QATAR UNIVERSITY - MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCE CLUSTER

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Clinical Pharmacy and Practice

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Clinical Pharmacy and Practice

Qatar University (QU) 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-year    BSc  (Pharmacy),    1 - y e a r    p o s t - B a c c a l a u r e a t e Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), 2-year MSc (Pharm), and a PhD degree programs. Our BSc and PharmD degree programs are the first international programs to be accredited by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) and partners with local and international education and healthcare institutions to support its academic and research mandates. As a leading College, the first of its kind in this country and a pillar of the QU Health Cluster, we undergo constant  changes  as  we  strive  to  achieve  excellence  while meeting  our p r i m a r y mandate, to provide our graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent pharmacists, to meet the healthcare needs of the society. The vision of the College is to be the leading pharmacy college in the Middle East region.

The College of Pharmacy at QU hereby invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, beginning January 2021. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Minimum requirements include an earned doctorate degree from a reputable university with an appropriate research background and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates with a professional degree in c l i nic a l pharmacy and/or pharmacy practice and at least 10 years of teaching experience with documented accomplishments in teaching, research, and service are preferred.

The successful candidate will teach and coordinate courses in clinical pharmacy and practice at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The candidate must have a strong research record commensurate with the rank sought as evidenced by publications in reputable peer-reviewed international journals. The successful candidate will establish an active independent research program that incorporates undergraduate and graduate research. In addition, the candidate will engage in interdisciplinary collaboration with other colleges under the QU Health Cluster (including the Colleges of Medicine, Dental Medicine, and Health Sciences) in both teaching and research. A research portfolio that complements the existing research strengths established by the QU Health Cluster according to the Qatar 2030 Vision is an added advantage.

Applicants should apply online via Qatar University Jobs website:  https://careers.qu.edu.qa. For consideration, a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a brief (1-2 pages) research plan, a record of teaching excellence (or teaching philosophy), three papers that best exemplify research interests and three letters of reference must be submitted.

The employment   package is commensurate   with experience   and rank and highly competitive. It includes a 12-month tax-free salary, housing, private health insurance, relocation expenses,  financial support for c h i l d r e n  school  expenses, and annual round-trip flight tickets as in line with the current QU Human Resource policies. QU is committed to employment equity and values diversity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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