LAB MANAGER | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF), was founded in 2010 to continue fulfilling QF’s vision of unlocking human potential. HBKU is a homegrown research and graduate studies University that acts as a catalyst for positive transformation in Qatar and the region while having a global impact.

The College of Science and Engineering (CSE) currently offers the largest selection of programs within the university and aspires to be a leading college committed to excellence in research and education with a major emphasis on interdisciplinary research and scholarship. It has established three divisions: Division of Information and Computing Technology, Division of Sustainable Development, and Division of Engineering Management and Decisions Sciences. CSE faculty members are internationally recognized for pursuing high-impact research addressing societal and economic needs in Qatar and globally. 


To manage laboratory operations related to teaching and research activities.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Ph.D. degree in relevant field & 5 years of relevant full-time work experience managing relevant research laboratory.
  • Teaching experience in a practical laboratory is an advantage.
  • Experience as Health and Safety Officer preferred.
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing basic instruments desirable Excellent writing skills with the ability to draft and edit a variety of written reports and communications and articulate ideas clearly and concisely; Arabic proficiency is an advantage.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and excellent database skills.
  • Embedded systems design.
  • Embedded Hardware/software.
  • Mobile App Development.
  • Printed circuit board design.
  • Software and hardware test.
  • Develop teaching and research laboratory guidelines, policies, and protocols on the safe conduct of research, handling of consumables and equipment, and compliance reporting.
  • Provide training on laboratory equipment.
  • Supervise and train laboratory technicians and graduate students.
  • Guide professors, principal investigators, scientists, and students in the conduct of research, data collection and reporting.
  • Teach assigned sessions of the laboratory in accordance with the curriculum and as directed by the Dean or the coordinator of the course or program, if applicable.
  • Coordinate with professor to assist with practical exams and collect lab reports or other evaluation material from students and help in grading them, if applicable.
  • Develop educational materials in compliance with the curriculum to support students with the lab component of their programs.
  • Collect, comply, and report on data for analysis by the students and Professors.
  • Ensure the safekeeping of the records and results of all experiments performed.
  • Maintain adequate supplies of consumables and reagents for teaching and research use.
  • Calibrate and maintain equipment and instrumentation so that it is available for use and to ensure the accuracy of results.
  • Maintain a register of research asset utilization, including space allocation and use.
  • Manage the laboratory budget.
  • Recommend technologies for research preparation and for comprehensive laboratory support and operations.
  • Carry out and lead research projects; mentor and supervise laboratory users in achieving research project tasks as directed by the Dean, PI, or course coordinator.
  • Other reasonable tasks as assigned by supervisor.

How To Apply

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Additional documents may be solicited from short-listed candidates. Review of applicants will begin immediately, and the positions will remain open until filled.


Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue a rolling basis until all positions are filled.  Shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews. 


HBKU offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as an education allowance, furnished accommodation, annual paid leave, air tickets and medical insurance.