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 School of Engineering Technology and Industrial Trades invites applications for positions at the level of Teaching Assistant, Industrial Trades – Electrical
Reporting to the Department Chair of Industrial Trades, the successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery and evaluation of a broad range of courses within the Industrial Trades Electrical programs. S/he will evaluate student progress and manage the resources of the learning environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for the inventory, monitoring, and maintaining of workshop and laboratory equipment within the specified program area. Teaching Assistants will work with other faculty and staff as required to provide an exceptional learning experience for the students. All employees are expected to contribute to professional and community life within the College and beyond.
Diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology and/or Skilled Trade Certification in Industrial Electrician (or equivalent)
Professional Electrician Licensure (or equivalent)
5+ years of employment experience with a combination of experience as a practitioner/professional within the relevant discipline
Teaching experience in a post-secondary, adult training, or industry training environment
Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Education (e.g. Post-secondary Education, Adult Education or Vocational Education) is preferred
Record of successful participation/leadership in applied research projects
Experience in leadership and innovation in technology-based projects
Background and experience in telecom and/or electronics
A minimum of five (5) years of employment experience as a practitioner/professional within the relevant discipline
A minimum of three (3) years in training/teaching environment
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 in classroom and Workshop environments
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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