Job Details
Posting Date
13/09/2022 Expiry Date 13/10/2022 Job Reference Number: 1945-2022-09-13T10:45:48
Full Professor of Pediatric Dentistry
Category Faculty Members College of Dentistry
College College of Dental Medicine
Department Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry
Job Purpose

The College of Dental Medicine at the University of Sharjah is seeking a well-qualified candidate for a full-time position in Pediatric Dentistry. The suitable applicant should have a proven record of undergraduate teaching and research, as the College forges a research culture, and aspires to be the leading dental school in the Gulf region.

Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. The appointee should have experience in heading the discipline of paediatric dentistry and be able to improve the curriculum for undergraduate teaching as well as help develop curriculum for postgraduate teaching.
  2. The appointee should have an excellent research record and help contribute to multidisciplinary research in any of the three Research Groups, namely, Wound Healing and Oral Diagnostics, Biomaterials and Biomimetics, and Biofilms in Health and Disease.
  1. The successful candidate is expected to provide clinical services in the Centre of Excellence under the governance of University of Sharjah.

Job Specific Accountabilities

Continuous Improvement

  1. Provide input to enhance the department's policy and procedures, and follow all relevant processes, standard operating procedures, and instructions to ensure that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.


Systems, Processes and Reports

  1. Generate relevant reports and ensure that they are prepared timely and accurately, and meet the department's requirements and standards.

Required Skills

Excellent verbal and written communication in English. 

Preferred Qualification & Experience

  • BDS or DDS, and PhD or equivalent doctoral degree
  • At least  3-year structured clinical training, Master in Dental Surgery (MDS)/ fellowship or board certification in the area of specialization from a recognized authority
  • Experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical supervision
  • Proven record of research
  • Applicant must hold a valid full dental licence in the area of specialization
  • Applicant must be eligible for UAE Ministry of Health specialist dental license

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

Behavioral CompetencyDescription
Integrity & Respect
  • Promote an openness, honesty and sincerity work environment in all communications with both internal and external customer.
  • Respect UOS core values, the dignity and culture-diversity of all members of the university's community.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in the face of change and respond positively to unexpected and rapidly changing work conditions.
  • Open to new ideas and initiatives relevant to own area of work.
  • Able to communicate effectively with a wide range of colleagues, by showing interest and carefully listening to their needs.
  • Keep people accurately informed and up to date.
  • Use clear, understandable language appropriate to the receiver.
  • Time Management: Determine the appropriate allocation of time.
  • Task Management: Balance conflicting priorities in order to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential projects, and meet critical deadlines.
Conflict Management
  • Address conflicts by focusing on the issues at hand to develop effective solutions when disagreements occur.
  • Work to resolve conflict among team members by showing respect for others' opinions and working toward agreeable solutions.
Accountability & Accuracy
  • Deliver work of a high standard of quality and according to procedures, rules and  regulations.
  • Accept full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member.
  • Display a strong commitment to organizational success.

Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 3 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
Nationality All