Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
17 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
16 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The United Arab Emirates University's College of Food & Agriculture invites applications for a faculty position in Microbiology with experience in Immunology and the One Health approach for the Department of Veterinary Medicine. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. Candidates are expected to have an understanding of veterinary education that will enable them to teach and coordinate courses in veterinary microbiology (virology, bacteriology, mycology) and immunology at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as advise and mentor students. They should have a proven track record of demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise and publish his/her research findings in international peer-reviewed scientific journals. The candidate will contribute to admissions, examining and assessment as well as academic administration in both the Department and the College, and actively promote the growth of the UAE University engaging in interdisciplinary collaboration with other UAEU colleges, e.g. College of Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Science, under the theme of One Health. The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of teaching philosophy and current/future research activities, as well as courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Infectious Diseases, Virology, Bacteriology, Mycology, Immunology or similar field. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. Industrial and professional experience is a plus. Good interpersonal and English oral and written communication skills are required, as is the ability to work with others in a diverse collegial team atmosphere.

Preferred Qualification

Candidates with a degree in veterinary medicine or comparable professional degree with documented accomplishments in teaching, research, and service are preferred. Additional qualifications of innovative and dynamic teaching or other professional skills relevant to a faculty role are desirable. Other evidence of working in One Health-related teaching and/or research especially in the Middle East and North Africa region as well as engagement in international-quality research, with publications and other participation in research activities commensurate with stage of career as well as a track record of securing research funding. Experience with AVMA accreditation requirements, and knowledge of innovative curriculum development and implementation is a plus.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Rank and salary commensurate with accomplishments, expertise and experience. English fluency required. One Health-related teaching and/or research experience. Innovative and dynamic teaching or other professional skills. Record of research grantmaking and publications in international peer-reviewed journals.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof Arve Lee Willingham (Chair, Department Veterinary Medicine) - awillingham@uaeu.ac.ae

Division College of Food & Agriculture-(CFA)
Department Veterinary Medicine - (CFA)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty

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