of higher education with a mission to produce well-rounded graduates with academic knowledge of quality and excellence coupled with  a keen spirit of volunteerism and civic responsibility.  This is underpinned by committed leadership and an experienced and motivated faculty and staff body.

College Profile:

The College of Education, founded in 1973, is the oldest college at the University of Qatar and remains central to realizing the goals of the Education Reform. Its mission is to prepare and develop educational practitioners and leaders that have the information, skills, and attitudes to support the personal development of every student in Qatari schools and to achieve comprehensive quality in meeting the educational needs and objectives of Qatari society. The top priorities of the College of Education are the excellence of its academic programs and the quality of its research activities.

Duties & Responsibilities            

Position Summary

The College of Education has an opening for Full Professor of Educational  Assessment in the Fall semester 2019 (Sept, 2019) with a strong background in university teaching and research (Educational Assessment & Evaluation) and in providing professional development to pre- and in-service teachers. The candidate will be expected to conduct and publish research, bring innovation to instruction, and engage in other scholarly activities that contribute to the college, the university, and the community.

Candidates will be considered for the position on the basis of the selection criteria below:

  1. Teaching experience in higher education in the field of Education Assessment.
  2. An active research profile in the field of specialization.
  3. Proven ability to work in a collaborative, collegial environment.
  4. Experiences teaching courses related to school finance and resource management, foundations of leadership, and management of school information systems.
  5. A record of achievement that warrants appointment at the rank of Full  Professor.
  6. Bilingual Arabic/English

Qualifications

  1. Doctorate in Educational Assessment or related field.
  2. Minimum of 5 years teaching experience with demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching
  3. Excellent ICT skills
  4. Academic and professional record including promotions, advancement, publications, and presentations.
  5. Experience with quality assurance and (NCATE/CAEP) accreditation will be a plus.      

Required Documents            

Non Academic:

  1. Curriculum Vitae with cover letter.
  2. Experience Certificates.
  3. At least three references including contact numbers and email addresses.

Academic:

  1. Current Curriculum Vitae.
  2. Cover letter.
  3. Teaching, research, and service philosophy.
  4. Three referees’ contact information (physical and email addresses as well their telephones contact).
  5. Copy of highest earned credential (transcript of highest degree if graduated from an institution where course work was completed. However, if no course work was completed, an copy of certificate letter from the registrar of your highest credential granting institution regarding your highest academic degree).
  6. Personal statement explaining the applicant’s role in leadership, education, research and experience,   expressing the reasons for applying for this position.
  7. At least one recommendation and two references, including contact details and addresses of e-mail providers stated number of these recommendation/references.
  8. Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.

Benefits            

Non Academic:

  1. Competitive tax-free salary.
  2. Housing allowance in accordance with HRM Law.
  3. Annual round trip air tickets for candidate and dependents according to HRM Law.
  4. Public health care and health insurance to candidate and family members.
  5. Annual leave in accordance with HRM Law.
  6. End-of-contract indemnity.

Academic:

  1. A three-year renewable contract.
  2. Salary is commensurate with experience.
  3. Tax-free salary.    
  4. Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies.
  5. Annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QUHR policies.
  6. Educational allowance for candidate's children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies.
  7. Private health care and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies.
  8. Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies.
  9. End-of-contract indemnity.

How To Apply            

  1. Returning Applicant: Please login in QU Recruitment Online website (https://careers.qu.edu.qa) to update/edit your saved profile. Use this profile to apply for this position.
  2. New Applicant: You need to setup an account with QU Recruitment Online website (https://careers.qu.edu.qa) and complete your personal profile. Once your profile is complete you may use it to apply for an open Position.

Job Category Academic

End Date of Advertisement 30-Mar-2019