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We are seeking a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for a world-class medical and research centre in Qatar.  

You will be working in a state-of-the-art academic medical centre that will function to the highest levels of international standards.  Its clinical focus is on the specialty care of women and children.

Department Profile

The Department of Psychiatry will provide world class child and adolescent psychiatry and women's mental health services for Sidra Medicine.  The department will provide outstanding teaching and education to the medical students, residents and fellows and will foster the innovative clinical and basic research in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry and women's mental health.  The Department of Psychiatry coordinates it's medical services and collaborates it's research and educational activities with Hamad Medical Corporation and Weill Cornell Medical College - Qatar.  It is anticipated that, by providing specialist and sub-specialist expertise in an integrated team environment and concomitantly conducting research, Sidra Medicine will become a substantive referral centre for patients within Qatar and the region. 

Job Summary

Consultants are responsible for the delivery of high quality evidence-based care, effective and efficient diagnosing, managing and treating all patients placed under the role holder's care.  The Consultant makes recommendations, orders, appropriate therapeutics and diagnostics as per the patients diagnosed condition. 

Sidra will offer successful candidates highly competitive packages; including a tax-free salary and extensive benefits. 

Qualifications and Experience required

  • MD Degree or equivalent;

  • Completion of residency program in the specialty area from an accredited Western Board;

  • Sub-specialty Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (or equivalent training or certification);

  • 2+ years' post certification experience in clinical care or education in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry;

  • Research, Education or Administration experience;

  • Valid professional license in the country of origin or country of practice in the specialty area;

  • Fluent in English and Arabic


Qatar is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, and is located on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. The country is pressing ahead with ambitious social, economic and infrastructure development plans and will invest tens of billions of pounds in developing its infrastructure over the next 10 years with rapid population growth driving demand for accommodation, medical and education services. The country provides a safe and family-friendly expatriate lifestyle, with an excellent range of shops, restaurants, museums, cultural events, world-class universities and social and sporting clubs and facilities.

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. With this in mind, not only will we assist you throughout the application, interview and offer process, once you have accepted a position we also have a dedicated registrations team who will guide you through the medical licensing and visa process to ensure your transition is as smooth as possible.

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Annie today.

annie@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5251

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