UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Medical Research Specialist 1

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
7000 to 18000 AED
Posted
Wednesday, 11 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 9 October 2019
Ref
2327
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Job Summary:

Responsible for performing a variety of complex technical tasks related to the daily operations of the research laboratory. Provide leadership and work closely with other clinical faculty and research staff.

Job Description:

  • Sets up, and conducts experiments, tests, and other scientific procedures without supervision; prepares any compounds or chemicals needed; collects and collates data from procedures.
  • Performs preliminary analysis of data from scientific procedures; collates data into publishable form; performs calculations; creates graphic displays of data analysis.
  • Enters data into computerized system; maintains and updates files and databases.
  • Monitors and maintains physical condition of laboratory.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies; reorders as necessary.
  • Maintains lab equipment; performs minor repairs.
  • Troubleshoot simple experimental problems.
  • Other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or a relevant scientific field OR Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology.
  •  Appropriate research/thesis-based Master's degree PLUS 3-5 years experience.

Preferred Qualification

  • PhD degree
  • Previous research experience in an academic unit
  • Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to lead and improve the operation of immediate work group.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of laboratory testing and analysis.
  • Knowledge of safe laboratory practices.
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment operation and terminology.
  • Knowledge of computer and word processing/database/spreadsheet software.
  • Good organization and time management skills.
  • Good oral and written communication and training skills.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records regarding events, outcomes, and the associated data.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical and statistical computation and analysis
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment.
  • Proficiency in English.

Special Instructions to Applicant Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences
Department Internal Medicine - (CMHS)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Staff
Salary 7000 to 18000 AED

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