QATAR UNIVERSITY

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Biostatistics

Location
Doha, Qatar
Posted
15 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2019
Ref
IRC18888
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Location QA      

Department Name College of Pharmacy - Clinical Pharmacy and Practice 

College/Department 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.

The College of Pharmacy is the first and only pharmacy degree program in the State of Qatar. The College offers 5-years BSc (Pharmacy), Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), 2-years MSc (Pharm) degree and PhD programs. Our program is the first international program to be accredited by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) and partners with local and international education and health care institutions to support its academic and research mandates. As a lead College, the first of its kind in this country and a pillar of the Qatar University Health Cluster, we are undergoing constant change as we strive to achieve excellence while meeting our mandate, to provide its graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent pharmacists, to meet the health care needs of this society. The vision of the College is to be the leading pharmacy college in the Middle East region.

The College of Pharmacy, Qatar University invites applications for a full time faculty position at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level beginning August 2019. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Duties & Responsibilities            

  1. The successful candidate will teach and coordinate courses in both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. 
  2. The successful candidate will establish an active independent research program that incorporates undergraduate and graduate research. 
  3. In addition, the candidate will engage in interdisciplinary collaboration with other colleges under the QU Health Cluster (including the College of Medicine, College of Health Sciences)in both teaching and research.      

Qualifications            

  1. Minimum requirements include a PhD degree with an appropriate research background.
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  3. The candidate must have a strong research record commensurate with the rank sought as evidenced by publication in reputable peer-reviewed international journals. 
  4. Candidates with a research experience in the area of Biostatistics and at least 5 years of teaching experience with documented accomplishments in research and service are preferred.
  5. A research portfolio that complements the existing research strengths established by the Qatar University Health Cluster according to the Qatar 2030 Vision is preferred.      

Required Documents            

  1. letter of interest 
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A brief (1-2 page) research plan 
  4. A record of teaching excellence (or teaching philosophy) 
  5. Three papers that best exemplify research interests 
  6. Three letters of reference must be submitted.      

Benefits            

The employment package is commensurate with experience and rank and highly competitive. It includes 12-month tax-free salary, housing, private health insurance, relocating expenses, financial support for school expenses of the faculty's children, and annual round-trip flight tickets as in line with the current Qatar University HR policies. Qatar University is committed to employment equity and values diversity.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply            

Applicants should apply online via Qatar University Jobs website (https://careers.qu.edu.qa)