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Clinical Research Associate

Doha (QA)
Closing date
31 Aug 2024

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Location: Doha,QA

Department Name: Clinical and Applied Health Research Department

QU Health is seeking a full time Research Associate to lead the designated research project in Clinical and Applied Health research field. The individual hired will supervise a small team at the Centre and extensively collaborate with national or international teams of the collaborative parties.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Contribute significantly in designing and implementation of researchmethods and protocols; design safety procedures; adopt new processes,techniques, or instrumentation relative to research procedures.
  2. Oversee general laboratory work relevant to assigned researchproject(s) and equipment maintenance; quality control analysis of reagents.
  3. Collect, prepare and analyze research data;  conductsearch-relevant scientific literature as needed; keep a detailednotebook summarizing experiments and recording research data; maintain acomputer database of research data;  gather and disseminate datafor presentation in research conferences and for manuscriptpreparation;  use graphics and statistical software to analyze andpresent data.
  4. Supervise students and other personnel in the laboratory tocoordinate research efforts for increased efficiency; participate intraining of fellows, research assistance, students, and visitingresearch personnel as needed.
  5. Produce scientific progress reports and contribute to preparingresearch and grants/funding applications.
  6. Assist with ordering and procurement of supplies and equipment andwith general maintenance of laboratory.
  7. Contribute to the publications outputs of QU through high impact publications.
  8. Perform other research tasks and duties that may be occasionallyrequested to meet the requirements of the role and the strategic goalsof the research center.


  • Ph.D. awarded within the last two years, from a reputable institution in the field.
  • One or more years of relevant experience in a research environment is preferred.
  • One or more years of relevant experience in a research environment after the PhD is preferred.

Required Documents

Non Academic:

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


  1. Current Curriculum Vitae with Cover letter.
  2. Teaching,research, and service philosophy.
  3. Three referees’ contact information (physical and email addresses as well their telephones contact).
  4. 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).
  5. Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.


Non Academic:

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


  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 air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QU HR 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

New Applicant: You need to setup an account with QU Recruitment Online website ( 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: 31-Aug-2024

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