Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Orthopedic Surgery

United Arab Emirates (AE)
18 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Mar 2019
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

Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Orthopedic Surgery (315260)

Job Description     
The Department of Surgery, College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS), UAE University (UAEU), seeks a candidate for a Faculty position at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the discipline of Orthopedic Surgery. The appointee will be involved in the co-ordination of clinical training and assessments of undergraduate medical students with participation in teaching activities including clinical skills (purpose built Simulation Center) for 3rd and 4th year students in the Preclinical Course and hospital based 5th and 6th year students in Junior and Senior Surgical clerkships respectively. In addition, clinical activity will require a commitment the American Committee for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited training of Residents program in General Surgery in a unique single, multiple site program, preparing candidates for the Arab Board of Medical Specializations, and Intercollegiate MRCS examinations conducted in the UAE. The Department hosted the inaugural overseas Joint Surgical Colleges Fellowship Examination (JSCFE) in November 2013. Appointee will engage in acute care and elective surgical practice, conducted in one, or both, teaching facilities managed by the Health Authorities of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. At Al Ain Hospital an entirely new hospital is now under construction, Tawam Hospital being managed in collaboration Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Interest and involvement in research endeavors within the CMHS, which has a strong basic science faculty, and in collaboration with hospital based clinical colleagues, is anticipated. The College operates an integrated/problem based learning curriculum, the UAE University and other funding bodies provide research opportunities in the new medical school complex. 
Minimum Qualification     Candidates must have higher professional recognition, evidence of experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and hold certification/fellowship (or equivalent) in North America, Australasia, Europe or South Africa.

Preferred Qualification   
Fellowship of one of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons in the UK, American or South African is preferred. 

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience     
Special Instructions to Applications     Candidates should apply through the University website (https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/search.jsp)

Division     College of Medicine & Health Sciences 

Department     Surgery - (CMHS) 

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