JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE
The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments.
The College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS), United Arab Emirates University is a research-intensive medical school situated in the city of Al Ain, 160 km east of Abu Dhabi and 120 km south of Dubai. Known as the 'Garden City of the Gulf', Al Ain is based around the ancient 'Burami Oases' which have a history of settlement going back to over 5000 years. It is a modern city with every amenity and with over 100,000 hectares of trees and plants. English is widely used in the UAE.
The Medical School was founded in 1986 and is housed in a purpose-built state-of-the-art facility with the mission to "train medical graduates and postgraduates of internationally recognized quality, specifically attuned to the needs and aspirations of the UAE and its culture. This is to be achieved by excellence in teaching, research and service directed to the needs of the community". English is the language of instruction.
The UAE is an open and tolerant society and clearly one of the most attractive places to live and work in the Middle East. Faculty receives tax-free salary, generous leave, and support for accommodation/furnishings, annual airfares, educational assistance for up to three children, and international conferences.
The appointee will be involved in all phases of medical education at CMHS, including curriculum and course planning, lectures, tutorials, seminars, practical sessions and in facilitating problem-based learning sessions.
Applicants must complete the Online Application Form and attach a full CV and publication list, names/address/fax/email of five referees, and a comprehensive letter indicating depth of interest, experience, and suitability for the post.
College of Medicine & Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer. It will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, or any other factor made unlawful by applicable laws and regulations. CMHS committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
Candidates for this position must have a PhD or MD (by thesis) and have experience in teaching two or more of the following areas: gross anatomy, neuroscience and human embryology.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.
As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.
UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.