David Moyes has been linked with a return to Goodison as Silva's successor as a stop-gap until the end of the season.
But Smith confirmed on Monday following a weekend newspaper report that he was once again having discussions with CSA, "but I still have real concerns, which I have reiterated."
Dukhan, with its elevated limestone formations, is easily the best location for road
cycling in Qatar.
The award ceremony was held in the Spanish capital of Madrid.
His fifth win at the Yas Marina circuit drew him level with Ayrton Senna in claiming a 19th start-to-finish triumph.
The 2020 edition of the ATP Tour event will be held at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha from 6 to 11 January.