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Texas A&M University Program Aide - Yasser Al-Hamidi in Doha, United States

Job Title

Program Aide - Yasser Al-Hamidi

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Qatar Campus

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Doha, Ad Dawhah

Job Type

Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission (https://www.tamu.edu/statements/mission.html) and living our core values (https://www.tamu.edu/about/coreValues.html) .

Who we are

The Texas A&M University at Qatar campus mission is to educate exemplary engineers and develop world-class leaders through internationally recognized undergraduate and graduate degree programs. We strive to generate new knowledge and intellectual capital through innovative research and collaborative partnerships that yield sustainable impact and advance the development goals of the State of Qatar and the region through expertise and engagement that expand human capital.

What we want

What an awesome opportunity that's now been made available to serve in our ground-breaking Mechanical Engineering department at our Qatar Campus! Specifically the Program Aide will work on coordinating and overseeing the daily operational activities of a laboratory. This individual will also perform teaching duties and ensure adherence to lab standards and practices. Our successful hire will have proficient communication skills, knowledge of computers and mainframe environments and standard laboratory equipment. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If this description appeals to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Please note: This is a part-time, temporary opportunity.

This position is NOT located in the United States. The selected candidate must be willing to relocate to Doha, Qatar. Learn more about life at Texas A&M University at Qatar by visiting this link https://www.qatar.tamu.edu/i-am/faculty-and-staff.

COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these processes, which include sanitizing common spaces, a mask policy, and maintaining safe physical distancing to the extent possible. Departments will provide the procedures to be followed at each step of the recruiting process.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or any equivalent combination of training and experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of computers and mainframe environments

  • Knowledge of standard laboratory equipment

  • Demonstrate oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others

Responsibilities:

Laboratory Duties

  • Coordinates and oversees the daily operational activities of a laboratory

  • Ensures adherence to lab standards and practices

  • Oversees procurement of laboratory equipment and supplies, chemical storage, safety labeling and inventory control

  • Maintains inventory supplies and records

  • Oversees the maintenance of laboratory facilities, equipment and instrumentation and arranges for repairs

  • Evaluates existing laboratory facilities and recommends improvements

  • Develops and maintains standard operating procedures for laboratory

  • Develops procedures for the use of laboratory instrumentation

  • Ensures proper storage, handling and disposal of laboratory waste

  • Assists in the development and update of instructional materials for teaching laboratories

  • Assists in the development and testing of new experiments and curricula

  • Supervises laboratory staff and students in the handling and preparation of laboratory materials

Teaching Duties

  • Coordinates teaching assignments for laboratory sections

  • May teach undergraduate lab courses

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Howdy and thank you for your interest in a career with Texas A&M University. As the flagship campus of The Texas A&M University System, we are located in College Station, Texas with a student population of more than 64,000 and nearly 9,000 faculty and staff.The Spirit of Aggieland is unmistakable. We are a unique American institution, fostering a culture of friendliness, diversity, compassion and respect for one another. Our unique history and rich traditions make Texas A&M special.From our benefits package and professional development opportunities to our retirement programs, Texas A&M is a great place to work. Your path to a great career starts here!Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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