Academic Instructor, Communications (Part-time) – College of the North Atlantic – Qatar – Qatar

The College of the North Atlantic – Qatar is inviting applications for the position of Academic Instructor, Communications in the School of General Studies. Reporting to the Department Chair, the Academic Instructor, Communications must be a proven leader with the skills and expertise necessary to support the School of General Studies in fully implementing the College’s mission and vision.

College of the North Atlantic – Qatar Profile:

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 3,000 students, CNA-Q is one of Qatar’s largest post-secondary institutions offering over 30 diploma programs through student-centred 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 Qatar National Vision 2030.


Since opening in 2002, CNA-Q has over 5,000 graduates who are proudly contributing to Qatar’s knowledge-based economy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

This position requires an energetic and enthusiastic individual who will assist the College in achieving its mission and vision by developing technical, academic and occupationally-aligned courses and programs, delivering quality instruction in the associated area of specialization, and supporting learning and research consistent with the principles and goals of an institute of applied sciences and technology.

Candidates should have an outstanding record of teaching experience and possess the qualifications necessary to be successful in the role of Academic Instructor, Communications at the College of the North Atlantic – Qatar. The Academic Instructor, Communications, reports is responsible to support the School of General Education in the following areas:

  • Develop course outlines, syllabi, lesson plans, instructional materials, and assessments to create an optimum learning environment in alignment with the School’s curriculum outcomes, evolving professional scopes of practice, and industry requirements.
  • Deliver instruction to maximize student development and retention, employing a variety of teaching and development strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Contribute to faculty, course and program meetings and participate in initiatives to monitor and enhance student success.
  • Fulfill the role of subject-matter-expert through various program and campus-wide activities as well as external industry and community engagements.
  • Demonstrate a command of educational best practices within the discipline by aligning learning assignments within practical industry-relevant contexts.
  • Maintain course portfolio documents required for accreditation purposes and engage in instructional redevelopment/improvement plans.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and attendance and provide prompt feedback, recording grades and attendance within established deadlines.
  • Learn, use and recommend educational technologies and resources to enhance learning experiences for students.
  • Prepare high quality learning support materials using the College’s LMS (D2L) to engage learners.
  • Maintain membership in relevant professional organizations.
  • Initiate and contribute to scholarly and creative activities in support of Qatar’s research priorities.
  • Provide substitution for colleagues in case of absence to ensure that there is no interruption in student learning.
  • Oversee the work of Teaching Assistants to ensure laboratory that suitable equipment is prepared for instructional delivery, appropriate supplies and instructional resources are available for lessons and demonstrations.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-02-25
Job Location: Doha, Qatar
Job Role: Teaching and Academics
Company Industry: Education, Training, and Library

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Degree: Master’s degree

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