Job Opportunity at Qatar University as a Professor at the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences 2020
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Job Opportunity at Qatar University as a Professor at the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences 2020

Qatar 17 Mar 2020


Qatar university

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Host Country
17 Mar 2020
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Eligible Region
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Qatar University’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences invites applications for a full-time position at the level of Professor or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2020. The applicant must be able to teach Undergraduate and Graduate Biological/Environmental sciences courses in relation to Toxicology. The ideal applicant will have a Ph.D. in Toxicology, and an expert in identifying, monitoring and evaluating the impact of toxic materials, toxins, chemicals, particles, potential new molecules on the environment and human and animal health. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Teach advanced courses in Graduate and Undergraduate programs, in relation to Health, Safety and Environment; Advanced Toxicology, Pollution, Monitoring and Toxicology, and Risk Assessment.
  2. Employ up-to-date methods to evidence, isolate, identify and measure toxic substances and any harmful effect they may have on humans, animals, plants or ecosystems (e.g. Air, Water or Marine environments), plan and carry out a range of experiments in the field or laboratories, studying the effect of toxicants on biological systems of humans, plants and animals.
  3. Supervise graduate thesis research (M.Sc. and PhD) in the area of expertise.
  4. Write research proposals and initiate high-quality research in the area of expertise.
  5. Contribute to various committees at the Program, College, and University level.
  6. Contribute to the research profile of College through research publications.
  7. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department.


  1. Demonstrated excellence in teaching at well-established top-ranked universities and higher education institutions in Biological and/or Environmental Sciences.
  2. Demonstrated competence in research and holding a commendable H-index.
  3. Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  4. Research strength in the area of specialization.
  5. PhD from a well-established and top-ranked university.
  6. Teaching experience, five years or more.
  7. Publication with High H-index and clear research agenda.
  8. Excellent English communication skills.


  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 the faculty members and dependents in accordance with QUHR policies.
  6. Educational allowance for candidate's children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies.
  7. Private health care and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies.
  8. Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies.
  9. End-of-contract indemnity.

About Qatar University:

In 1973, Qatar’s first national College of Education was founded by decree of the Emir of Qatar, in his vision to place education as a priority in the country’s expansion. Among a small population, the College admitted a respectable 57 male and 93 female students in its first year. Today, Qatar University comprises nine colleges: Arts and Sciences; Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Health Sciences; Law; Medicine; Pharmacy; and Sharia and Islamic Studies. It currently boasts a population of over 20000 students and an alumni body of over 40,000.

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