Job Details
Posting Date
18/11/2020 Expiry Date 19/12/2020 Job Reference Number: 1512-2020-11-18T13:43:58
Postdoctoral fellow in Immunology
Category Research
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 “Microbiota” research Group. The ideal candidate should hold a PhD in a biomedical science field with extensive experience in Immunology, Immunometabolism and/or Autoimmunity. He/She should have experience in isolating immune cells, animal handlings, cell culture, molecular techniques such as PCR, qRT-PCR, western blot, flow cytometry, cellular metabolic assays, among others He/She should have experience in mouse models of immunological or metabolic diseases. Basic knowledge of human or mouse genetics is an asset.

Main accountabilities & expectations

1. Manage the day to day running of the “Microbiota” research group laboratory 

2. Manage the ordering, stock taking and budget for the group 

3. Perform research projects assigned to him/her by the group.​

Job Specific Accountabilities --
Required Skills
Preferred Qualification & Experience

PhD in Immunology or a closely related field. 

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

• An in depth knowledge of basic immunological techniques, cell culture, and Immunometabolism techniques such as PCR, qRT-PCR, immunoblotting, flow cytometry, cellular metabolic assays. 

• Experience with mouse models of immunological or metabolic diseases such as autoimmune diseases, obesity or diabetes. 

• 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