QATAR UNIVERSITY

Professor in Pharmaceutics

Location
Doha, Qatar
Posted
19 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Sep 2018
Ref
IRC15839
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Location

Doha, QA      

Department Name

Pharmaceutical Sciences      

College/Department 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.

College of Pharmacy is the first and only pharmacy degree program in the State of Qatar. The college offers 5 years BSc (Pharmacy), Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and MSc (Pharm) degree programs. Our program is the first international program to be accredited by the Canadian Council for Accreditation of Pharmacy Programs (CCAPP) and partners with local and international education and health care institutions to support its academic and research mandates. As a lead College, the first of its kind in this country and a pillar of the Qatar University Health Cluster, we are undergoing constant change as we strive to achieve excellence while meeting our mandate, to provide its graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent pharmacists, to meet the health care needs of this society. The vision of the College is to be the leading pharmacy college in the Middle East region.

College of Pharmacy, Qatar University invites applications for a full time faculty position at the Full Professor level beginning November, 2017. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Duties & Responsibilities            

The successful candidate will teach and coordinate courses in Pharmaceutics in both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The candidate must have a strong research record commensurate  with the rank sought as evidenced by publication in reputable peer-reviewed international journals. The successful candidate will establish an active independent research program that incorporates undergraduate and graduate research.

In addition, the candidate will engage in interdisciplinary collaboration with other colleges under the Qatar University Health Cluster (including the College of Medicine, College of Health Sciences) in both teaching and research. A research portfolio that complements the existing research strengths established by the Qatar University Health Cluster according to the Qatar 2030 Vision is preferred.

Qualifications            

  • Minimum requirements include a PhD (Pharmaceutics) degree with an appropriate research background and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Candidates with a professional degree in Pharmacy and demonstrated excellence in teaching and research are preferred. Candidates with experience in pharmaceutical industry are encouraged to apply.

Required Documents            

  • ​1. Current Curriculum Vitae.
  • 2. Letter of interest
  • 3. A record of teaching excellence (or teaching philosophy)
  • 4. A brief (1-2 page) research plan.
  • 5. Three Papers that best exemplify research interests.
  • 6. Three letters of reference must be submitted
  • 7. Copy of highest earned credential
  • 8. Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.

Benefits            

Academic:

The employment Package is commensurate with experience and rank and highly competitive, it includes:

  1. A three-year renewable contract.
  2. 12-month tax free salary.  
  3. Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies.
  4. Annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QU-HR policies.
  5. Educational allowance for candidate's children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies.
  6. Private health care and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies.
  7. Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies.
  8. End-of-contract indemnity.

      How To Apply            

  1. Returning Applicant: Please login in QU Recruitment Online website ( https://careers.qu.edu.qa ) to update/edit your saved profile. Use this profile to apply for this position.
  2. New Applicant: 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