Assistant/Associate Professor - The Department of Family Medicine

United Arab Emirates (AE)
19 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant/Associate Professor

Grade Number   23

Position Number   304521

Posting Number   1832

Job Description 

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Position Summary:

The candidates will be involved in teaching medical students, interns and residents, performing research in areas relevant to Family Medicine and providing clinical care. The Department of Family Medicine coordinates a 4 weeks required family medicine clerkship in the final year of the undergraduate curriculum.

Faculty in the Department are also extensively involved in the clinical skills teaching of the first four years of medical school. The Ministry of Health offers a four-year family medicine residency based in Al Ain, which is affiliated with the Department of Family Medicine in which DFM faculty participate in teaching and evaluation of the residents as part of their integrated clinical program. Research is an important expectation for this position and candidates should have some prior experience in this area.

Significant opportunities exist for funding and technical support and excellent collaboration exists within the CMHS. Clinical care is also an expectation of this position including working in primary health care centers affiliated with the CMHS and DFM. 

Minimum Qualification 

Candidates for this position must have: an MD or MBBS degree, completion of advanced postgraduate training in Family Medicine, prior undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience and have certification/fellowship (or equivalent) in North America, Australasia, Europe, or by the Arab Board. Evidence of prior scholarship including publications in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals is a requirement for the position. Formal training in education and research will be beneficial to the applicant. 

Job Close Date    open until filled  

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