Simulation and Lab Technician
The College of Health Sciences, University of Doha
University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) is the first national applied University in the State of Qatar, offering applied Bachelors and Masters 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 incorporation of innovative technological interventions, to further enhance students’ skills and help raise talented graduates that can effectively contribute to a knowledge-based economy and make Qatar’s National Vision 2030 a reality.
The College of Health Science invites applications for the position of Simulation and Lab Technician.
Reporting to the Associate Dean, College of Health Sciences, the successful candidate will be responsible to support the technical requirements for implementation of laboratories and simulations; to provide support for equipment setup and breakdown, program simulation scenarios into software, operate software and audiovisual equipment during simulations, and provide onsite simulator and equipment maintenance. The incumbent will ensure all equipment for labs and simulations are running properly and efficiently; in addition to operating, troubleshooting and maintaining highly specialized lab and simulation technology, equipment and supplies. The Simulation and Lab Technician will serve as a resource for faculty utilizing labs and simulation equipment; collaborate and educate faculty to support teaching, learning and research using simulation technology. In addition, s/he will maintain an inventory of supplies and equipment required for labs and simulations. The incumbent will ensure quality improvement and make recommendations, as appropriate.
On an overall basis, the successful incumbent will be a core personnel for ensuring effectiveness and efficiency in the lab and simulation operations at the College of Health Sciences.
-Minimum Bachelor’s degree in health education program or relevant field required (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience); Bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering or relevant field may also be considered (for advanced technical knowledge and skills in electronics, digital IT/AV systems, production and software support)
-Minimum 3 years relevant experience; demonstrated technical experience of working in health science laboratories and/or medical simulations preferred.
Other Required Skills
-Able to work independently with professionalism and sound judgement
-Able to work on schedules driven by constant deadlines and shifting priorities
-Able to work with attention to detail, concern for order and quality, and technical expertise
-Effective oral and written communication skills in the English language
How to Apply
Applicants must meet all essential qualifications in order to be shortlisted for the position; other qualifications may be a deciding factor in selection. Qualifications and experience will be assessed through your application, which may include but not be limited to curricula vitae, cover letters, references, teaching dossiers and sample publications. It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how s/he meets each requirement. Failing to do so could result in the application being rejected. We thank all applicants for applying for the role; only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.