Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Occupational Medicine Specialist

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
11 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
11 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Institute of Public Health (IPH) at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, is seeking to appoint a full-time faculty member to contribute to its teaching and research activities in Occupational Medicine / Health. We are looking to appoint a suitable candidate with training, experience and achievements in Occupational Medicine. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. Furthermore, (s)he should be accomplished in conducting and supervising research projects. It is expected that (s)he will have published their research findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals. A key requirement for the successful candidate will be their ability to serve as the principal investigator in research projects relevant to the health of working communities in the UAE. Particular skills in developing strong links with other educational establishments, health authorities, government agencies and other institutions in the UAE and the wider region will be considered an important qualification. Experience in international collaboration is preferred. The successful candidate will have ample opportunities to collaborate with colleagues in the College of Medicine and other UAEU colleges in addition to local and regional institutions. The successful candidate will also share administrative work in the IPH and the College of Medicine including serving on committees, invigilating examinations and contributing to student assessments. Prospective applicants are expected to have the ability to work independently and take academic initiatives. Demonstrated awareness of cultural, privacy and confidentiality issues as well as good team working skills and flexibility with working hours is expected. Fluency in English is required. A working knowledge of additional languages such as Arabic or Urdu/Hindi will be an advantage.

Minimum Qualification

Occupational Medicine Specialist must hold a medical degree and should have a specialty certification in Occupational Medicine by the Arab Board, ACOEM (US), MFOM (UK) or equivalent medical board from Europe, Australasia or South Africa. Applicants should have clinical experience in the fields of Occupational Medicine and Occupational Health and overall academic experience with teaching and research in these fields.

Preferred Qualification

In addition to MBBS(MD) a PhD in Occupational Health

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Applicants should have a track record in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level including designing curricula, overseeing courses and supervising student projects. The successful candidate will contribute to programs of undergraduate and graduate teaching, including the MPH and PhD programs as well as professional training.

The IPH has a thriving graduate teaching program and currently has 23 PhD students and 35 MPH students. Academic rank will be commensurate to qualifications.

Special Instructions to Applicant

CV & publications list , names and contact details of three referees and a cover letter indicating depth of interest

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences

Department Public Health Institute - (CMHS)

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Academic - Faculty

Salary 30000 - 35000 UAE Dirhams per month, based on experience

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