Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, The Institute of Public Health

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
11 May 2023
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2023
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 Infectious Diseases /Communicable Diseases Control and Public Health, including epidemiology, prevention, disease management, surveillance, immunizations, emergency planning, chemical and radioactive hazards, and outbreak preparedness. We are looking to appoint a suitable candidate with training, experience, and achievements that meet the challenges of infectious diseases in an increasingly global threat in the community. Academic rank will be commensurate to qualifications.

Minimum Qualification

The applicant must hold a medical degree and should have a specialty certification (Infectious diseases consultant/specialist) by the Arab Board, ACOEM (US), FPH (UK), or equivalent medical board from Europe, Australasia, or South Africa. Applicants should have public health practice, academic and research experience in infectious/communicable diseases epidemiology, outbreak investigation, vaccine-preventable diseases, and overall academic experience with teaching and research in these fields.

Preferred Qualification

as above In addition to MBBS (MD) – PhD in Public Health or Epidemiology or equivalent field.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Applicants should have a track record (at least three years) in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including designing curricula, overseeing courses, and supervising student projects. The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching programs, including the MPH and PhD programs as well as professional training. The IPH has a thriving graduate teaching program and currently has more than 30 PhD students and 40 MPH students. Furthermore, the candidate 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. 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. Particular skills in developing strong links and collaborations with other educational establishments, health authorities, government agencies, and other institutions in the UAE and the wider region will be considered a significant advantage. Experience in international collaboration is preferred. The successful candidate will also share administrative work in the IPH and the College of Medicine, including serving on committees, invigilating

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences
Department Public Health Institute - (CMHS)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty
Salary 3000-45000 CMHS

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