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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time
Job Duration: Permanent Employment

Job Description

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. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University.

The appointee will be involved in teaching various aspects of Biochemistry to undergraduate medical as well as graduate students at various levels and is expected to pursue an active research program. The specific interests of the Department include: molecular biology/epigenetic of cancer and diabetes, oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysfunction and the effects of environmental agent on immune response, the molecular basis of diseases induced by retroviruses, signal transduction pathways, and neuro degenerative diseases. It is expected that the appointee's research interests and background will add to the expertise of the exciting faculty and bring a different flavor of Biochemistry to the Department.


English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualification

• Candidates for this position must hold a Ph.D or M.D. or equivalent higher professional qualification plus evidence of scholarly publications and provide evidence of undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching experience in Biochemistry

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.

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