QATAR UNIVERSITY

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Position in Civil Engineering

Location
Doha (QA)
Posted
11 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Position in Civil Engineering

Location

Doha,QA

Department Name

Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering

College/Department Profile 

Established in 1980, the College of Engineering offers programs in the fields of Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Computer Engineering and Computer Science with the primary goal of preparing Qatari engineers with outstanding scientific and technical competencies to enable them to participate and to contribute in the various developmental aspects of the country. The Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering utilizes standard and advanced teaching and learning tools and well-equipped laboratories. The ABET-accredited Civil Engineering program meets the standards and quality needed by the civil engineering profession.

Duties & Responsibilities

Position Summary 

The Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering has an opening in the area of Structural Engineering. Applications are welcomed from applicants with a specialization within Structural Engineering, especially from those with specialization in: Structural Dynamics, Steel Structures, Off-shore structures, Fluid-Structure interaction, or from those who have specialization combing structural form with material science and/or data science. The applicant should have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The appointed candidate will complement the existing faculty in the department and will develop and sustain funded research program and publish in leading journals.The highly competitive employment package is commensurate with experience and rank. It includes a 12-month tax-free salary, housing, private health insurance, transportation allowance, relocating expenses, financial support for school expenses of the faculty member’s children (up to three children), and two months of paid summer vacation including annual round-trip flight tickets as in line with the current Qatar University HR policies. For more information, please visit Qatar University HR website at http://www.qu.edu.qa/offices/hr/

Qualifications: 

The successful candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering from a prestigious university. They should also have expertise in the relevant areas and a track record of scholarly activities in the field. English language is essential. Candidates with industrial experience will be looked at favorably. Experience in managing research projects and/or professional practices will also be advantageous.  

Application deadline:              Open Until Filled 
Position category:                   Academic 
Employment type:                   Full time 
Position term:                         Three years 
Academic rank:                      Assistant or Associate or Full Professor

Competencies: 

Successful applicants should be able to:          
Be able to adopt and develop a “student centered” approach to teaching and learning,  Teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in related Civil Engineering disciplines. 

Develop expertise in using course management environments such as Blackboard to support taught courses and assessment, Contribute to collaborative research, consulting and short courses in conjunction with local industries, Contribute to a collegiate atmosphere in the Department and College, and Advise undergraduate students and be involved effectively in service duties such as capstone project reviews, design juries, committee work and curriculum development.

Required Documents

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. Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.

Benefits

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 Advertisment

28-Nov-2019