The beautiful and culturally progressive State of Qatar is home to the world-class post-secondary institution, College of the North Atlantic – Qatar (CNA-Q). Internationally recognized as a comprehensive technical college, CNA-Q is committed to high quality, student-centered education. This commitment is reflected through state-of-the-art facilities, accessible and responsive technology programs and strong partnerships with industry.
With more than 600 staff and 3,000 students, CNA-Q is one of Qatar’s largest post-secondary institutions offering over 26 diploma programs through student-centered learning. By providing training in a range of technical areas including Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, Industrial Trades, Business Studies and Information Technology, CNA-Q brings the State closer to the goals of the Qatar National Vision, 2030.
The Foundation Program invites applications for positions at the level of Lecturer, Senior lecturer or Assistant Professor in English as a Foreign Language.
Reporting to the Academic Manager of Foundation Studies, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of a broad range of preparatory courses within Foundation Studies. They 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. All employees are expected to contribute to professional and community life within the College and beyond.
Faculty members will be placed in the appropriate rank based on their education and experience for the role.
For Assistant Professor
A PhD or an equivalent Terminal degree in TEFL or a related- program of study. A minimum of 5 years teaching experience in a post-secondary, adult training or industry training environment, along with 5 years of employment experience as a practitioner/professional within a relevant discipline.
Candidates should also be recognized in the following criteria:
contribution to the advancement of knowledge through applied research, scholarship, publication, knowledge transfer or professional practice which would be expected to be international in its scope;
contribution to the advancement of learning by the leadership of teaching and curriculum development;
professional recognition and standing amongst peers;
academic subject leadership or academic management
For Senior Lecturer (Senior Technical Instructor)
A minimum of Master’s degree (or equivalent as designated and approved) in a relevant discipline from a recognized, accredited institution.
A minimum of 5 years teaching experience in a post-secondary, adult training, or industry training environment,
A minimum of 5 years of employment experience as a practitioner/professional within the relevant discipline.
Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (e.g. CELTA, DELTA, TESOL)
Record of successful participation/leadership in applied research projects
Experience in leadership and innovation in technology based project
Other Required Skills:
Commitment to applied and experiential learning as a pedagogy and a key feature of the College’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
Ability to initiate applied research projects
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