Assistant/Associate/Professor (Marine Science)

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 http://www.qu.edu.qa/main/index.html The College The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) houses nine departments, covering a wide range of specializations in the Arts and Sciences including English and Arabic Languages, History, Geography and Urban Planning, Sociology, Social Work, International Affairs, Mass Communication, Information Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Human Nutrition. Position Summary The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Environmental Science _ Program, at Qatar University, Doha, invites applications for a full time position at the level of assistant or associate to begin September 2013.

The position is three years renewable. The applicant must be able to teach under graduate and graduate courses in marine science, marine biodiversity, marine biology, plankton and productivity. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Marine Sciences or a relevant scientific discipline at the time of hire with research experience in the field marine biology, plankton and productivity. Application

Deadline: 30-Oct-2012 Position Category: Academic Employment Type: Full Time Position Term: Three Years Renewable Duties and responsibilities: 1.Teach general courses in marine sciences, marine biology, plankton and productivity. 2.Employ modern tools of multi-disciplinary science to develop research area in marine science, marine biodiversity and productivity. 3.Preparing research proposals, and augment dissemination of research findings for publication in internationally reputable peer reviewed journals. 4.Supervise students research projects and thesis

Competencies: 1.Demonstrated excellent teaching record at established international universities and higher education institutions in Marine Sciences 2.Demonstrated strong research record and publications in marine biology, phytoplankton and productivity. 3.Proficiency in spoken and written English

Qualifications: 1.A Ph.D. in Marine Biology 2.Teaching experience (5years or more) 3.Publication with clear research agenda Required Documents:

Apply online by submitting a letter of application describing qualifications for the position and discussion of teaching, service and research, current curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, graduate transcripts, teaching portfolio and one writing sample demonstrating research agenda. Benefits: •A three-year renewable contract •Salary is commensurate with experience. •Tax-free salary •Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies •Annual round trip air tickets for the faculty and immediate dependents •Educational allowance for faculty’s children (eligible candidates only) and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies •Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies •End-of-contract indemnity Qatar University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply Apply Online.