Post Doctoral Fellow

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
04 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Purpose

To provide high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to research mission of the University.

Key Roles & Responsibilities Strategic Responsibilities

The Biotechnology Center at Khalifa University is seeking a candidate for postdoctoral fellow appointment in discipline relevant to Bioinformatics. The responsibilities of postdoctoral fellow members shall be an appropriate combination of: Research, scholarly or other creative activities Research service.

Operational Responsibilities: Successful candidates will join the Biotechnology Center and will be expected to initiate and lead funded research projects in the Cancer Genome Field. Carries out research and produces publications, or other research output, in line with personal objectives agreed in the review process. Engages in scholarly or creative activities in their area of expertise and makes results available for critical peer review.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Contributes to research center or University-wide working groups or committees as requested. Fosters service by contributing to the community at large in participatory, developmental and advisory capacity. Supports and participates in research activities.


Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications: PhD or equivalent in cancer biology, Genomics, computer science, epidemiology, statistics, mathematics, or another equivalent field. 

Required Experience: The candidate must have:

  1. Substantial experience with computational, statistical, and epidemiologic data analysis.
  2. Demonstrated computational analysis skills in cancer omics association studies.
  3. Experience and training in genomic analyses.
  4. Strong quantitative analysis skills and experience developing algorithms and/or conducting biostatistical analyses with large datasets, particularly genome-wide assays such as whole genome data (Whole genome/exome Sequencing) and large SNP arrays.

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (

Primary Location: Khalifa University - Abu Dhabi, UAE
Job: Post Doctoral Fellow
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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