Key Responsibilities :
Graduate Assistants are required to perform a variety oftasks,which are directly related to the academic and research goalsof theassigned unit.
The GA duties andresponsibilities shall be clearly stated in thecontract. GAs willserve under the direction and supervision ofappointed facultymembers as designated by the college / center.
Thefollowingguidelines apply :
1. The Graduate ResearchAssistantship (GRA)commitment is defined as 35 hours per week with20 hours committed toresearch-related tasks that support theresearch output of QU facultyand merit the GA’s inclusionin the authorship and 15 hoursreserved for the student’sgraduate research.
GRAs are required to publish(or have confirmationof acceptance of) at least two papers as aresult of theirresearch-related responsibilities on an annualbasis.
2. A Graduate Assistant shall not haveany otheremployment inside or outside of QatarUniversity.
3. A Graduate Assistant is requiredto register for 9credit hours per semester or 6 credit hours persemester for thosebelonging to research-based programs except inthe last semester inwhich the student is expected tograduate.