Sessional Instructor – Sociology, University of Calgary in Qatar – Calgary

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    University of Calgary
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
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  • Posted:
    1 hour ago
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    Education & Teaching

Job ID:20135Updated:March9, 2020Location:QatarPosition DescriptionTo sustain its growth in promoting and increasing the profile of professional nursing practice in Qatar, theUniversity of Calgary in Qataris currently seeking aSessional Instructorwho has experience teaching Sociology in post-secondary institutions. This is an excellent opportunity for established instructors and academics who are passionate about teaching and scholarly activity in an international environment. The successful candidate will have an evidence of successful teaching ability, with demonstrated ability in course development and delivery. Preference will be given to applicants with at least three years of instruction at the undergraduate level.  Experienced in teaching in Middle East environment would be an asset.Successful applicants must be able to be in Doha, Qatar around middle of to third week of August 2020, in time for start of school in September. This is a sessional appointment that terminates in December 2020.Qualifications / RequirementsA Master’s Degree is required; a candidate with PhD will have a definite advantageA minimum of 3 years’ experience in university teaching and/or education developmentAbility to maintain continuous on-the-job, independent learning to stay current in the field of educational development and teaching and learning and to support on-going research to enhance practice and for publicationMature approach to organizational dutiesStrong written and verbal communication skillsHigh level of credibility in providing expertise in the area of building teaching and learning capacity in the University communityAbility to apply his/her professional expertise to make judgments on the application of best practices within the field of educational developmentMature judgment, sensitivity, and a high degree of autonomyExperience working with various software and technology programs including Microsoft Office and D2LIntercultural sensitivity, awareness and experience in a multi-cultural and/or international environmentPreference will be given to Faculty who has prior teaching experience or familiar with the culture in the Middle East.Application Deadline :All employment applications must be submitted online through our career page not later thanMarch 28, 2020 .  Also, please note:Must have or able to open a Canadian bank account for payroll purposes; Canadian passport holder or Canadian Permanent Resident preferably;Applications submitted through the general inquiries e-mail address will likely not be considered;Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted; and,Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.The successful candidate will be required to provide his/her own medical and dental insurance coverage, in addition to police clearance. Appointment is contingent on the successful completion of the State of Qatar visa process.Please visit our website to know more about the University of Calgary in Qatar: InformationThe University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here.