QATAR UNIVERSITY

Assistant /Associate Professor in Biomedical Sciences

Location
Doha, Qatar
Posted
09 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Feb 2018
Ref
IRC16879
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Location

Doha, QA      

Department Name

Biomedical Science      

College/Department Profile            

The College of Health Science (CHS) was founded in 2016 following a 30-year success story as a department within various colleges at Qatar University. CHS is the national provider of high quality health sciences education and research in Qatar and offers undergraduate (BSc) programs in biomedical sciences, human nutrition and public health, as well as graduate programs; (MSc) in biomedical science and master of public health (MPH).

CHS Vision

The College of Health Sciences aspires to be an internationally-recognized model of excellence with distinction in teaching, research, and community service.

CHS Mission

In alignment with Qatar Vision 2030, our mission is to develop competent student graduates duly prepared for careers in health science-related disciplines who will contribute to the delivery of optimal health care.

It is worth mentioning that as members of QU, CHS faculty members have excellent opportunities to secure intramural and extramural funding for their research ideas. Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is major source of research funding, with individual project funding limit exceeding 1 million/project (5 million exceptional projects) along with student research funding programs. As the national and largest University in the country, Qatar University is the recipient of most of QNRF awards, with many research- active faculty members able to win multiple grants.

Duties & Responsibilities            

  1. Teach courses in the area of expertise such as but not limited to Biomedical Laboratory Management, Research Methods in Biomedical Sciences, Medical Lab Financial Operation, Current Issues in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Forensic Science and Research projects, at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  2. Contribute to various committees at the Program,College,and University level
  3. Contribute to the research profile of College through research publications
  4. Serve as student advisor
  5. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department

Qualifications            

  1. Ph.D. in the Relevant disciplinary area
  2. Strong peer reviewed publication record
  3. Teaching experience at tertiary level
  4. Familiar with Educational technologies used in higher education sector
  5. Willingness to work with teams
  6. Awareness of working with people from diverse backgrounds
  7. Excellent written and oral communication skills

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 telephone contact).
  5. Copy of highest earned credential (transcript of highest degree if graduated from an institution where coursework 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            

  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 QU HR 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.

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