Population Medicine Department
College / Department Profile
BACKGROUND OF COLLEGE OF MEDICINE (CMED)The College of Medicine is anewly established college at Qatar University and represents the only national medical college in the state of Qatar.
The College implements an innovative integrated, Problem-Based Learning (PBL) curriculum,promoting small group and self-directed learning.
The language of instruction is English. Hamad Medical Cooperation (HMC) and its affiliated hospitals, and Primary Health Care centers (PHCC) in Qatar are the primary clinical training facilitiesDuties & Responsibilities
Contributes in building and enhancing an innovative College of Medicine for the state of Qatar.·
Strong commitment to teaching, with proficiency in teaching, in the relevant field for medical students and contribute to development of the teaching-research nexus at the College.·
Contributes to the enhancement and development of other curricular-activities.·
Promotes collaborative and interdisciplinary research in areas of priority forthe medical college with demonstrated methodological expertise in defined area of the field·
Fosters supportive and mentoring environment for students.·
Fosters academic and interdisciplinary research links with the relevant departments and centers at the University, being a member of one of the3 research divisions : Center for Transnational Molecular Medicine,Population Medicine and Medical Education.·
Promotes and communicates the work of the College to the public through a variety of community outreach activities, including workshops, lectures,publications, conferences, secondary school visits etc.·
Participates int he formulation and implementation of the College’s strategic plan and mission in alignment with the strategic plan and vision and mission of the University.
Other duties as assigned
PhD degree (or equivalent for clinical specialties*) in the relevant discipline from a recognized and accredited university.·
Medical qualification / degree (MD, MBBS, MBBCh) is preferred.·
Good proficiency in Stata (or equivalent) and with quantitative methodologies related to clinical epidemiology or related areas·
Strong background and demonstrated excellence in teaching of the relevant field in a medical college, preferably in an innovative integrated curriculum and using Problem-Based Learning (PBL)strategy.·
A strong record of relevant research experience backed with a strong and consistent track record of research productivity. ·
Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.·
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.·
Effective interpersonal and administrative skills.·
Excellence in interpersonal behaviors and commitment to effective team-work collaboration with-colleagues.·
Experience and / or scholarship in medical education’ is preferred.·
Proficiency in English and Arabic (both written and verbal) is preferred
For clinical specialties (additional to the Medical Degree) : - Board certified in the relevant clinical specialty (American, Canadian etc.
or- Royal College Membership / Fellowship in the relevant clinical specialty (MRCP, FRCS, etc.); or- Arab Board in the relevant clinical specialty.
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 dependents6.
Educational allowance for children (eligible candidates only)7. Private-health care and health insurance8. Paid annual leave9. End-of-contract indemnity.