Research Assistant - Grant

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Employment: Full Time

Job Description
Research assistant position is available in the Department of Genetics and Genomics, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University. The position is on Pharmacogenomics research and implementation in cardiovascular disease.

The position is initially for one year with a salary in the range of 5000-8000 UAE Dirhams per month, commensurate with training and experience.

The UAE is an open and tolerant society and clearly one of the most attractive places to live and work in the Middle East. The United Arab Emirates University is situated in the city of Al-Ain. Abu Dhabi and Dubai are only an hour's drive from Al-Ain.


Minimum Qualification
The successful candidates should have at least a BSc degree in a biomedical sciences or pharmacy disciplines.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Research experience in more than one of the following research areas: pharmacogenomics, clinical pharmacy, molecular biology, cell bioinformatics, genomics or human molecular.


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.

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