Professor/Assoc/Ass Professor in the Areas of Human Factors, Safety, and/or Ergonomics Engineering

Doha (QA)
08 Mar 2017
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31 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in the areas of human factors, safety, and/or ergonomics engineering 
Location - Doha,QA 

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department 

Qatar University Profile:

Qatar University 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.  This is underpinned by committed leadership and an experienced and motivated faculty and staff body.

College Profile: 

Established in 1980, the College of Engineering offers degree programs in the fields of Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial and Systems, Computer Science and Computer Engineering with the primary goal of preparing Qatari engineers with outstanding scientific and technical competencies to enable them to participate and contribute in the various aspects of the country.

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) Department offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees: BSc. in Mechanical Engineering, BSc Industrial and Systems Engineering, MSc and PhD in Mechanical Engineering, and MSc and PhD in Engineering Management. The undergraduate programs are ABET accredited. The department also offers doctorate programs under the umbrella of the College of Engineering. The department has 21 full-time faculty members of highly committed and dedicated staff members who strive for excellence as evident by the strong representation of some of the faculty on the Editorial Boards of well-reputed international journals and concurrently running external funding worth over USD 30 million.  In terms of research output, MIE department ranks among the best in the State of Qatar in both quality and quantity of publications. Our staff members have won, and continue to win, prizes internationally including the British Invention Show and Best Research or Highly Commended Research Paper Awards from various international forums. The Department has successfully attracted competitive funds from Qatar National Research Fund and various industries in oil and gas and services sectors in Qatar. 
Duties & Responsibilities

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department of Qatar University invites applications for a full time faculty position at all ranks in the areas of human factors, safety, and/or ergonomics engineering. The successful candidate is expected to pursue high quality research and lead funded project, develop, coordinate, and teach courses in the Industrial and Systems Engineering BSc program at the undergraduate level and Engineering Management MSc and PhD programs at the graduate level, and supervise students. 
A PhD degree in Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management, Quality Engineering, or a related field is mandatory. Applicants at the assistant professor rank should demonstrate their ability to teach and should have published research papers to their credits.  At the associate professor rank, applicant should have a solid record of quality teaching and publication, and proven capability for successfully receiving research grants and leading funded projects. At the professor rank, applicants should additionally have a demonstrated excellence in administration skills. 
Required Documents   
 Please complete all application sections and ensure to attach: (i) a cover letter, (ii) curriculum vitae, (iii) research statement, (iv) teaching statement, (v) contact information for at least three references, vi) your contact information, email and phone number, and (vii) any additional documents that you feel is relevant to your application.  

The employment package is commensurate with experience and rank and highly competitive. It includes a 12-month tax free salary, housing, private health insurance, relocating expenses, financial support for school expenses of the faculty‚Äôs children, and 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 ( ). Qatar University is committed to employment equity and values diversity.  We welcome applications from qualified women and men. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants should upload curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a teaching statement that includes a description of teaching philosophy and experience and other matters that highlight the requirements related to the position mentioned above. Only Electronic Applications are considered through Qatar University webpage ( ).  

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