Faculty Position in Dental Hygiene

University of Doha


Faculty - Dental Hygiene

Doha, Qatar Posted 2023/10/04 06:03:22 Expires 2023-12-03 Ref: JB4585280

Job Description

University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) is the first national applied University in the State of Qatar, offering applied Bachelors 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 6,000 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 Health Science invites applications for faculty  positions in the Dental Hygiene Program.

Your Commitment:

Reporting to the Department Head, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of a broad range of courses in Dental Hygiene within the College of Health Sciences. S/he will evaluate student progress and manage the 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.

Education and Experience Requirements

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


For Assistant or Associate Professor:


  • A PhD or Doctorate in Periodontics or related health field. Those whose PhD or Doctorate is not in periodontics must hold a graduate or undergraduate diploma or degree in dental hygiene.
  • All candidates must hold registration and be in good standing.


  • A minimum of five (5) years full-time equivalent recent clinical practice experience.
  • Experience in teaching at a post-secondary institution.
  • Demonstrated competence with curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated use diverse and current teaching approaches in the classroom and for practice experiences including the laboratory, simulation, and practicums.
  • Demonstrated ability to use a variety of educational technology and platforms.
  • Demonstrated academic and information literacy skills.
  • Consideration will be given to candidates who have: mentored/preceptored dental hygiene students during practice practicums; and/or, a minimum of eight (8) years full-time equivalent of clinical dental experience.

Scholarship and Research

  • Demonstrated contribution to the advancement of knowledge through applied research, scholarship, publication, knowledge transfer or professional practice is required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with recent publication(s) in peer-reviewed journals; and record of successful participation in applied research projects.

For Lecturer and Senior Lecturer


  • A Master’s in Dental Hygiene or in a related health field. For those whose Master’s is not in Dental Hygiene, they must hold an undergraduate diploma and degree in Dental Hygiene. 
  • All candidates must hold registration as a Dental Hygienist be in good standing with the regulatory body.


  • Teaching experience along with 5 years of employment experience as a Dental Hygienist is required. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have more than 5 years dental hygiene clinical experience.
  • Demonstrated contribution to the advancement of learning by the leadership of teaching and curriculum development is required.
  • Candidates must have professional recognition and standing amongst peers; and academic subject leadership or academic management.

Other Required Skills: 

  • Commitment to applied and experiential learning as a pedagogy and a key feature of UDST’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.
  • Experience in leadership and innovation in technology-based projects.

How to Apply:

You must meet all essential qualifications 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 is not limited to CV, 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. 

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Periodontics or related health field

Job Details

Job Location Doha, Qatar
Job Role Teaching and Academics
Joining Date 2024-08-01
Employment Status Full time
Employment Type Employee

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Mid Career
Years of Experience Min: 5
Degree Doctorate

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