Teaching Assistant in Marine Chemistry

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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 Teaching Assistant to begin September 2013.

The position is three years renewable. The applicant must be able to teach under graduate laboratory sessions in marine chemistry and related filed. The ideal candidate will have a Master of Science in Marine chemistry or a relevant scientific discipline at the time of hire.

Application Deadline: 30-Oct-2012 Position Category: Academic Employment Type: Full Time Position Term: Three Years Renewable Duties and responsibilities: 1.Teach general practical sessions in Marine Sciences Marine Chemistry 2.Assist in supervision of undergraduate students research projects; 3.Bring innovation to instruction and practical practice; 4.Participate in developing a strong practical sessions.

Competencies: 1.Demonstrated excellent teaching record at established international universities and higher education institutions in Marine Sciences 2.Proficiency in spoken and written English

Qualifications: 1.Master in Marine Chemistry or chemical oceanography 2.Teaching experience (3years or more) Required Documents: Apply online by submitting a letter of application describing qualifications for the position and discussion of teaching, service and research if applicable, current curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, graduate transcripts, teaching portfolio. 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.

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