QATAR UNIVERSITY

Assistant/Associate Professor/Full Professor of Law

Location
Doha, Qatar
Posted
05 May 2018
End of advertisement period
17 May 2018
Ref
IRC17458
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Location

Doha, QA      

Department Name

Private Law Department      

College/Department Profile                    

Duties & Responsibilities            

  • determine appropriate research methodologies for research.
  • adapt research methodologies. 
  • apply appropriate research methodologies and analyze results/conclusions to formulate new concepts and ideas. 
  • monitor progress on large research projects and writing reports to relevant bodies about progress of research. 
  • may lead team of researchers – recruit, select and manage the work of staff, direct the research program.  

Research – publications: 

  • write national and international papers on topics relevant to specialist subject area. This will include journals, books and other material. 
  • identify and initiate major research within specialist subject area, for example where gaps in knowledge exist, or lead investigation into significant matters.  

Teaching: 

  • design and develop innovative approaches to the learning experience for undergraduates and postgraduates with the intention of challenging thinking, foster debate, and encourage the development of intellectual reasoning and rigor.
  • deliver teaching to graduate and undergraduate students

Administration: 

  • member of departmental/faculty subject group, determining teaching requirements; 
  • actively investigate funding opportunities within area of research – this will include submitting research grant applications; 
  • participates in relevant committees within department/faculty; 
  • may, on occasion, participate in school/University committees where appropriate and/or where invited.

Postgraduate Students: 

  • mentor and guide the work and research of postgraduate students; 
  • provide references for students.  

External: 

  • attend conferences in specialist subject area to liaise and network with national/international colleagues the role holder will, on occasion, be invited to give presentations and lectures in his/her specialism. 
  • participate in external working groups – on occasions the role holder will be asked to participate in collaborative projects. 
  • originate and develop internal and external collaborative groups to pursue research and other interests and have an impact on events and decisions.
  • may be asked to act as an external examiner for other institutions.
  • may provide references on behalf of academic colleagues. 
  • will participate in peer review of publications.
  • reviews research grant applications. 

Qualifications            

  • Possession of Civil Law doctorate degree and a record of significant contribution to education. 
  • Demonstrated excellence as an outstanding University teacher. 
  • Showed excellence in scholarly endeavor, published articles in refereed journals. 
  • Contribution to the University and community service. 
  • Established bibliography of research publications such as journal contributions, books, etc. 
  • Keeps up-to-date with the latest thinking in specialist subject area/s by reading other academic material, attending conferences and active discussions with other academics in field. 
  • Established national and international recognition and reputation in field/s of research and academia. 
  • Has provided advice/guidance/opinion as a leading national/international authority in the specialist subject area/s. 
  • Has teaching experience in giving lectures and seminars to both undergraduate and postgraduate students and in designing and developing innovative material for teaching and seminars. 
  • Has presented papers at conferences. 
  • Has experience with peer reviews of papers, publications, research, etc.          

Required Documents            

Non Academic:

  1. Curriculum Vitae with cover letter.
  2. Experience Certificates.
  3. At least three references including contact numbers and email addresses.

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            

Non Academic:

  1. Competitive tax-free salary.
  2. Housing allowance in accordance with HRM Law.
  3. Annual round trip air tickets for candidate and dependents according to HRM Law.
  4. Public health care and health insurance to candidate and family members.
  5. Annual leave in accordance with HRM Law.
  6. End-of-contract indemnity.

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            

  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.