Job Details
Posting Date
13/09/2022 Expiry Date 13/10/2022 Job Reference Number: 1947-2022-09-13T13:36:57
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Genetics
Category Faculty Members College of Medicine
College Medicine
Department Basic Medical Sciences Department
Job Purpose

The college of medicine and Sharjah Institute for medical Research (SIMR) are seeking to hire highly motivated faculty at the rank of Assistant /Associate Professor Level and in the area of genetics preferably with expertise in gene editing. The candidate should have excellent publication record in reputable journal and more than five years' hands-on-experience in the field. The candidate will spend 50% of his/her time conducting research in Sharjah institute for medical research and 50% of his /her will be teaching courses in the college of medicine at undergraduate and post graduate level. the UOS offers generous and benefit packages including tax free competitive salary commensurate with the candidate qualification and experienced, furnished accommodation, full paid house utilities, annual round trip ticket, children educational allowance and family health insurance.

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Main accountabilities & expectations
  • The candidate will spend 50% of his/her time conducting research in Sharjah Institute for Medical Research and 50% of his/her will be teaching courses in the college of Medicine.
  • Maintain an independent competitive research program.
  • Supervise postdocs, graduate students and technical personnel in research projects on gene editing, genetics and pathogenesis diseases and in particular cancer.
  • Apply for external funding - both national and international.
  • Teach courses in his/her field of expertise to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Job Specific Accountabilities --
Required Skills --
Preferred Qualification & Experience

Applicants must have a Ph.D. from a recognized university or related field. The candidate should have a successful postdoctoral training experience with a record of research excellence A strong track record of peer- reviewed publications and evidence of skills for teaching is required

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

  • Extensive experience in genetics preferably, editing field utilizing techniques such as CRISPER and knock down both in vitro and in animals.
  •  Experience in genetics and pathogenesis of diseases preferably in the cancer field.
  • Understanding of Human and mouse genetics.
  • Knowledge of bioinformatics and in silico analysis will be a great asset.
  • The incumbent is expected to complement and collaborate with research groups with expertise in basic and translational immunology, microbial pathogenesis.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enable him/her to smoothly interact with staff and faculty at the institute  and the college .

Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 5 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
Nationality All