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Nursing Instructor (Master's Prepared), University of Calgary in Qatar

Job ID: 19354

Updated: October 8, 2019

Location: Qatar

Position Overview

The University of Calgary opened its first overseas branch campus with generous financial support from the State of Qatar and began delivering undergraduate nursing programs in 2007. Since then, the University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) has been educating the future nursing leaders in Qatar by offering Bachelor of Nursing and Master of Nursing programs accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN). 

To sustain its growth in promoting and increasing the profile of professional nursing practice in Qatar, the University of Calgary in Qatar is currently seeking Master's Prepared Nursing Instructors.  This is an excellent opportunity for established nursing professionals and academics who are passionate about teaching in an international environment.  Flexibility is required to teach in any of the following areas:

  • Community
  • Obstetrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Mental health

The ideal candidate must have completed a minimum of Master's degree education, has recent clinical practice, and at least three years teaching at undergraduate level, in either classroom or clinical environment.  Registration with an official government nursing authority is required.

The successful applicants must be able to relocate to Doha, Qatar in time for Winter term (classes start on January 5, 2020).  This is a 2-year contract renewable yearly thereafter upon mutual agreement.

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Provide classroom instruction and lab/ seminar guidance  to undergraduate nursing students;
  • Develop and grade assignments, tests and examinations;
  • Consult with the  Clinical Placement Coordinator, Undergraduate Coordinator and/or Associate Dean regarding student and/or course related issues;
  • Provide clinical teaching  in a variety of practice settings;
  • Take  responsibility for personal orientation to clinical agency/practice settings;
  • Participate  in standing Faculty of Nursing committees and other committees as needed;
  • Participate in nursing and/or nursing education related community service; and,
  • Support the creation of a scholarly environment through professional development, professional practice, and/or participation in research

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • A baccalaureate nursing degree together with a graduate degree in a relevant discipline
  • Classroom and/or clinical teaching experience at the undergraduate level, along with evidence of personal scholarship
  • Nursing registration with an offical government authority
  • Appointment to Instructor or Senior Instructor rank will commensurate with experience and qualifications, subject to budget availability.
  • Ability to work productively in a framework of operations that fully respects the laws, practices, culture and religion of Qatar
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide copies of their passports (valid 6 months prior to travel), police clearance certificate, academic/professional credentials, and marriage and birth certificates (for those travelling with a family).

Compensation Package
All successful candidates can look forward to an attractive expatriate compensation package.

Application Deadline:  

All employment applications must be submitted online through our career page not later October 31, 2019

Please note:

  • Applications submitted through the general inquiries e-mail address will likely not be considered; and,
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Appointment is contingent on the successful completion of the State of Qatar visa process.

Please visit our website to know more about the University of Calgary in Qatar:

Additional Information

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here.


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