Assistant/Associate Professor in Molecular immunology

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 Molecular immunology (315810) 

Job Description     
The Department of Biology at UAE University is inviting applications for full-time Assistant/Associate Professor position in Molecular immunology. The Department of Biology is one of the largest and most active Department in the College of science with research in the fields of cancer, microbiology, plant pathology and ecology. The Department is seeking motivated investigators with strong interest in developing an innovative research program in any area of basic and applied immunology. The Department of Biology has an excellent international team of researchers in various research areas including cancer, microbiology, plant pathology and ecology. For more information on the department, please visit the following website: https://cos.uaeu.ac.ae/en/departments/biology/index.shtml.

The successful candidate must hold a PhD in immunology or related fields and an excellent track record of accomplishment in his area of research. The faculty member is expected to develop a strong, high quality independent research program supported by intra- and extramural funding to address fundamental questions in immunology at the molecular and cellular level. He is also expected to collaborate in research with investigators in the department, college, university and other national and international academic institutions. Utilization of modern approaches such as transcriptomics, proteomics, or metabolomics is highly encouraged. Responsibilities will also include contributing in teaching immunology-related courses and lab courses to undergraduate and to graduate students. Faculty will be also involved in updating existing immunology courses and developing new course related to his area of research expertise. Consistent with the UAEU policy, the faculty member is expected to serve on Department, College and University committees as seen appropriate by the Head of Department. Please submit your application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief summary of research accomplishment and description of future research plans and names of three referees. 

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

Division     College of Science - (COS) 

Department     Biology - (COS) 

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