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Assistant Director, Clinical & Faculty Affairs - Relocation to Qatar

Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar
Qatar (QA)

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Position Summary

The position is responsible for academic managing the process of appointments, promotions, renewals, and terminations of faculty members at WCM-Q. The incumbent also acts as a primary liaison between assigned hospitals and institutions. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensures timely and accurate completion of appointments and reappointments for physicians at assigned hospitals. Ensures all appointments follow WCM policies and guidelines.
  • Provides expert guidance in developing promotion dossiers and related paperwork for appointments, renewals, etc.
  • Understands and applies relevant working knowledge related to medical education training in the USA and internationally in managing the affairs of the division.
  • Acts as primary liaison between the assigned affiliated hospitals/institutions, the WCM-Q Office, the WCM Academic Departments, and the WCM Office of Faculty Affairs for all issues related to various faculty affairs initiatives and projects.
  • Establishes and implements policies, procedures, and deadlines for academic staff personnel actions.
  • Oversees the administration and operations of the faculty affairs department.
  • Oversees all aspects of QML and QCHP licensing and other annual compliance requirements.
  • Keeps abreast of WCM appointment and promotion criteria as well as the latest developments in undergraduate and graduate medical education and educates and guides the Clinical and Faculty Affairs team accordingly.
  • Evaluates and revises administrative processes, plans, and runs the operations of the department.
  • Designs and delivers promotion seminars, workshops, and training on academic staff policies and procedures including preparation of CPD accreditation applications for applicable seminars and workshops.
  • Manages the staff performance and mentors them by providing constructive feedback.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Sciences or any other field. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • 9-10 years of related experience managing faculty and clinical affairs in an academic healthcare setup.
  • Certified Professional Medical Services Management (CPMSM) preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understanding of medical education, research, and clinical care sectors.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to negotiate and influence stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams to achieve results collaboratively across programs and institutions.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a multi-cultural background.
  • Fluent in English, with advanced writing skills. Fluency in Arabic is a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task in a result-driven fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient in MS suite of products – Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Relocation Information

The following are applicable as part of the expatriation package.

  • Residency visa
  • Relocation assistance (includes personal shipment allowance and flight tickets for self & eligible dependents)
  • Housing


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 the 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. Enrollment has grown rapidly from 25 first-year pre-medical students in fall of 2002 to over 200 students from more than 30 countries as we entered our sixth year of operation in September 2007. WCM-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  

Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer.

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