Associate Dean, College of Business

Location QA-Doha
ID 2024-3308
Position Type


University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST) is the first national applied University in the State of Qatar, offering applied Bachelors and Master’s degrees in addition to certificates and diplomas in various fields. UDST has over 50 programs in the fields of Engineering Technology and Industrial Trades, Business Management, Computing and Information Technology, Health Sciences, Continuing and Professional Education and more.


With more than 600 staff and 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.


University of Doha invites applications for the position of Associate Dean, College of Business. Reporting to the Dean, College of Business the Associate Dean, College of Business must be a proven leader with the skills and expertise necessary to support the academic affairs of the College of Business in fully implementing its mission and vision.




Our eligible employees enjoy competitive compensation and benefits, in accordance to applicable UDST policies. These benefits include:

  • Generous academic annual leave
  • Tax free salary
  • Fully furnished upmarket accommodation {inclusive of utilities: water & electricity}
  • Annual flights for spouse and 3 children {up to 18 years old}
  • Children’s education allowance
  • Relocation/Shipping allowance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • International health insurance
  • In-house immigration services (to help you through the residency process)
  • Full access to our recreational facilities
  • Research and professional development support.


Reporting to the Dean, College of Business, the Associate Dean, College of Business provides support and contributes to the strategic and academic leadership of planning, organizing and managing programs in the College; managing faculty and administrative teams; supporting faculty professional development; ensuring quality programs; and enhancing student success. This role also includes responsibility to coordinate and organize the operational management of the College in terms of oversight of course schedule planning, curriculum development, revision assessment, faculty evaluation, faculty recruitment and retention, budget development, fiscal management and other related activities of the College. 




Earned PhD (or equivalent as designated and approved) in a relevant discipline from a recognized, accredited institution and should demonstrate evidence of scholarly, professional, and creative achievement sufficient to qualify at the rank of Professor/Associate Professor.

  • Professional Certification relevant to the Disciplines taught in the College.
  • Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Education (e.g. Post-secondary Education, Adult Education or Vocational Education)


  • 8+ years of employment experience with a combination of experience as a practitioner/professional within the relevant discipline, as well as experience in a supervisory/management role within the relevant discipline.
  • Eligible Professors & Associate Professors that have exhibited consistent exceptional performance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a post-secondary institution where applied, industry-aligned programs in Business are offered.
  • Strong knowledge of and substantial experience with the development, delivery, evaluation and program accreditation of Business   programs at college or university level.
  • Demonstrated leadership in post-secondary administration in a similar leadership position.
  • Record of successful participation/leadership in applied research projects.
  • Experience in leadership and innovation in technology-based projects.

Other required skills:

  • Commitment to applied and experiential learning as a pedagogy and a key feature of the UDST’s mandate.
  • Knowledge of technical and polytechnic college systems.
  • Commitment to the effectiveness, vitality, and self-renewal of the teaching profession through self-driven continuous professional development and life-long learning.
  • Demonstrated record of collaborative decision-making.
  • Collaborative and collegial spirit and a demonstrated ability to establish rapport with learners, colleagues, sponsor-employers, and members of the community.

How to Apply

Applicants must meet all essential qualifications in order to be shortlisted for the position; other qualifications may be a deciding factor in selection. Qualifications and experience will be assessed through your application, which may include but not be limited to curricula vitae, cover letters, references, etc. 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 those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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