Associate Dean, Health Science – University of Doha , Qatar , Doha

Job Description
University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) is the first national applied University offering applied Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree 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, Continuous Education and development and more. The University is recognized for its student-centered learning and state-of-the-art training facilities. UDST boasts more than 20 years of experience in Qatar; it started as a College and transformed into a university in 2021.
With more than 600 staff and over 5,000 students, UDST is the destination for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). Our faculty are committed to developing the students’ skills and help raise well-equipped graduates that are proudly contributing to a knowledge-based economy and making the Qatar National Vision 2030 a reality.
The School of Health Sciences invites applications for positions of Associate Dean.

Your commitment
Reporting to the Dean, the associate dean contributes to and supports the strategic and academic leadership of planning, organizing and managing programs in the School; managing faculty and administrative teams; supporting faculty professional development; ensuring quality programs; and enhancing student success. This role also includes responsibility to coordinate and organize the operational management of the school in terms of oversight of course schedule planning, curriculum development, assessment, student success, faculty evaluation, faculty recruitment and retention, budget development, fiscal management and other related activities of the School.

PhD in a health-related discipline from a recognized, accredited institution. Consideration will be given to candidates with a Master’s degree in a health-related discipline from a recognized, accredited institution and who have 8 or more years of experience related to the job commitments.
Demonstrated distinguished record of leadership and administrative accomplishment in post-secondary education.
Record of successful participation/leadership in applied research projects.
A minimum of five (5) years of employment experience as a practitioner within a health discipline.
Demonstrated experience in academic program and curriculum planning, development and evaluation.
Familiarity with international higher educational systems is an asset.
Fluency in English is required; Arabic language is an asset.

Preferred Qualifications:
Significant research contribution in a relevant field.
Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Education (e.g. Post-secondary Education, Adult Education or Vocational Education).
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.

Health or related field

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