Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Department of Paediatrics

United Arab Emirates (AE)
Jul 23, 2020
End of advertisement period
Oct 21, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS), UAE University, is seeking candidates for faculty positions in several paediatric subspecialties, as Assistant, Associate or Full professor, commensurate with qualification and previous experience. The College of Medicine operates an internationally recognized, integrated, problem/team-based learning curriculum and provides excellent research facilities. It has been ranked as 301-350 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, and 38th best university in Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2020. It has also been ranked 38th amongst the elite top 50 Asian universities in 2020.  The paediatric department is also widely recognized for its excellence in medical education and in research.

A brief description of the role is as follows:

  • The appointee will be involved in the undergraduate teaching and examination of medical students and in the paediatric residency and fellowship programs in our affiliated teaching hospitals. In addition to paediatric clerkship, which is the core of our educational work, involvement in teaching and examining preclinical students is also expected.
  • Clinical service at consultant level will be provided, with inpatient, outpatient and on-call duty, at the teaching hospitals affiliated to the university (Tawam and Al Ain hospitals) both accredited by the Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA).
  • Active participation in educational and college administrational functions, including committees, is also expected.
  • Clinical and/or laboratory-based research with clinical colleagues in the affiliated teaching hospitals and with other CMHS faculty is expected and encouraged. International research collaboration is encouraged. Research productivity is an integral part of these positions as it is a major requirement for promotion and contract renewal. Maintaining, developing and nurturing ongoing research collaboration with the candidates’ international colleagues is expected.

Candidates for these positions must hold at least an MD or MBBS degree, in addition to a certification of specialization and sub specialization in their field by the American Board or equivalent from Europe, Australasia or North America, with recognized advanced training in their respective subspecialty. Applicants should also have a track-record in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level including designing curricula, organizing and overseeing courses. Familiarity with the operation/accreditation of graduate medical programs and certification/fellowship is desirable. Previous experience in research and in medical education are important prerequisites in order to establish a pathway for future career progression in our university.

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