Assistant/Associate Professor of Information Technology

University of Doha


Assistant / Associate Professor Information Technology

Location QA-Doha
ID 2024-3233
Category Academic
Position Type Regular


University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) is the first national applied University in the State of Qatar, offering applied bachelor’s and master's degrees in addition to certificates and diplomas in various fields. UDST has over 50 programs in the fields of Engineering Technology and Industrial Trades, Business Management, Computing and Information Technology, Health Sciences, Continuing and Professional Education and more.


With more than 600 staff and over 7,000 students, UDST is the destination for top-notch applied and experiential learning. The University is recognized for its student-centered learning and state-of-the-art facilities. Our faculty are committed to delivering pedagogically-sound learning experiences with incorporation of innovative technological interventions, to further enhance students’ skills and help develop talented graduates that can effectively contribute to a knowledge-based economy and make Qatar’s National Vision 2030 a reality.

The College of Computing and Information Technology invites applications for the position Assistant/ Associate Professor in Information Technology.


The primary role of the faculty members at the College of Computing and IT is to promote high-quality innovative teaching, applied research, and services. Besides, he/she should collaborate with the Head of Department, Dean, and the colleagues to achieve the college's mission, mentor junior colleagues, and teaching assistants, and support the department and the college with several administrative and academic services.


Reporting to the Department Head, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of a broad range of courses. Particular areas of interest include Computer Systems, Network Systems and Administration, Big Data, and Cloud Computing; but candidates with strong expertise in other related areas will also be considered.

Other duties include evaluation of student progress and management of resources of the learning environment. The successful candidate will liaise with industry and other educational institutions; participate in industry advisory committees and coordinate, manage and control projects within the specified program area. Faculty members will keep course portfolio documents required for accreditation processes and engage in instructional development/improvement plans. All employees are expected to contribute to professional and community life within the university and beyond.


Our eligible employees enjoy competitive compensation and benefits, in accordance to applicable UDST policies. These benefits include:

  • Generous academic annual leave
  • Tax free salary
  • Fully furnished upmarket accommodation {inclusive of utilities: water & electricity}
  • Annual flights for spouse and 3 children {up to 18 years old}
  • Children’s education allowance
  • Relocation/Shipping allowance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • International health insurance
  • In-house immigration services (to help you through the residency process)
  • Full access to our recreational facilities
  • Research and professional development support.




Education and Experience Requirements


Faculty members will be placed in the appropriate rank based on their education and experience. The broad criteria are provided below.



PhD degree in a computing field such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or closely related field from an internationally recognized university with an undergraduate degree from an accredited university.



  • A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in a post-secondary, adult training or industry training environment, along with preferably 3 years of employment experience as a practitioner/professional within the relevant discipline.
  • A distinguished research record and international reputation evidenced by high quality publications in top tier journals related to Software Defined Network and Network Automation.
  • Excellent record of supervising high caliber research students with the domain of Intelligent Network Management and Orchestration.
  • Demonstrated leadership in building engagement and partnerships with the profession and industry.

Preferred Qualifications 


  • Professional Certifications in the new generation network fields (NFV, SDN, Cloud Computing, Data-Driven Network, Self-Organized Network).
  • Diploma in Education (e.g. Post-secondary Education, Adult Education or Vocational Education) is preferred.
  • 6+ years of employment experience as a practitioner/professional within the relevant discipline.
  • Teaching experience in post-secondary, adult training, or industry training environment.
  • Experience in leadership and innovation in technology-based projects.

Applicants must meet all essential qualifications in order to be shortlisted for the position; other qualifications may be a deciding factor in selection. Qualifications and experience will be assessed through your application, which may include but not be limited to curricula vitae, cover letters, references, teaching dossiers and sample publications. It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how s/he meets each requirement. Failing to do so could result in the application being rejected. We thank all applicants for applying for the role; only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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