Teaching Assistant in Political Science and International Relations

Qatar (QA)
07 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
10 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Teaching Assistant in Political Science and International Relations
Duties & Responsibilities   
Department Profile:
The Department of International Affairs, at Qatar University, Doha, invites applications for a full time position at the level of Teaching Assistant in Politics and International Relations to begin Fall 2016. The position is three years renewable. We are seeking a broadly trained political scientist with demonstrated teaching excellence and a commitment to scholarship.
Candidates should be committed to excellence in teaching. Candidates must have a Master’s degree in political sciences/international relations. Preference will be given to candidates who have a track record of publication and possess the potential and willingness to collaborate with faculty within and across departmental divisions. Priority will be given to candidates who fluent in both Arabic and English.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.Assist and collaborate with course instructors as assigned by Department Head.

2.Ability to follow up and monitor the academic progress of at risk students.

3.Ability to propose academic skills and successful learning strategies in connection with student needs and course-specific requirements.

4.Work in collaboration with faculty on strategies to improve student skills

5.Identify student learning needs and gaps in skills

6.Ability to support students academically through one-on-one meetings and group sessions.

7.Assist faculty in preparing assessments tools and instruments to measure improvement in student skills

8.Mark Assessment tasks

9.Ability to teach small Groups of students

10.Ability to work in teams

11.Ability to use technology to improve student learning

12.Assist Program Heads with different tasks as needed

13.Proficiency in Arabic language and English language
1.The candidate should hold a Master’s degree in political sciences/international relations at an internationally recognized university.

2.Experience in teaching a wide range of courses in political
sciences/international relations and related disciplines.

3.Competency and involvement in research.

4.Fluency in Arabic Language

5.Preferably working knowledge in English. 
Required Documents   

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.
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