Occupational Health, Safety and Environment

    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 Sciences invites applications for the position of Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental faculty at the Assistant Professor rank.

    Your Commitment
    Reporting to the Department Head, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of courses in Occupational Health and Safety within the College of Health Sciences programs. S/he will evaluate student progress and manage the resources of the learning environment. The successful candidate will liaise with industry and other educational institutions; participate in industry advisory committees and coordinate, manage and control projects within the specified program area. Faculty members will keep course portfolio documents required for accreditation processes and engage in instructional development/improvement plans, as well as become NEBOSH Tutors. All employees are expected to contribute to professional and community life within the University and beyond.

    Education and Experience Requirements
    -A Master’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Risk Management, Ergonomics, or related program from an accredited academic institution is required.
    -PhD, or an equivalent terminal degree in Occupational Health, Safety and Environment or related field is preferred.
    -Professional licensure and current registration with a recognized Occupational Health and Safety registry/body, e.g., NEBOSH, IOSH, CRSP, CSP is preferred.
    -Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Education (e.g., Post-secondary Education, Adult Education or Vocational Education) is preferred.

    -A minimum of 5 years teaching experience in a post-secondary, adult training or industry training environment. A minimum 5 years of employment experience as an Occupational Health and Safety professional is required.
    -Demonstrated contribution to the advancement of learning by the leadership of teaching and curriculum development.
    -Candidates must have professional recognition and standing amongst peers.
    -Demonstrated academic subject leadership or academic management.

    Scholarship and Research
    -Contribution to the advancement of knowledge through applied research, scholarship, publication, knowledge transfer or professional practice;
    -Preference given to candidates with recent publication(s) in peer-reviewed journals
    -Record of successful participation in applied research projects.

    Other required skills
    -Commitment to applied and experiential learning as a pedagogy and a key feature of UDST’s mandate.
    -Ability to design, develop, deliver, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessments incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in program outcomes.
    -Digital literacy and demonstrated fluency in technology systems, and an ability to model and facilitate use of current and emerging digital tools to support research and learning.
    -Demonstrated ability to develop technology-enriched learning environments that enable students to be active participants in their own learning.
    -Commitment to the effectiveness, vitality, and self-renewal of the teaching profession through self-driven continuous professional development and life-long learning.
    -Effective oral and written communication skills.
    -Collaborative and collegial spirit and a demonstrated ability to establish rapport with learners, colleagues, sponsor-employers, and members of the community.
    -Experience in leadership and innovation in technology-based projects.

    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.

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