Instructor in Biochemistry

United Arab Emirates (AE)
26 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: UAE

Organization Name:   United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) 

About University:    United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the first and foremost comprehensive national university in the United Arab Emirates. Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU aspires to become a comprehensive, research-intensive university and currently enrolls approximately 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE. 

In its drive to achieve international research stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked #5 in the Arab World and #350 worldwide. 

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand.  UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence. 

Job Category     Academic - Faculty

Job Type     Permanent

Instructor in Biochemistry (300508)  

Job Description     
The College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, has openings for full time Instructors in the Department of Biochemistry. Applicants should have a recent PhD from a reputed institution and a career objective in research and teaching. Successful candidates will be engaged in high quality research under the collaborative guidance of a faculty mentor of the Department of Biochemistry. They will also gain experience in teaching medical and graduate students in areas of their expertise. The appointment is for two years and suitable candidates will be eligible for subsequent appointment at higher rank. Faculty members in the Department, many from major research laboratories in Europe and North America, have an outstanding international reputation and an extensive track record of publications in high-impact factor journals. The UAE is an open and tolerant society. The language of instruction at UAEU is English. Faculty members receive a tax-free compensation package including generous leave, housing, and travel for annual leave and conferences. The CMHS campus is located in Al Ain city, about 130 km from Dubai and Abu Dhabi. It is known as the Garden City because of its greenery, and offers a wealth of leisure and recreational opportunities. 

Minimum Qualification     
Candidates must hold a PhD with advanced training and good research publications in Biochemistry or Molecular Biology. 

Preferred Qualification     
Experience in Medical School 

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience     

Special Instructions to Applications     
Candidates should apply through the University website

Division     College of Medicine & Health Sciences 

Department     Biochemistry - (CMHS) 

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