Job Details
Posting Date
11/01/2023 Expiry Date 11/02/2023 Job Reference Number: 2058-2023-01-11T10:44:19
Post Doc – Environmental Resources Conservation and Protection Research Group -Environmental Bioscience line
Category Research
College Departments
Department Rise - Research Institute of Sciences and Engineering
Job Purpose

A postdoc position is available at the Research institute of Sciences & Engineering (RISE) in the general area of environmental resources conservation and protection, specifically environmental microbial surveillance, risk assessment and genomics.  The postdoc will join a group of researchers involved in studies related to water/wastewater quality, treatment, and reuse;  environmental monitoring and genomics, and reservoirs of antimicrobial resistance.  Special interest include risk assessment of emerging pollutants and application of bioinformatics pipelines in elucidation of microbial community dynamics.  The candidate is expected to lead projects and work with existing researchers on ongoing projects.

RISE has excellent research facilities and an active research environment, Researchers in RISE work with various research centers and research groups.  Visit us at:

Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. Conduct research and prepare scientific publications.
  2. Assist in supervising RAs and graduate students' work.
  3. Assist in preparing research grant applications.

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

The applicant should possess a doctorate in Environm ental Microbiology or related disciplines.

Applicants should include:

  1. A summary of project research experience,
  2. CV, including publications
  3. names and contact information of two references.

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
  1. Computer knowledge: MS Word & Excel.
  2. Strong knowledge on bioinformatics pipelines.
  3. Knowledge and experience in environmental monitoring.
  4. Knowledge and experience in molecular microbiology.
  5. Knowledge and experience in multiple areas of relevant research.
  6. Two years' work experience in conducting relevant research.
  7. Fluent in written and spoken English.
  8. Proven record in publishing research outcomes in journals and conferences.
  9. Strong experimental and analytical experience,
  10. Strong communication skills,
  11. Team spirit and high potential for engagement ion collaborative work

Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 1 or more
Living In UAE Open for all
Nationality All