Senior Specialist, Research and Technology Strand

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Thursday, 3 September 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 3 October 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Organization Name Khalifa University College Medicine and Health Science

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR), and the Petroleum Institute (PI) into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering

Brief Description

Reporting to the Strand Leader Research & Technology and the Associate Dean Research, this position oversees daily research operations, and coordinates programs and services between the entities that support MHRC research, medical education and student success.

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

  • Oversees and coordinates daily operations within entities that support research.
  • Participates in the design,implementation, and management of research
  • Provides administrative support to the Strand Leader Research & Technology and to the Associate Dean Research,faculty, and medical student engaged in such research
  • Participates in evaluation of research to ensure they are meeting program goals
  • Assists in scheduling and assigning faculty and students for activities and events
  • Works with the Strand  & Technology and students to promote and support research activities
  • Provides information or prepares reports as and when needed by the Strand Leader Research & Technology and the Associate Dean
  • Coordinates other activities and events as directed by the Strand Leader Research & Technology and the Associate Dean

Other Responsibilities

  • Provides support for the design and implementation of CMHS activities and events including but not limited to Research
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Ensure adherence to the University's information security policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Ensure coordination with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed.

Perform any other tasks assigned by Line Manager


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a science,education, or healthcare-related discipline

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in a science,education, or healthcare-related discipline


Required Experiences

  • A minimum 7 years of relevant experience.
  • Record reflecting excellence in education, clinical practice, research, and/or administration

Preferred Experiences

  • Experience working in a medical school or healthcare environment
  • Familiarity with research operations
  • Teaching, leadership, mentoring, and presentation skills
  • Experience working with an education institution in the Middle East

How To Apply

  • CV

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