Nurse Researcher Jobs

Academic & Academic Research Research Scientists Doha Qatar


International Medical professionals are invited to apply for these exiting 3 year contract job opportunities in Qatar. Qatar’s national healthcare delivery system is rapidly developing. This group strives to lead in developing the national health system by operating new facilities, implementing state-of-the art technologies, and recruiting the best, most qualified international talent to care for Qatar’s future. Here, you will have the opportunity to team with the best and the brightest professionals in healthcare and to provide world class patient care service for the population. This medical group has one of the biggest workforces in Qatar, with more than 2 million people living and working in Qatar, this diverse and exciting organization has more than 90 different nationalities working to deliver the best care always to their patients and the Qatar community.

  • 3 Year contract (renewable)
  • Single and family contracts available.
  • Generous Tax free basic salary. Offered according to experience.
  • From 10300 QAR up to 18875 QAR per month.  18875 QAR is +/- equal to 94 000 SDG / 74 000 South-African rand / 14400 TND / 3700 JOD / 4000 GBP. Salary paid in QAR.
  • Free fully furnished accommodation provided.
  • Transport allowance of 1250 QAR per month added to your basic salary.
  • Free "round trip" (to and from home country) flight tickets on joining, annual leave, and on repatriation. For those with family contract offered this will be also be applicable for your family (wife and up to 3 children up to 18 years old).
  • 40 days paid annual vacation days.
  • End of Service Award (at end of contract) which is one month's salary for each year worked.
  • Etc.


The benefits outlined here are those that apply to most employees. Salary offer packages are determined by the employer. Global Medical Recruiting can assist the applicant with salary offer negotiations with the employer, but in the end the final salary package offered is at the sole discretion of the employer and not of Global Medical Recruiting.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Education: (FULL TIME STUDIES ONLY)

Master’s Degree in relevant subject:  Nursing / Research.


Required certification/licensure:

Valid nursing license from the country of origin AND be eligible for license in the Supreme Council for Health State of Qatar.



Minimum 4 years post nursing registration - Including a minimum of 2 years clinical research experience.


Language Skills:

Fluent in English - Oral and Written.

Job Summary
  • Nurse Research Scientists (NRS) will be expected to collaborate on a number of clinical studies and begin to develop their own programme of research as part of a multidisciplinary group under the leadership of a principal investigator (PI).
  • It is expected that within 3 years they will be an established independent investigator. NRSs will take a leading role in the development of research protocols as part of a research group. Evidence synthesis and identification of important research questions are key to the role. The NRS will also be responsible for coordinating research projects and ensuring that they adhere to the trial (project) protocol and recruit to time and target.
  • Project management tasks may include, but not be limited to, monitoring patient recruitment and procedures for obtaining informed consent, training research nurses/research staff to collect biological samples, conducting physical and psychological examinations and assessments.
  • Establish procedures for data entry and checking.
  • Research across the AHS is conducted to the highest possible international standards and you will be expected to ensure adherence to guidelines for Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Good Research Practices (GRP).
Common Responsibilities:
  • Nurse Research Scientists are primarily responsible to Principal Investigators.
  • They will also need work effectively with senior nurses in the clinical areas in which they are working.



  • Leads literature reviewing and evidence synthesis.
  • Leads the development of research protocols.
  • Leads the preparation and submission of documents for research funding.
  • Leads the preparation and submission of documents to the Joint Institutional Review Board (JIRB).
  • Leads the production of case record forms, study master and site files and other study documentation.
  • Leads the writing of reports and publications emanating from the study.
  • Attends trial management and steering committees as required.


Field work:

  • Ensures confidentiality and safety of research participants at all times.
  • Co-ordinates and participates in setting up research sites.
  • Strictly adheres to the approved project protocol.
  • Manages recruitment, to time and target, of research participants.
  • Consents research participants.
  • Supervises data entry and checking.



  • Responsible for maintaining accuracy, quality and timeliness of research reports and data related to research projects.
  • Effective and timely communication of information to members of the research group.
  • The post holder will be required to adhere to research legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the research team and immediate supervisor.
About the Employer

Premier non-profit health care provider in Doha, Qatar and the main provider of secondary and tertiary healthcare in Qatar and one of the leading hospital providers in the Middle East. Since its establishment the healthcare provider rapidly developed medical facilities capable of providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of disease.  It currently manages 12 hospitals – 9 specialist hospitals and 3 community hospitals – as well as the National Ambulance Service and home and residential care services.