About the job
University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) is the first national applied University in the State of Qatar, offering applied Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in addition to certificates and diplomas in various fields. UDST has over 50 programs in the fields of Engineering Technology and Industrial Trades, Business Management, Computing and Information Technology, Health Sciences, Continuing and Professional Education and more.
With more than 600 staff and over 6,000 students, UDST is the destination for top-notch applied and experiential learning. The University is recognized for its student-centered learning and state-of-the-art facilities. Our faculty are committed to delivering pedagogically-sound learning experiences with the incorporation of innovative technological interventions, to further enhance students’ skills and help develop talented graduates who can effectively contribute to a knowledge-based economy and make Qatar’s National Vision 2030 a reality.
The College of General Education invites applications for faculty positions in English Communications and Experiential Learning faculty at the Senior Lecturer and Lecturer ranks.
The College of General Education provides a range of core courses common to all students of the University, in subject areas that support the academic structure of the undergraduate programs. The General Education Curriculum is designed around courses in mathematics, natural sciences, research methods, English communication, social sciences, humanities and the arts, aimed at developing students’ understanding of fundamental scientific concepts and their applications.
Reporting to the Department Head, you will plan and deliver first-year courses in Communications, Effective Learning, or Applied and Experiential Learning to students enrolled in a variety of University programs. You will evaluate student progress and manage the resources of the learning environment. In the framework of cross-school collaboration initiatives, you will participate in industry advisory committees and coordinate, manage and control projects within the specified program area. You will keep course portfolio documents required for program review and accreditation processes and engage in instructional development as well as new program development. The College encourages applications from research-active faculty who will also contribute to the enhancement of applied research and innovation.
Education and Experience Requirements
Faculty members will be placed in the appropriate rank based on their education and experience. The broad criteria are noted below.
For Senior Lecturer and Lecturer
A Master’s Degree in English, Linguistics (ESL, TESOL), Writing Studies, (Technical) Communication, or a related program of study from a recognized, accredited institution.
A minimum of three (3) years full-time teaching experience in upper secondary, post-secondary, or higher education institutions.
A mix of academic and professional experience is welcome.
Demonstrated ability to use a variety of educational technology and platforms.
Demonstrated academic and information literacy skills.