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Assistant Professor – Occupational Health and Safety and Environment
University of Doha for Science and Technology

Date Posted Sep. 6, 2022
Title Assistant Professor – Occupational Health and Safety and Environment
University University of Doha for Science and Technology
Doha, Qatar
Department College of Health Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date January 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Environmental/Occupational Health

University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) is the first national applied University offering applied Bachelors and Masters degrees 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.

Your commitment

Reporting to the Department Head of Public Health, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of Occupational Health and Safety courses within the College of Health Science programs. S/he 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, as well as become NEBOSH Tutors. All employees are expected to contribute to professional and community life within the College and beyond.


A Master’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Risk Management, Ergonomics, or related program from an accredited academic institution and a minimum of 5 years teaching experience in a post-secondary, adult training or industry training environment. A minimum 5 years of employment experience as an Occupational Health and Safety professional is required.  Additionally, candidates should have recognition for the following:

Contribution to the advancement of knowledge through applied research, scholarship, publication, knowledge transfer or professional practice;

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

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD, or an equivalent terminal degree in Occupational Health, Safety and Environment  or related field

Recent publication(s) in peer-reviewed journals

Professional licensure and current registration with a recognized Occupational Health and Safety registry/body, eg. NEBOSH, IOSH, CRSP, CSP

Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Education (e.g. Post-secondary Education, Adult Education or Vocational Education)

Record of successful participation 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

How to Apply:

You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application, which may include but is not limited to curricula vitae, cover letters, references, teaching dossiers, and sample publications. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected. Applicants must apply online.

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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Contact Information

  • University of Doha for Science and Technology
    College of Health Sciences
    68 Al Tarafa, Duhail North
    P.O Box 24449


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