Job Details
Posting Date
25/04/2021 Expiry Date 25/05/2021 Job Reference Number: 1646-2021-04-25T13:46:44
Assistant or Associate Professor of Human Biology
Category Faculty Members College of Medicine
College Medicine
Department Basic Medical Sciences Department
Job Purpose

Assistant or Associate Professor of Human Biology (i.e. Human Physiology and Anatomy) at Basic Medical Sciences Department, College of Medicine to teach Foundation Year, a pre-request year for Medical and Dental Colleges.  

Main accountabilities & expectations
  • Teach human physiology and anatomy for foundation students.
  • Advise foundation students in in their biology courses.
  • Scholarship and professional development within area of expertise.
  • Undergo training to qualify as a facilitator in the problem-based learning program.
  • Actively participate 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 Basic Medical Sciences. MBBS is preferred. 

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
  • Prospective applicants holding PhD or equivalent with an Excellent record of teaching and academic performance, and demonstrated expertise in Human Physiology and Anatomy are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to candidates who have:
    • Strong teaching skills, including different teaching methodology, e.g. Problem-based and Team-based Learning.
    • Experience in computer-assisted delivery of course content.
    • Has good record in scholarly activities including research.
    • 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