Technical Laboratory Coordinator - ECEN

Texas A & M University at Qatar
Doha, Ad Dawhah
  • Job Code
    R-040223
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Technical Laboratory Coordinator in the Electrical and Computer Engineering program at Texas A&M University at Qatar in the areas of Computer Programming and Logic Design. The Technical Laboratory Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the undergraduate teaching laboratories to provide an effective environment for teaching and research under direct faculty supervision. Responsibilities include indirectly supervising and mentoring undergraduate students, developing and writing experiment manuals, preparing and using lab kits, providing technical support, administering the daily operations of the laboratories, and enforcement of safety regulations, grading homework assignments and lab reports, and maintaining course files. Holds office hours for one-on-one tutoring and mentoring of the undergraduate students. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

 

What you need to know

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.

 

In addition to the benefits offered by Texas A&M University, Texas A&M at Qatar provides full-time employees with a robust package of incentives, allowances, and benefits based on employees’ experience, title, and family situation. Faculty and staff receive either furnished housing or a monthly housing allowance, as well as a monthly transportation allowance and an annual allowance to cover the cost of travel to their home country. Texas A&M at Qatar also covers private school tuition for Pre-K through Grade 12 for up to 4 child dependents, or provides an allowance for home schooling. All faculty members and staff members with 5 or more years of A&M System experience in Texas receive a significant salary premium that enhances their TRS annuity or ORP account value. Texas A&M at Qatar provides local insurance coverage and tax preparation services at no cost to employees; additional types of leave that ease the burden of traveling to one’s home country; and reimbursements for compassionate travel. Texas A&M at Qatar also coordinates and pays for the relocation and repatriation of employees and their families, and provides cash allowances for both. For more information about these and other incentives, allowances, and benefits, please contact hr@qatar.tamu.edu

Furthermore, see a video about life at Texas A&M University at Qatar at https://www.qatar.tamu.edu/i-am/faculty-and-staff.

 

COVID-19 information:  Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website. For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website.

 Responsibilities:

  • Specialized Technical Knowledge - Organizes the electrical undergraduate teaching laboratories so that they are effectively configured to maximize the student learning environment this includes but not limited to housekeeping of assigned labs. Explains to students any difficulty or complex details of laboratory equipment or experiment procedure to be performed. Supervises and assists students in conducting practical laboratory experiments during laboratory hours in the undergraduate teaching labs. Advises students in laboratory report preparation outside of scheduled laboratory hours. Grades laboratory assignments and reports according to faculty prepared guidelines. Ensures all TAMUQ safety protocols and standards are maintained. Assists the Laboratory Manager in departmental projects. Is responsible for routine maintenance and oversees inventory management of laboratory supplies. Assists the Laboratory Managers in communicating with vendors to have all spare parts available for teaching labs.
  • Lab Instructorship - Prepares high quality learning support materials and employs a variety of teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs. Supports the course instructor, including grading homework assignments, quizzes and term projects. Holds recitations help sessions and problem-solving sessions, and exam review sessions. Maintains office hours for one-on-one tutoring sessions.
  • Lab Operations - Coordinates with faculty and Lab Manager to ensure that the laboratories are set-up and ready for classes. Prepares laboratory manuals and standard laboratory procedures under faculty and Laboratory Manager supervision. Prepares all necessary equipment for laboratory sessions. Reports to the Laboratory Manager modifications, updates, and innovations introduced to the teaching labs and the storage room. Performs routine maintenance, and safety procedures on all laboratory equipment. Maintains inventory records of laboratory supplies, goods and equipment. Determines the need for equipment and supplies and arranges for purchasing, receipt, and inventory of all laboratory goods and supplies.
  • Admin and Trainings - Prepares the required documents for ABET compliance requirements of assigned courses. Trains and indirectly supervises Student Workers in the handling and preparation of laboratory materials. Attends workshops events, meetings and training recommended by the Laboratory Manager. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University 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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Requirements

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three years of related experience in laboratory operations in a post-secondary or adult training/educational institution and/or experience as a practitioner/professional within a relevant discipline in Engineering

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse customer base
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment, scientific apparatus and computer equipment
  • Competency in laboratory safety procedures
  • Excellent presentation and computer skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi task and work cooperatively with others

 

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Master degree or higher in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or relevant field
  • Five years of experience in teaching and developing laboratory course material
  • Experience with laboratory development at a U.S.-based university or similar institution
  • Proven academic or industrial experience with hardware description languages (VHDL or Verilog), programmable logic devices, and electronic design automation tools
  • Experience with ARM Cortex-M and embedded microprocessor platforms programming and interfacing
  • Experience in App development for OS and Android

 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Software development skills using C, C++, JAVA, Python and/or similar languages
  • Knowledge of Windows, Linux, and macOS operating systems

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