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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer - MSc Investment and Finance

Oryx Universal College - School of Leadership and Business

A purpose-driven University education provider licensed by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of Qatar - Oryx Universal College, in partnership with Liverpool John Moored University, has demonstrated rapid growth in the last three years, and exponential growth is forecasted in the next ten years. We are driven by our purpose, striving to incubate positive minds for a sustainable future.

We are currently recruiting Lecturers to join the School of Leadership and Business. The candidate will teach various modules in the MSc Investment and Finance programme. To access detailed programme specifications and list of modules, please visit the link.

If you believe that you would meet the expectations and the requirements of this role, please apply with your CV/professional profile for consideration 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 & Culture Coordinator directly by emailing

About the Role

The candidate joining as Senior Lecturer/Lecturer at this stage is actually considered as founding team members of the respective school. By demonstrating their leadership capabilities, skills, motivation, and productivity, they will subsequently be considered for senior roles and responsibilities in the school, including Dean/Associate Dean of the School, Programme leader roles, Module leader roles, Coordinator positions, etc. There are plenty of opportunities to grow within the institution for the right candidates.

Our Expectations

The ideal candidates for these positions 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 revised and updated as per the latest developments in the industry,
  • Collaborate with the industry advisory boards to enhance the relevance and quality of the programme and modules,
  • 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,
  • Act as an academic coach and mentor to students, be available and willing to discuss students’ concerns and issues as they arise, their performance and academic progression,
  • Teach and assess students across a range of written and presentation skills and giving individual feedback on students’ performances,
  • Participate in extra-curricular activities building teamwork and student engagement,
  • To supervise or co-supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects within their field of expertise,
  • Meet all LJMU academic regulations and Oryx Universal College Quality Assurance processes related to the modules and programmes they deliver,
  • Contribute to the continuous development of existing programmes and introduce new programmes within the school they are affiliated to,
  • Develop and deliver CPD and short courses to enhance the portfolio of the School of Leadership and Business,
  • Engage in approved research to contribute to the knowledge in strategic priority areas,
  • To prepare and deliver lectures and seminars, conduct tutorials, practical sessions, workshops, and student field excursions in both undergraduate and postgraduate level programmes,
  • To attend departmental, school and faculty meetings and membership of a number of committees,
  • Commit to structured and unstructured continuous professional and personal development to enhance performance, career growth opportunities and to unlock potential, and
  • 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: 

  • Hold 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) 
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English
  • Ambition and motivation in the pursuit of academic research and excellence
  • Demonstrate the ability to drive the best potential of every student through trust, quality of engagement and demonstrate a leadership approach to influence others
  • Expertise in application and delivery of appropriate teaching techniques, pastoral care, mentoring students, assessments and marking
  • Work well independently and collaboratively with colleagues enriching a highly valued corporate culture based on trust relationships and mutual respect
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and provide research guidance to junior researchers.
  • 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 candidates are expected to relocate to Qatar around March-May 2023.


  • Location: Doha, Qatar
  • Annual Salary Package: Between GBP 65,000 – 90,000 which includes Accommodation Allowance and Transportation Allowance
  • Private Medical Insurance is provided to all sponsored employees and their dependents with other benefits (Salary is tax-free in Qatar). Candidates who can demonstrate track record in leadership competencies and achievements can expect to be considered for the higher spectrum of the scale.
  • Rapid growth opportunities are available based on demonstration of competencies, potential contribution to growth and outstanding performance. Additional allowances such as dependent children school fee allowance will be considered for those candidates willing to move to Qatar with families.
  • Hours: Fulltime

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

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

The following programmes are scheduled to be offered in the Academic Year 2023/2024 at the Doha Campus:

Undergraduate Programmes:

  • BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
  • BEng (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 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 is 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. Apart from again being rated as the safest country to live in 2023 for the 5th time in a row, Qatar was the host country of the FIFA World Cup 2022, now recognised as the best world cup tournament ever, and Qatar is promoting a lifestyle enriched with inclusive, equal opportunities for all residents. Please find more information about Qatar, its attractions, culture, and lifestyle at

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. 

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Location: Doha - Qatar
Salary: £65,000 to £90,000 per annum, which includes Accommodation Allowance and Transportation Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 27th January 2023
Expires: 28th March 2023
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