The beautiful and culturally progressive State of Qatar is home to the world-class post-secondary institution, College of the North Atlantic – Qatar (CNA-Q). Internationally recognized as a comprehensive technical college, CNA-Q is committed to high quality, student-centered education. This commitment is reflected through state-of-the-art facilities, accessible and responsive technology programs and strong partnerships with industry.
With more than 600 staff and 3,800 students, CNA-Q is one of Qatar’s largest post-secondary institutions offering 3 Bachelor degree programs and over 26 diploma programs through student-centered learning. By providing training in a range of technical areas including Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, Industrial Trades, Business Studies and Information Technology, CNA-Q brings the State closer to the goals of the Qatar National Vision, 2030.
The School of Engineering Technology and Industrial Trades invites applications for positions of Associate Dean.
Reporting to the Dean, the associate dean contributes to and supports the strategic and academic leadership of planning, organizing and managing programs in the School; managing faculty and administrative teams; supporting faculty professional development; ensuring quality programs; and enhancing student success. This role also includes responsibility to coordinate and organize the operational management of the school in terms of oversight of course schedule planning, curriculum development, revision assessment, faculty evaluation, faculty recruitment and retention, budget development, fiscal management and other related activities of the School.
Earned PhD (or equivalent as designated and approved) in any of the Engineering disciplines from a recognized, accredited institution. and should demonstrate evidence of scholarly, professional, and creative achievement sufficient to qualify at the rank of Professor/Associate Professor.
Professional Certification relevant to the Disciplines taught in the School.
A minimum of 8 years academic experience
A minimum of 5 years of industrial experience related to the field of study.
Significant research contribution in a relevant field.
Experience working in a post-secondary institution where applied, industry-aligned programs in the school of engineering technology and industrial trades are offered.
Strong knowledge of and substantial experience with the development, delivery, evaluation and program accreditation of Engineering college or university programs.
Demonstrated leadership in post-secondary administration in a similar leadership position.
Record of successful participation/leadership in applied research projects.
Experience in leadership and innovation in technology-based projects.
Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Education (e.g. Post-secondary Education, Adult Education or Vocational Education)
Record of successful participation/leadership 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
Ability to initiate applied research projects.
How to Apply:
Applications should be submitted via our online application portal by clicking on the Apply Now button.
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 need not be 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.