Monday, July 23, 2012

Teaching Assistant at Qatar University

The Mathematics, Statistics & Physics Department is seeking a candidate for faculty position in Physics at the level of a Teaching Assistant. The position is available beginning September 2012.

Application Deadline: 30-Jul-2012
Position Category: Academic
Employment Type: Full Time
Position Term: Three Years Renewable

Duties and responsibilities:
Set up and run lab sessions;
Assist in maintaining lab safety;
Set up lecture demonstrations;
Assist in various other tasks related to the development of the Department.


Bring innovation to instruction;
Demonstrate the ability to grade students' assignments, as well as evaluate homework
and lab reports;
Hold regular office hours.

Masters degree from an accredited University in the above fields;
Teaching experience of at least three years at the university level;
Good written and oral English skills.
Required Documents:

University online application;
Curriculum Vitae with a cover letter;
Letter of Interest outlining your teaching experience, research, professional
philosophies and expertise;
Provide an outline of the courses you have taught in your discipline and the frequency of teaching these courses;
- Names and e-mail addresses of three professional references.

- Competitive tax-free salary;
- Housing allowance in accordance with QU HR policies;
- Roundtrip air tickets for faculty member and dependents;
- Public health care to candidate and family members;
- Educational allowance for candidate's children (up to 3 children) in accordance with QU HR policies;
- End-of-contract indemnity.

Qatar is a major Gulf-area gas and oil producing country. It is an exciting place to be these days, as the country is witnessing unprecedented prosperity and activity in the business, construction, health, and education sectors. With developments including the arrival of many respected US universities as competition, the Education sector in particular has drawn applause as a rapidly progressing field, and Qatar University now has the privilege of setting the standard against such names as Cornell, Texas A&M, and Carnegie-Mellon, among others.

The University

Qatar University (QU) is an established and dynamic institution dedicated to academic excellence, and a strong contributor to educational advancement in the country. Recently, the University has been actively engaged in self-evaluation, instituting significant changes in its policies and procedures, curricula, research support, facilities, use of technology, and faculty. QU remains the largest and only state-supported university in Qatar. For more information, please visit our web page at

The College

The College The College The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) houses ten departments, covering a wide range of undergraduate specializations in the Arts and Sciences including English Literature & Linguistics and Arabic Languages, History, Sociology, Social Work, International Affairs, Mass Communication, Psychology, Policy, Planning & Leadership, Statistics, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Public Health, Biomedical Sciences and Human Nutrition. The College also houses four Master Programs in Environmental Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Gulf Studies and Arabic Language. Additionally, the College offers a Program of Arabic for Non- Native Speakers.