Established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar Foundation, WCM-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medicine in New York and shares its mission of dedication to excellence in education, patient care, and research.
The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at a university level, WCM-Q offers an integrated program of pre-medical and medical studies leading to the Cornell University M.D. degree. Teaching is by Cornell and Weill Cornell faculty, including physicians at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) who hold Weill Cornell appointments.
WCM-Q is in its 15th year of operation and is seeking a candidate for Projects Specialist in the Institute for Population Health (IPH).
Under the leadership of the Senior Associate Dean for Population Health, Capacity Building and Student Affairs and Director, IPH, the Projects Specialist (PS) is responsible for managing and leading public health research and related projects. The PS develops methodology and techniques for conducting the research, and the development of research instruments. The PS will assist in reviewing research related fieldwork, validating collected data, authoring reports and communicating within WCM-Q and across various local and global institutions and communities in accordance with the IPH program framework, goals and objectives.
The successful candidate is required to have Medical Degree (MD or MBBS) or Advanced degree in Public Health (MPH or M.Sc.). A motivated, self-starter, proactive individual with proven analytical and problem-solving skills is what we are looking for in this position! Having two or more years research (public health/clinical) and/or clinical experience in Qatar and demonstrable excellent project management skills, team working and multi-tasking ability in a diverse, results oriented environment is essential. Your application requires a CV, including the names and contact information for three references that agree to be contacted, as well as a cover letter. We encourage applicants to describe in their application how they feel they can contribute broadly to the goals of WCM-Q. The cover letter must include why the applicant feels that he/she is the ideal candidate for the position. For additional requirements and responsibilities, please refer to our website listed below. Candidates must be willing to relocate to Doha, Qatar for the duration of the appointment. Compensation will include a competitive salary with supplement for Foreign Service, housing, and transportation.
Further details regarding the position can be accessed at: (Link to be added, after the position is posted)
Cornell University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.
The screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until suitable candidates are identified.
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar was established in 2001 as a partnership between Cornell University and Qatar Foundation.
The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at university level, WCMC-Q offers an integrated program of pre-medical and medical studies leading to the Cornell University M.D. degree. Teaching is by Cornell and Weill Cornell faculty, including physic...ians at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) who hold Weill Cornell appointments.
WCMC-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medical College, which was founded in New York City over 100 years ago, and shares the same mission:
· to provide the finest education possible for medical students
· to conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge
· to improve health care both now and for future generations
· to provide the highest quality of care to the community
For more information please visit http://qatar-weill.cornell.edu/