WRITING CENTRE SPECIALIST (Contract Position, Fall-Term) - University Of Calgary - Qatar

Posted By Gulf Recruitments

Position Overview

The University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ), branch campus of the University of Calgary, located in the thriving and modern Middle Eastern State of Qatar, offers accredited bachelor and master of nursing degree programs, as well as Foundation courses in English language, sciences, mathematics and academic skills development, to an international student body.

In order to meet a growing demand to support students in the undergraduate and graduate levels, UCQ is currently seeking a Writing Centre Specialist who can work for the full fall term, from September until December 2020.

As a key member of the Learning Commons team and a valued contributor to its mission, the Writing Centre Specialist will support the development and growth of the Writing Centre within the Learning Commons and UCQ academic structure. This individual will also be responsible for providing instruction, primarily through one-on-one tutoring but also through group workshops and/or classroom teaching, to support all UCQ students in transferring their ideas and discoveries to paper. Students will receive assistance in developing a thesis, constructing paragraphs, using grammar, substantiating arguments, citing sources, and generally learning how to communicate in a scholarly voice. The Writing Centre Specialist will work with UCQ faculty and staff partners to develop the service and associated instruction, promote services, and recommend learning resources. Additionally, the Writing Centre Specialist will be responsible for building supportive relationships with students to identify areas for enhancement, learn study and life skills, and create action plans.


Compensation Package

 The successful candidate will be paid based on the University’s pay scale and policy.


 Application Deadline:  

Please immediately submit online your cover letter and resume (one document, preferably in a PDF format).  This job posting will close on April 10, 2020. 


Please note:

  • Preference will be given to experienced candidates who are already in Qatar, preferably Qatari nationals or non-Qataris who are under the sponsorship of a family member;

  • Applications submitted through the general inquiries e-mail address will likely not be considered; and,

  • In anticipation of volume of applications, we can only contact shortlisted candidates.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2020-03-24
Job Location: Doha, Qatar
Job Role: Teaching and Academics
Company Industry: Higher Education

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career

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