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Instructor of Surgery

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Ref: RP749-389

Job description / Role

Job Description
Surgical clerkships are an essential part of our medical students (undergraduates) education at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences at UAEU. There are two clerkships in our undergraduate curriculum: the Junior and Senior Surgical clerkships which cover a wide range of surgical problems; each lasts for 8 weeks. The diversity of clinical services at SEHA facilities in Al-Ain City improves student exposure to surgical patients.

We are seeking a properly qualified surgeon to work as an Instructor at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences ate UAE University. Duties of the candidate include teaching medical students (undergraduates) in general, thoracic and vascular surgery. Clinical services in the affiliated SEHA teaching hospitals will be related mainly to the educational activities. The candidate is expected to help in the educational, research, and administrative activities of the Department of Surgery as requested. The candidate will also counsel and guide our students and provide their adequate support.


Minimum Qualification
Applicants must be medically qualified from a recognized college of medicine and have a specialty degree of surgical training.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
Being of good professional standing. Currently registered as a Surgical Specialist by the Department of Health of Abu-Dhabi with an active license. Have clinical experience in general surgery, thoracic surgery and vascular surgery. Have proper teaching experience.

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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