Clinical Simulation Centre Instructor University of Calgary in Qatar Qatar

Clinical Simulation Centre Instructor


The University of Calgary opened its first overseas branch campus with generous financial support from the State of Qatar and began delivering undergraduate nursing programs in 2007. Since then, the University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) has been educating the future nursing leaders in Qatar by offering Bachelor of Nursing and Master of Nursing programs accredited by the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN).

To sustain its growth in promoting and increasing the profile of professional nursing practice in Qatar, the University of Calgary in Qatar is currently seeking a Masters' Prepared Clinical Simulation Centre Instructor who can start teaching during the Winter Term (January 2018). This is an excellent opportunity for an established nursing professional and academic who is passionate about teaching and research in an international environment. The Instructor must be experienced in Clinical Simulation – including running simulation activities in high-fidelity and low fidelity environments and familiarity with basic operations of simulation mannequins. The primary purpose of the position is to provide classroom instruction on theory, clinical teaching and skills lab instruction to nursing students and to provide assistance with clinical simulation activities.

The vacancy requires a baccalaureate nursing degree together with a graduate degree in either Nursing or Education, and nursing registration with a Canadian registration authority. Applicants require evidence of successful teaching ability, recent clinical practice, and confirmation of appropriate research or personal scholarship. Preference will be given to Master's prepared Educators with recent clinical experience, with at least three years teaching at the undergraduate level, as well as a record of research. Registration with a Canadian Nursing Authority is required

The successful applicant must be able to relocate to Doha, Qatar ideally in January 2018. This is a 2 year contract renewable upon mutual agreement.


Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Provide classroom instruction, lab/ seminar guidance, or assistance with clinical simulation activities to undergraduate nursing students;

  • Develop and grade assignments, tests and examinations;

  • Consult with the Clinical Simulation Coordinator, Clinical Placement Coordinator, Undergraduate Coordinator, and/or Associate Dean regarding student and/or course related issues;

  • Provide clinical and/or lab teaching in a variety of practice settings;

  • Take responsibility for personal orientation to clinical agency/practice settings;

  • Participate in standing Faculty of Nursing committees and other committees as needed;

  • Participate in nursing and/or nursing education related community service; and,

  • Support the creation of a scholarly environment through professional development, professional practice, and/or participation in research


Compensation Package

All successful candidates will receive attractive compensation, including:

  • competitive salary + overseas living allowance

  • generous vacation days entitlement

  • annual airfare trips on contracts of two years or more

  • transportation and communication allowances

  • fully furnished accommodations with paid utilities (except internet, phone, and TV)

  • school fees for children up to 18 years of age, for up to 3 children

  • expatriate healthcare plan

In addition to the above, University of Calgary in Qatar employees enjoy a positive, family centered work environment in a country with one of the world's strongest economies. The State of Qatar provides a safe living environment and its location presents countless opportunities to travel and explore. This is truly an opportunity not to be missed - an adventure of a lifetime.


Application Deadline:

All employment applications must be submitted online through our career page, preferably no later than October 31, 2017. Also, due to anticipated high volume:

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

  • Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted; and

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Successful candidates will be required to provide copies of their passports (valid 6 months prior to travel), police clearance, academic/professional credentials, and marriage and birth certificates (for those travelling with a family).

  • Appointment is contingent on the successful completion of the State of Qatar visa process;

  • Successful candidates will be required to obtain licensure in Qatar through the Qatar Council for Health Practitioners (QCHP). UCQ will provide assistance in the application process for licensing.

Please visit our website to know more about the University of Calgary in Qatar:

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here.

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