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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - MSc Cyber Security in Doha

Oryx Universal College - School of Computing and Data Sciences

We are currently recruiting a lecturer/senior lecturer to join the newly established School of Computing and Data Sciences who can teach various modules in MSc Cyber Security. To get detailed programme specifications and list of modules, please visit the link.

If you believe that you meet the expectations and the requirements of this role, apply immediately with your CV/professional profile for consideration for the short-list for interviews.

Note: Only applications submitted via the recruitment portal will be considered for these roles. Due to a large number of applications received, we may contact only the short-listed candidates for interviews. You may contact the people and culture coordinator directly by emailing hr@oryx.edu.qa.

About the Role

The candidate joining as lecturer/senior lecturer at this stage is actually a founding team member of the respective School that is being launched in the year 2022. By demonstrating his/her leadership capabilities, skills, motivation, and productivity, he/she will be considered for senior roles and responsibilities in the School, including Dean/Associate Dean of the School, Programme leader roles, Coordinator positions, etc. Oryx has demonstrated rapid growth as a young university education provider in the last two years, and exponential growth is forecasted in the next five years. Therefore, there are many opportunities for the right candidate to grow within the institution.

Our Expectations

The ideal candidate for this position will be able to demonstrate their ability to:

  • Deliver on a range of modules across the respective programme,
  • Develop the teaching material and assessments for the modules they deliver across the programme. All lecturers are also expected to make relevant contributions to teaching material and assessment development for all modules across programmes to ensure that learning objectives are met.
  • Ensure that existing modules are updated in content as per the latest developments in the industry,
  • Collaborate with the industry advisory boards to enhance the relevance and quality of the programme,
  • Develop assessments for the modules on the programme, ensuring that they are as per LJMU guidelines and policies, in line with the assessment matrix and meet the deadlines for verification and external moderation,
  • Take on the role of a personal tutor for students across the programme portfolio,
  • Being able to supervise or co-supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects within the field of expertise,
  • Meet all LJMU academic regulations and Oryx Universal College Quality Assurance processes related to the modules and programs they deliver,
  • Contribute to the continuous development of existing programs and introduce new programmes within the school they are affiliated to,
  • Develop and deliver CPD and short courses to increase the portfolio of the School of Computing and Data Sciences,
  • Engage in approved research to contribute to the knowledge in strategic priority areas,
  • Being able to prepare and deliver lectures and seminars, conduct tutorials, practical sessions, workshops, and student field excursions in both undergraduate and postgraduate level programmes,
  • Being able to attend departmental, school and faculty meetings and membership of a number of committees,
  • Commitment to structured and unstructured continuous professional and personal development to enhance performance, career growth opportunities and to unlock potential, and
  • Willingness to take part, proactively and on-demand, in other corporate and academic activities to contribute to the strategy and growth plans of the college.

About You

We expect you to demonstrate the following requirements: 

  • Holding a postgraduate degree (preferably a PhD degree OR being in the process of completing a PhD in relevant research fields OR a master's degree with relevant industry experience) 
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and provide research guidance to junior researchers
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English
  • Ambition in academic research pursuit
  • Demonstrate the ability to drive the best potential of every student through trust, quality of engagement and leadership approach to influence
  • Work well independently and collaboratively with colleagues enriching a highly-valued corporate culture based on trust relationships
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail, able to prioritize tasks and meet multiple deadlines
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and innovative mindset
  • Experience and/or qualifications in teaching in a tertiary education environment
  • The ability to work well in a team and enrich the corporate culture of the wider organization

Regarded as additional value:

  • Experience in conducting high-quality academic research and a track record of refereed research publications would be highly regarded.
  • Experience in curriculum and subject material development would be considered as an advantage.
  • Experience in developing processes and/or implementing processes and policies in a tertiary education environment will be a great value addition to the college.

The selected candidate is expected to relocate to Qatar around March-May 2022.

Benefits

  • Location: Doha, Qatar
  • Annual Salary: Between GBP 50,000 – 75,000 + Accommodation Allowance + Transportation Allowance + Private Medical Insurance + other benefits (Salary is tax-free in Qatar). Candidates who can demonstrate track record in leadership/innovation achievements can expect additional considerations.
  • Hours: Fulltime

We offer excellent remuneration packages to a suitable candidate on par with market conditions, and an additional incentive package linked to organization level KPIs can be negotiated. In Qatar, salary is not subjected to any local tax.

Eligible candidate who moves to Qatar from overseas for employment is provided with a package that will include additional allowances such as accommodation allowance, transportation allowance, dependent children school fees allowance, etc., on top of the basic salary.  

About Us

Undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU – UK) are offered in Qatar in partnership with Oryx Universal College (OUC), located in a central location in Doha. The team at OUC is a unique family of people committed to the mission "To empower our generation and the future generations to be global leaders; through creation, application and propagation of knowledge, research and innovation". You can find more information about the college at www.oryx.edu.qa.

The following programmes are scheduled to be offered in the Academic Year 2022/2023 at the Doha Campus:

Undergraduate Programmes:

  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
  • BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science
  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
  • BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

Postgraduate Programmes:

  • MSc Project Management
  • MSc Leadership and Management Practice
  • MSc Cyber Security
  • MSc Investment and Finance 

About Qatar

Qatar as a nation and Doha - its capital, offers an amazing second home to the expatriates with a safe and rich environment to live in. The nation offers an amazing atmosphere for individuals and families to live their dream safely and freely. 75% of Qatar's population are expatriates from across the world. Doha is Qatar's ultramodern capital located in the east of the country and is home to approximately 646,000 people from all over the world. It's the country's fastest-growing city and its business centre. From a pearling and fishing village of great importance, with around 350 pearling boats at the beginning of the 20th century, Doha underwent a complete economic transformation and became a modern and prosperous city. Qatar is the host country of the FIFA World Cup 2022 promoting a lifestyle enriched with inclusive equal opportunities for all. Find more information about Qatar, its attractions, culture, and lifestyle in www.visitqatar.qa.

Information provided in this communique is accurate as of the date of publishing. Government and public information sourced from outside the organization are provided as a reference only and may change without notice. The advertiser takes no responsibility or liability for changes in government or other public information. 

Location: Doha - Qatar
Salary: £50,000 to £75,000+
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th December 2021
Expires: 14th February 2022
   
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