Job Details
Posting Date
22/04/2019 Expiry Date 23/04/2019 Job Reference Number: 1104-2018-10-16T08:31:27
Assistant / Associate or Professor of Genetics
Category Faculty Members College of Medicine
College Medicine
Department Basic Medical Sciences Department
Job Purpose

Basic Medical Sciences department at the College of Medicine, University of Sharjah invites applications for an open rank faculty position (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) in Genetics/Epigenetics. The successful candidate is expected to teach genetics for medical students within an integrated, problem based curriculum as well as to postgraduate (MSc and PhD) biomedical students. Furthermore, S/he is expected to develop and conduct research at the Research Institute of Medical & Health Sciences (RIMHS).

Main accountabilities & expectations

  • Deliver lectures to medical students in Genetics in an integrated problem-based learning (PBL) curriculum.
  •  Develop research program based on their interests and experiences.
  • Actively participate in scholarship and professional development within area of expertise.
  •  Facilitate weekly small group sessions in PBL program  (Training can be provided).
  • Advise undergraduate students.
  • Active participation in departmental assignments, university committees, and student activities.
  • Actively participate in relevant professional activities in order to improve teaching and subject matter competence.
  • Serve on faculty committees as appointed or elected.
  • Participate in other activities as assigned by the department chair or college dean.
Job Specific Accountabilities
Required Skills
Preferred Qualification & Experience

PhD (or equivalent ) in Genetics .

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
  • Prospective applicants holding PhD or equivalent with an Excellent record of academic performance, and demonstrated expertise in Genetics  are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to candidates who have :
    • The Ability to relate Genetics  to clinical scenarios.
    •  Strong teaching skills and experience or evidence of potential.
    • Experience in computer-assisted delivery of course content.
    • Has a strong record in research and publications.
    • At least 3 years teaching experience in higher education institutions, medical/health sciences.
    • Experience in Problem Based Learning is highly desirable.
    •  Excellent oral and written communication skills (In English).
    • Strong interpersonal skills that can produce effective professor-student interactions during both one-on-one (student advising) and in group (classroom) sessions.
    • Sincere interest in assisting each student within a diverse and multi-cultural community to maximize their academic, spiritual and personal potential.
  •  Team player that is motivated to strengthen and advance the department.

Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 3 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
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