Assistant/Associate Professor in Family Medicine

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

Assistant/Associate Professor in Family Medicine (304521) 

Job Description     
The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Position Summary: The candidates will be involved in teaching medical students, interns and residents, performing research in areas relevant to Family Medicine and providing clinical care. The Department of Family Medicine coordinates a 4 weeks required family medicine clerkship in the final year of the undergraduate curriculum. Faculty in the Department are also extensively involved in the clinical skills teaching of the first four years of medical school. The Ministry of Health offers a four-year family medicine residency based in Al Ain, which is affiliated with the Department of Family Medicine in which DFM faculty participate in teaching and evaluation of the residents as part of their integrated clinical program. Research is an important expectation for this position and candidates should have some prior experience in this area. Significant opportunities exist for funding and technical support and excellent collaboration exists within the CMHS. Clinical care is also an expectation of this position including working in primary health care centers affiliated with the CMHS and DFM. 

Minimum Qualification     
Candidates for this position must have: an MD or MBBS degree, completion of advanced postgraduate training in Family Medicine, prior undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience and have certification/fellowship (or equivalent) in North America, Australasia, Europe, or by the Arab Board. Evidence of prior scholarship including publications in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals is a requirement for the position. Formal training in education and research will be beneficial to the applicant. 

Preferred Qualification     
As above. 

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     Family Medicine - (CMHS) 

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