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University English Language Faculty – Qatar University in Doha, Qatar
Date 2012-11-13 03:11:31 Location : Middle East
Undergraduate English courses and/or Foundation English courses
Full-time, 3-year contract, renewable
The mission of the Qatar University Foundation Program Department of English is to develop students’ English language proficiency to a level that will allow them to gain entry to and succeed in the academic programs offered by the colleges at Qatar University. The Program also aims to help students achieve academic readiness by equipping them with skills such as independent learning, critical thinking and the appropriate use of information and communication technology as a learning tool.
The Foundation Program Department of English at Qatar University is currently recruiting resourceful, culturally sensitive, academic professionals seeking creative input within a diverse EFL/EAP faculty, commencing late August, 2012. Responsibilities include teaching up to 18 contact hours per week in the Foundation multi-level integrated skills program or the Post-Foundation Undergraduate English program (additional hours as paid overtime); contributing to and participating in curriculum and program development; e-learning; testing and assessment; and student advising and support activities.
Salary and Benefits:
•Competitive, monthly tax-free starting salary (free of local taxes) commensurate with qualifications and experience with Qatar University employment performance-based annual increments.
•Teaching load of up to 18 hours per week with additional hours as paid overtime.
•Funded professional development opportunities, including international conference participation/presentation, are available subject to QU policies and regulations.
•Furnished accommodation (subject to QU Housing Department regulations); utilities are at the employee’s expense.
•Annual air tickets for the teacher, spouse, and up to three children under 18 years of age accompanying employee to Qatar.
•End-of-service gratuity based on the last month’s basic salary as governed by QU policies and regulations.
•Public health care and health-care insurance coverage for the employee and eligible dependents.
•Paid annual leave of about 60 days and additional government/university holidays (approximately 4 weeks in the Academic Year 2012/2013 QU calendar).
•Shipping allowances for unaccompanied luggage not exceeding 300 kgs (660 lbs) for the employee and 200 kgs (440 lbs) for the spouse, provided that supporting invoices are submitted.
•Educational allowances for three children from grade 1 through secondary education (up to the age of 18) at schools in Qatar where English is the medium of instruction.
•Interest-free car loan repayable in monthly installments over the length of the contract.
Starting Dates: February, 2013 or late August, 2013. Apply by sending cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org (closing date – 09 Dec, 2012 for February start or 01 April, 2013 for August start). Interviews via Skype, phone or in person (on campus or at TESOL Arabia, TESOL International, or other arranged venues).
For more information, please visit Qatar University at: http://www.qu.edu.qa or the Foundation Program Department of English at:
http://www.qu.edu.qa/foundation/english/ or contact us at: email@example.com
Department of English - Foundation Program
P.O. Box 2713, Doha, Qatar
A Master’s degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics or ELT from a reputably accredited university/program with at least two years’ EAP/EFL/ESL teaching experience at university/tertiary level (overseas experience is desirable). Knowledge of best teaching practice is essential, as are experience in testing and assessment, instructional technology, and curriculum and materials development. For positions in the Post-Foundation Undergraduate English program, experience in teaching university-level EAP/ EFL/ ESL academic writing / research skills is preferred. The ability to adapt to and participate in different cultures and learning environments and to contribute to an innovative and challenging academic instructional program is an asset.