Job Details
Posting Date
02/10/2018 Expiry Date 22/10/2018 Job Reference Number: 1084-2018-10-02T07:47:29
Postdoctoral fellow in Microbiology and Molecular Biology
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College Departments
Department Research Institute of Medical and Health Sciences
Job Purpose
  • The Sharjah Institute for Medical Research (SIMR) is currently recruiting a postdoctoral fellow in the "Infectious Diseases and Anti-infective Therapy" research group.
  • The ideal candidate should have a PhD in a field of biomedical science with good experience by training in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, general Biology and Biochemistry. In addition to
  • Working experience with in vivo experiments is needed.
  • The candidate should have experience with molecular biology techniques such as PCR, qRT-PCR and Sanger Sequencing as well as microbial (bacteria and fungi) culture techniques.
  • The candidate should be experienced with running biochemical assays such as cell cytotoxicity, cell migration, ELISA.
  • Experience in DNA and RNA library construction and protein expression and purification is desirable.
  • Pharmacokinetics experience is required.
Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. Manage the day to day running of the research group laboratory.
  2. Manage the ordering, stock taking and budget for the research group.
  3. Perform research projects assigned to him/her by groups members.
  4. Supervise graduate and undergraduate students.
Job Specific Accountabilities Not Applicable for now
Required Skills Not Applicable for now
Preferred Qualification & Experience

PhD in microbiology, molecular biology, biomedical research or a related field.

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
  • Extensive experience in microbiology, molecular biology such as PCR and Sanger sequencing, tissue and microbial culture techniques, and ELISA assays.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enable him/her to smoothly interact with staff and faculty at the institute.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 1 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
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