UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Medical Research Specialist 1

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
7000 to 18000 AED
Posted
14 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
13 Nov 2019
Ref
2327
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Job Summary:

Responsible for performing a variety of complex technical tasks related to the daily operations of the research laboratory. Provide leadership and work closely with other clinical faculty and research staff.

Job Description:

  • Sets up, and conducts experiments, tests, and other scientific procedures without supervision; prepares any compounds or chemicals needed; collects and collates data from procedures.
  • Performs preliminary analysis of data from scientific procedures; collates data into publishable form; performs calculations; creates graphic displays of data analysis.
  • Enters data into computerized system; maintains and updates files and databases.
  • Monitors and maintains physical condition of laboratory.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies; reorders as necessary.
  • Maintains lab equipment; performs minor repairs.
  • Troubleshoot simple experimental problems.
  • Other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or a relevant scientific field OR Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology.
  •  Appropriate research/thesis-based Master's degree PLUS 3-5 years experience.

Preferred Qualification

  • PhD degree
  • Previous research experience in an academic unit
  • Ability to work collaboratively in small teams to lead and improve the operation of immediate work group.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of laboratory testing and analysis.
  • Knowledge of safe laboratory practices.
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment operation and terminology.
  • Knowledge of computer and word processing/database/spreadsheet software.
  • Good organization and time management skills.
  • Good oral and written communication and training skills.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records regarding events, outcomes, and the associated data.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical and statistical computation and analysis
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment.
  • Proficiency in English.

Special Instructions to Applicant Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences
Department Internal Medicine - (CMHS)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Staff
Salary 7000 to 18000 AED

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