QATAR UNIVERSITY

Teaching Assistant in Civil Engineering

Location
Qatar (QA)
Posted
27 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
31 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Teaching Assistant in Civil Engineering
  
Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering
 
Established in 1980, the College of Engineering offers programs in the fields of Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Electrical,Mechanical, and Computer Engineering and Computer Science with the primary goal of preparing Qatari engineers with outstanding scientific and technical competencies to enable them to participate and contribute in the various developmental aspects of the country. The Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering utilizes advanced teaching and learning tools and has well-equipped laboratories. The Civil Engineering Program has received the ABET accreditation in 2004 and later in 2010.

Duties & Responsibilities  
  
Position Summary:
The Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering has an opening for a Teaching Assistant Position in Civil Engineering. The responsibilities associated with this position include supervision of laboratory-based courses and maintaining labs; assisting in tutorials; supporting faculty research; administrative activities; helping students in using different civil engineering software; and grading homework and laboratory reports.

Application deadline:              Open Until Filled
Position category:                   Academic
Employment type:                   Full time
Position term:                         Three years

Qualifications:
The successful candidates are expected to hold a minimum B.Sc. degree. in Civil Engineering (min. GPA of 3/4).  A master’s degree in civil engineering is desirable. Candidates in any area of civil engineering are welcomed to apply. However, preference will be given to candidate with structural and construction education experience and interest. Proficiency in the English language is essential.

Competencies:
1.Competency in the use of computers and standard Microsoft Office Software is essential.
2.Proficiency in using AUTO CAD, STAAD, Primavera and other programs is a must.
3.Good communications skills, both oral and written in the English language are essential.
4.Work experience in a similar post is highly desirable.

Required Documents  

Academic:

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.
  
Benefits  
 
Academic:

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 round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QUHR 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  
  
Applications: 
Letter of interest, resume and names of three references are to be submitted through the Qatar University (QU) Online Recruitment System.

 You need to setup an account with QU Recruitment Online website (https://careers.qu.edu.qa)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-May-2017