Job Details
Posting Date
03/02/2021 Expiry Date 03/03/2021 Job Reference Number: 1576-2021-02-03T11:45:36
Postdoctoral fellow in Diabetes Research
Category Research
College Departments
Department Sharjah Institute for Medical Research
Job Purpose

The Sharjah Institute for Medical Research (SIMR) is currently recruiting a postdoctoral fellow in the Diabetes and metabolic syndrome Research Group.
Applicants (m/f) should have a PhD or MD degree as well as relevant experience and a proven publication record in diabetes research. Excellent communication skills, fluency in English and the ability to work independently and together with a team are essential. Talented postdocs (m/f) who are accepted will receive two year fully funded postdoctoral positions.
The ideal candidate should hold a PhD in a biomedical science field with a minimum of two years’ experience in diabetes research. He/She should have experience in isolating of pancreatic islets, siRNA silencing, cell culturing, qRT-PCR, western blot, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, ELISA and other basic cell-based experiments. Candidates with experience in animal models of diabetes diseases and bioinformatics will be preferred.

Main accountabilities & expectations
Manage the day-to-day running of the diabetes research group lab.

2. Manage the ordering, stocktaking and budget for the group.

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

4. Data analysis and presentation in seminars and conferences.

5. Supervise graduate or undergraduate students.

Job Specific Accountabilities Not Applicable for now
Required Skills Not Applicable for now
Preferred Qualification & Experience

PhD in diabetes and endocrine diseases/ molecular biology/physiology/ Biochemistry or in a closely related field.

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
  • An in-depth knowledge of techniques related to diabetes diseases, cell culturing, and techniques such as qRT-PCR, Co-immunoprecipitation, immunoblotting, flow cytometry testing as well familiarity with confocal microscopy.
  • • Experience with animal handling and bioinformatics.
  • • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 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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