QATAR UNIVERSITY - MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCE CLUSTER

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor - Department of Population Medicine

TITLE:  

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor

DISCIPLINE/SPECIALITY: Department of Population Medicine

Theme: Health Systems, Global Health and related areas

BACKGROUND OF COLLEGE OF MEDICINE (CMED)

The College of Medicine is a newly established college at Qatar University and represents the only national medical college in the state of Qatar. The College implements an innovative integrated, Problem-Based Learning (PBL) curriculum, promoting small group and self-directed learning. The language of instruction is English. Hamad Medical Cooperation (HMC) and its affiliated hospitals, and Primary Health Care centers (PHCC) in Qatar are the primary clinical training facilities of the College.

BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY

Supports and maintains the University’s national and international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, and thus positively participates in the overall contribution of the Medical College and Qatar University at large.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contributes in building and enhancing an innovative College of Medicine for the state of Qatar.
  • Strong commitment to teaching, with proficiency in teaching, in the relevant field for medical students and contribute to development of the teaching-research nexus at the College.
  • Contributes to the enhancement and development of other curricular activities.
  • Promotes collaborative and interdisciplinary research in areas of priority for the medical college with demonstrated methodological expertise in a defined area of the field
  • Fosters a supportive and mentoring environment for students.
  • Fosters academic and interdisciplinary research links with the relevant departments and centers at the University, being a member of one of the 3 research divisions: Center for Translational Molecular Medicine, Population Medicine and Medical Education.
  • Promotes and communicates the work of the College to the public through a variety of community outreach activities, including workshops, lectures, publications, conferences, secondary school visits etc.
  • Participates in the formulation and implementation of the College’s strategic plan and mission in alignment with the strategic plan and vision and mission of the University.
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • PhD degree (or equivalent for clinical specialties*) in the relevant discipline from a recognized and accredited university.
  • Medical qualification/degree (MD, MBBS, MBBCh) is preferred.
  • Good proficiency in Stata (or equivalent) and with quantitative methodologies related to Health systems, Global Health and related areas
  • Strong background and demonstrated excellence in teaching of the relevant field in a medical college, preferably in an innovative integrated curriculum and using Problem-Based Learning (PBL) strategy.
  • A strong record of relevant research experience backed with a strong and consistent track record of research productivity. 
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal and administrative skills.
  • Excellence in interpersonal behaviors and commitment to effective team-work collaboration with colleagues.
  • Experience and/or scholarship in ‘medical education’ will be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in English and Arabic (both written and verbal) will be an advantage

*For clinical specialties (additional to the Medical Degree):

- Board certified in the relevant clinical specialty (American, Canadian etc.); or

- Royal College Membership/Fellowship in the relevant clinical specialty (MRCP, FRCS, etc.); or

- Arab Board in the relevant clinical specialty.

APPLICATIONS:

Applications should contain a letter of personal statement/philosophy along with a detailed updated Curriculum Vitae that include list of publications, together with names, addresses, telephone, and email address of five referees. The application must be submitted electronically. The deadline for submission is on a rolling basis.

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