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Posting Date
28/11/2018
Expiry Date
29/12/2018 1197-2018-11-28T11:43:29
Post-doctoral research associate in microbiology/immunology
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 post-doctoral Research associate to work on the treatment of animal infection models with novel antibacterial agents.
  • The ideal candidate should have a PhD degree in microbiology/molecular biology/immunology from leading university with at least one-year postdoc experience in renowned research lab with extensive experience in experimental infection animal models evidenced by publication records in top journals in the field.
  • Working experience with in vivo experiments is very crucial.
  • In vivo Pharmacokinetics and immunohistochemistry experience is a must.
Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. To study the effect of new Lead drug candidates on animal infection models (mice), following proper infection control measures and high animal handling standards. These experiments must be conducted according to FDA standard and requirements.  
  2. Manage the day to day running of the research group laboratory.
  3. Responsible for daily and periodic checks regarding animal health, safety, cleanliness and overall well-being and reporting any significant problems immediately to his/her supervisor.
  4. Have extensive experience in standard molecular biology assays evidenced through publication record in leading journals.

Job Specific Accountabilities Not Applicable for now
Required Skills Not Applicable for now
Preferred Qualification & Experience
  • PhD degree in microbiology/molecular biology/immunology from leading university with at least one-year postdoc experience in renowned research lab with extensive experience in experimental infection animal models evidenced by publication records in top journals in the field.

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
Competencies
  • Extensive experience in experimental infection animal models, pharmacology and toxicity evaluation, these should only be evidenced through outstanding publication record in leading journals in the field.  
  • Animal care knowledge including breeds, behavior, appropriate care and housing, common health problems, disease symptoms, and handling techniques.
  • 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 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all

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