Avian Cell and Molecular Biology - Postdoctoral Fellow

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-847

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
We are seeking a dedicated and talented full-time cell culture postdoc to join KCGEB with experience in Avian Cell and Molecular Biology. The successful candidate should have a strong background in molecular and cell biology techniques including primordial culture of cell lines, cell transfection, and recombinant protein expression etc. They will play an important role within the research group and they will be expected to participate in experimental design, conduct experiments, and maintain detailed records. The position is available immediately, and will ideally start early 2021.


Minimum Qualification
- A PhD degree in Molecular Cell biology, Biology, biochemistry, or other related subject with 1-2 years of experience

Preferred Qualification
- A PhD degree in Molecular Cell biology, Biology, biochemistry, or other related subject with 1-2 years of experience

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
- Prepare reagents, buffers, and growth media.
- Cell and molecular biology techniques including working under aseptic technique, primordial cell culture (thawing, passaging, and cryopreservation of cells) and other cell culture protocols.
- Transfection of cells, recombinant expression and functional assay of proteins.
- Technical proficiency in operation of standard cell biology laboratory equipment including microscopes, laminar flow biological safety cabinet, plate readers, liquid handlers, centrifuges and pipettes.
- Excellent attention to detail, strong documentation skills, and ability to communicate effectively results and observations to colleagues in one-to-one and team meetings.
- Excellent organizational, technical, follow instructions and trouble-shooting skills with attention to detail
- Ability to learn new techniques, multitask, and keeps accurate records and can work independently and has a positive attitude.

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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