Research Associate

Research Associate

Qatar University
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Job Description



College/Department Profile

Qatar University Profile:
Qatar University is the premier national institution of higher education with a mission to produce well-rounded graduates with academic knowledge of quality and excellence coupled with a keen spirit of volunteerism and civic responsibility. This is underpinned by committed leadership and an experienced and motivated faculty and staff body.
Department Profile:
It has been proven that excellence in teaching and effective research are inextricably interrelated in today's academic world, and that innovation in programs and classrooms is constantly enriched by those faculty members actively engaging in research. Like in most modern Universities around the world, one of Qatar University's strategic aims is to develop and enhance research that meets its standards of excellence. Our Office is responsible for providing administrative, secretarial, and executive support for all elements of the University's research activities. The Office also manages the University's internal research funding schemes, and all aspects (other than financial) of external grants and research agreements.
Duties & Responsibilities
1. Contribute significantly in designing and implementation of researchmethods and protocols design safety procedures adopt new processes,techniques, or instrumentation relative to research procedures.
2. Oversee general laboratory work relevant to assigned researchproject(s) and equipment maintenance quality control analysis of reagents.
3. Collect, prepare and analyze research data conductsearch-relevant scientific literature as needed keep a detailednotebook summarizing experiments and recording research data maintain acomputer database of research data gather and disseminate datafor presentation in research conferences and for manuscriptpreparation use graphics and statistical software to analyze andpresent data.
4. Supervise students and other personnel in the laboratory tocoordinate research efforts for increased efficiency participate intraining of fellows, research assistance, students, and visitingresearch personnel as needed.
5. Produce scientific progress reports and contribute to preparingresearch and grants/funding applications.
6. Assist with ordering and procurement of supplies and equipment andwith general maintenance of laboratory.
7. Contribute to the publications outputs of QU through high impact publications.
8. Perform other research tasks and duties that may be occasionallyrequested to meet the requirements of the role and the strategic goalsof the research center.

Duties & Responsibilities
1. Contribute significantly in designing and implementation of researchmethods and protocols design safety procedures adopt new processes,techniques, or instrumentation relative to research procedures.
2. Oversee general laboratory work relevant to assigned researchproject(s) and equipment maintenance quality control analysis of reagents.
3. Collect, prepare and analyze research data conductsearch-relevant scientific literature as needed keep a detailednotebook summarizing experiments and recording research data maintain acomputer database of research data gather and disseminate datafor presentation in research conferences and for manuscriptpreparation use graphics and statistical software to analyze andpresent data.
4. Supervise students and other personnel in the laboratory tocoordinate research efforts for increased efficiency participate intraining of fellows, research assistance, students, and visitingresearch personnel as needed.
5. Produce scientific progress reports and contribute to preparingresearch and grants/funding applications.
6. Assist with ordering and procurement of supplies and equipment andwith general maintenance of laboratory.
7. Contribute to the publications outputs of QU through high impact publications.
8. Perform other research tasks and duties that may be occasionallyrequested to meet the requirements of the role and the strategic goalsof the research center.

Required Documents

Non Academic:
1.Curriculum Vitae with cover letter.
2.Experience Certificates.
3.At least three references including contact numbers and email addresses.
Academic:
1. Current Curriculum Vitae.
2.Cover letter.
3.Teaching, research, and service philosophy.
4.Three referees contact information (physical and email addresses as well their telephones contact).
5.Copy of highest earned credential (transcript of highest degree if graduated from an institution where course work was completed. However, if no course work was completed, an copy of certificate letter from the registrar of your highest credential granting institution regarding your highest academic degree).
6.Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.
Benefits

Non Academic:
1.Competitive tax-free salary.
2.Housing allowance in accordance with HRM Law.
3.Annual round trip air tickets for candidate and dependents according to HRM Law.
4.Public health care and health insurance to candidate and family members.
5.Annual leave in accordance with HRM Law.
6. End-of-contract indemnity.
Academic:
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 faculty member 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.

Qatar University is a public research university located on the northern outskirts of Doha, Qatar. It is the only public university in the country.

Job Source : careers.qu.edu.qa

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