QATAR UNIVERSITY

Research Associate/Assistant Professor in Energy and Sustainable Materials

Location
Doha, Qatar
Posted
23 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
01 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Location

Doha, QA      

Department Name

Center for Advanced Materials (CAM)      

College/Department Profile            

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.

Department Profile:

It has been proven that excellence in teaching and effective research are inextricably interrelated in today’s academic world, and that innovation in programs and classrooms is constantly enriched by those faculty members actively engaging in research. Like in most modern Universities around the world, one of Qatar University's strategic aims is to develop and enhance research that meets its standards of excellence. Our Office is responsible for providing administrative, secretarial, and executive support for all elements of the University's research activities. The Office also manages the University's internal research funding schemes, and all aspects (other than financial) of external grants and research agreements.

Duties & Responsibilities            

  1. Developing research in the area of structural and building materials.
  2. Teaching undergraduate and graduate Civil Engineering courses.
  3. Supervising undergraduate and graduate student projects/theses.
  4. Community service and industrial relations.
  5. Developing his/her own areas of research specialization, engage in collaborative research and obtain competitive research funding. Engage in outstanding scholarly activities leading to national, regional and international recognition.

Qualifications            

  1. Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or related discipline.
  2. Research and teaching interests that show experience in structural and building materials.
  3. Track record of research funding and the capacity to establish ties to industry or government agencies

Required Documents            

Academic:

  1. Current Curriculum Vitea.
  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. -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.