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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer – Civil Engineering

Oryx Universal College – School of Engineering and Construction

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 Moores University, has demonstrated rapid growth over the last four years, with exponential growth forecasted for the next ten years. We are driven by our purpose, striving to incubate positive minds for a sustainable future.

We are currently seeking to recruit Senior Lecturer/Lecturer for the School of Engineering and Construction. The successful candidates will be responsible for teaching various modules in the BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering programme.

If you believe you meet the expectations and 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 the large number of applications received, we may only contact the shortlisted candidates for interviews.

About the Role

Candidates joining as Senior Lecturer or Lecturer at this stage will be considered 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 within the school, including positions such as Dean, Associate Dean, Programme Leader, Module Leader, and Coordinator, among others. There are ample opportunities for growth within the institution for the right candidates.

Our Expectations

The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Deliver a range of modules across the respective programme,
  • Develop teaching materials and assessments for the modules they deliver across the programme. The Lecturer is also expected to make relevant contributions to the development of teaching materials and assessments for all modules across programmes to ensure that learning objectives are met,
  • Revise and update existing modules in line with the latest industry developments,
  • Collaborate with industry advisory boards to enhance the relevance and quality of the programme and modules,
  • Develop assessments for the programme modules, ensuring compliance with LJMU guidelines and policies, alignment with the assessment matrix, and adherence to verification and external moderation deadlines,
  • Serve as a personal tutor for students across the programme portfolio,
  • Act as an academic coach and mentor to students, being available and willing to discuss students' concerns and issues, their performance, and academic progression,
  • Teach and assess students across a range of written and presentation skills, providing individual feedback on students’ performances,
  • Participate in extracurricular activities to build teamwork and student engagement,
  • Supervise or co-supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects within their field of expertise,
  • Comply with 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 the introduction of new programmes within their school,
  • Develop and deliver CPD and short courses to enhance the School of Engineering and Construction's portfolio,
  • Engage in approved research to contribute to knowledge in strategic priority areas,
  • Prepare and deliver lectures and seminars, conduct tutorials, practical sessions, workshops, and student field excursions at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels,
  • Attend departmental, school, and faculty meetings and serve on a number of committees,
  • Commit to structured and unstructured continuous professional and personal development to enhance performance, career growth opportunities, and unlock potential,
  • Proactively and on-demand participate in other corporate and academic activities to contribute to the college's strategy and growth plans.

About You

We expect you to demonstrate the following requirements: 

  • A postgraduate degree (preferably a PhD 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 skills in English,
  • Ambition and motivation in the pursuit of academic research and excellence,
  • The ability to inspire the best potential in every student through trust, quality of engagement, and a leadership approach to influence others,
  • Expertise in the application and delivery of appropriate teaching techniques, pastoral care, mentoring students, assessments, and marking,
  • The ability to 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 organisational and time management skills,
  • Keen attention to detail, the ability to prioritize tasks, and meet multiple deadlines,
  • A 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 organisation.

Additional value will be regarded for:

  • Experience in conducting high-quality academic research and a track record of refereed research publications,
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and provide research guidance to junior researchers,
  • Experience in curriculum and subject material development,
  • Experience in developing and/or implementing processes and policies in a tertiary education environment.

Selected candidates are expected to relocate to Qatar around May-July 2024.


  • 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 demonstrating a 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 the demonstration of competencies, potential contribution to growth, and outstanding performance. Additional allowances such as dependent children's 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 in line with market conditions, and an additional incentive package linked to organization-level KPIs can be negotiated. In the State of Qatar, the salary is not subject 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 committed to the mission "To empower our generation and future generations to be global leaders; through the creation, application, and propagation of knowledge, research, and innovation". More information about the college can be found at

The following programmes are scheduled to be offered in the Academic Year 2024/2025 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, offer an amazing second home to expatriates with a safe and rich environment to live in. The nation provides an amazing atmosphere for individuals and families to live their dreams safely and freely. 75% of Qatar's population are expatriates from across the world. Doha, Qatar's ultramodern capital located in the east of the country, 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 to become 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. Currently, Qatar is hosting the AFC Asian Football Cup 2023. Please find more information about Qatar, its attractions, culture, and lifestyle at

Information provided in this communication is accurate as of the date of publishing. Government and public information sourced from outside the organisation 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: £65,000 to £90,000 includes Accommodation Allowance and Transportation Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th February 2024
Closes: 15th April 2024
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