Job Details
Posting Date
03/10/2021 Expiry Date 03/11/2021 Job Reference Number: 1679-2021-10-03T08:59:49
Postdoctoral fellow in Virology and Parasitology (VP)
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 Virology and Parasitology Research Group.

·         The ideal candidate should hold a PhD in a biomedical science field. S/he should have experience in pathogen handling/culturing, mammalian cell culture, techniques such as PCR, qRT-PCR, western blot, flow cytometry, LC-MS/MS, ELISA and other basic cell-based experiments.

-         Candidates with experience in animal models of infections will be preferred. 

Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. Manage the day to day running of the Virology and Parasitology 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 members.
  4. Data analysis and presentation in seminars and conferences
  5. Train undergrad and postgrad students in the lab. 

Job Specific Accountabilities
Required Skills --
Preferred Qualification & Experience

PhD in Medical Microbiology or in a closely related field. 

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
  • An in-depth knowledge of techniques such as PCR, qRT-PCR, LC-MS/MS, Co-immunoprecipitation, immunoblotting, flow cytometric testing and analysis, pathogen culturing, cell culturing, and other basic cell-based experiments.
  • Experience with animal handling and establishing animal models of infections.
  • 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 3 or more
Living In UAE Open for all