Teaching Assistant in Biology

University of Doha


Biology Technician/Teaching Assistant

Doha, Qatar Posted 2023/10/15 10:26:18 Unlimited Ref: JB4804581

Job Description


University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) is the first national applied University in the State of Qatar, offering 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, Industrial Trades, Business, Computing and Information Technology, Health Sciences, Continuing and Professional Education and more.

 With 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 General Education invites applications for a Biology Technician/Teaching Assistant, starting January 2024.

Your Commitment

 Assist faculty in preparing and delivering labs and classroom demonstrations.

  • Prepare and set up laboratory experiments, ensuring equipment and materials are readily available.
  • Provide technical support during lab sessions, helping students with experiments and troubleshooting issues.
  • Maintain and organize laboratory equipment, ensuring a safe and functional environment.
  • Maintain a clean and organized lab environment, including proper disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Ensure all equipment is in working order and report any issues for repair or replacement.
  • Train students or other lab users on laboratory techniques and safety procedures.
  • Collaborate with the faculty members to prepare a comprehensive list of lab materials, equipment, and reagents required for practical labs.
  • Initiate orders, procure lab materials, and monitor deliveries.
  • Maintain regular contact with the suppliers to arrange routine checkups, inquire about maintenance needs, and coordinate services as necessary.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of lab supplies, ensuring their availability when needed.
  • Ensure the proper storage and organization of lab materials.
  • Attend department meetings and training sessions as required.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the department head.


Position Overview:

 As a Biology Technician/Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the science department's teaching activities. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to students’ academic growth and facilitate the smooth functioning of the UDST laboratory and classroom environments.




Education and Experience Requirements 

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Biology or related applied field from a recognized, accredited institution.
  • Prior experience in laboratory work, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Strong knowledge of Biology principles and laboratory techniques.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Dedication to maintaining a safe laboratory environment.
  • Enthusiasm for teaching and helping students learn.


  • A minimum of two (3) years of full-time teaching experience in higher education institutions. Including teaching biology laboratory courses.


How to Apply

 If you are passionate about biology and education and possess the qualifications and skills described above, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Applicants must meet all essential qualifications to be shortlisted for the position; other qualifications may be a deciding factor in selection. Qualifications and experience will be assessed through your application, including but not limited to curricula vitae, cover letters, certificates & transcripts, and professional references. 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.

 Closing date for applications: November 9, 2023


Job Details

Job Location Doha, Qatar
Job Role Teaching and Academics
Employment Type Employee

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Mid Career
Years of Experience Min: 3

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