Job Details
Posting Date
18/01/2023 Expiry Date 19/02/2023 Job Reference Number: 2061-2023-01-18T15:29:18
Professor in Molecular and Computational Medicine
Category Faculty Members College of Medicine
College Medicine
Department Department Of Clinical Sciences
Job Purpose

The department of Clinical Sciences at the College of Medicine is seeking to hire highly motivated faculty at the rank of full Professor. The candidate should be specialized in area of genomics/system biology/bioinformatics, preferably with expertise in other OMICS areas, to lead a center of excellence in precision medicine. The candidate should have administrative experience as well as excellent publication record in reputable journals and more than ten years' hands-on-experience in the field. The candidate will coordinate the effort of several research groups for establishing joint-interdisciplinary projects towards achieving specifically set objectives pertaining to precision medicine field. 

Main accountabilities & expectations
  1. The candidate will lead an executive committee that includes the research groups/lines leaders/coordinators within the center.
  2. The candidate will coordinate efforts on bioinformatics and artificial intelligence research and integrate data from different modalities to uncover the molecular and genetic causes of various diseases.
  3. The candidate will coordinate the effort of several research groups for establishing joint-interdisciplinary projects.
  4. Work on achieving specifically set objectives pertaining to precision medicine field.
  5. Acquire technologies to support efforts of center researchers related to precision medicine. 
  6. Promote the center mission and vision in the community and internationally.
  7. Establish national, regional, and international collaborations with precision medicine centers worldwide.
  8. Attract community-based, national and international funding and support for the center
  9. Organize regular training activities related to the theme of the center.
  10. Ensure training of junior faculty/postdocs and graduate students in areas related to theme of the center.

Job Specific Accountabilities -
Required Skills -
Preferred Qualification & Experience
  1. Applicants must have a Ph.D from a recognized university. 
  2. A strong track record of peer- reviewed publications and evidence of leadership is required. 
Job Location University of Sharjah (Main) , University of Sharjah (Main),
  1. Extensive experience in OMICS particularly genomics, epigenome editing, and bioinformatics fields.
  2. Previous experience in establishing research centers and core facility.
  3. Experience in coding.
  4. Having wide network of collaborators at the national, regional, and international levels.
  5. Evidence of leadership in interdisciplinary research is compulsory.
  6. 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 10 and more
Living In UAE Open for all
Nationality All