Job description / Role
The Institute of Public Health (IPH) at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University, is seeking to appoint a full-time Instructor to contribute to its teaching and research activities in Public Health Genomics. We are looking to appoint a suitable candidate with training, experience and achievements in the field of Public Health Genomics.
The successful candidate will also share administrative work in the IPH and the College of Medicine including serving on committees, invigilating examinations and contributing to student assessments.
Prospective applicants are expected to have the ability to work independently and take academic initiatives. Demonstrated awareness of cultural, privacy and confidentiality issues as well as good team working skills and flexibility with working hours is expected. Fluency in English is required. A working knowledge of additional languages such as Arabic, Urdu/Hindi or other languages will be an advantage.
The Instructor must hold a master degree and doctoral degree in Public Health from an accredited university. Applicants should have teaching and research experience in the field of Public Health and overall practical and academic experience in the above field.
DrPH or PhD in Public Health with special emphasis on genomics.
Applicants should have a track record in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level. The successful candidate will contribute to programs of undergraduate and graduate teaching, including the MPH and PhD programs as well as professional training. He/she will be coordinating courses and supervise students. The IPH has a thriving graduate teaching program and currently has 23 PhD students and 35 MPH students. Academic rank will be commensurate to qualifications. Furthermore, (s)he should be accomplished in conducting and supervising research projects. Experience with qualitative research methods are essential. It is expected that (s)he will have published their research findings in peer-reviewed international scientific journals. A key requirement for the successful candidate will be their ability to serve as the principal investigator in research projects relevant to public health genomics. Particular skills in developing strong links with other educational establishments, health authorities, hospitals, government agencies and other institutions in the UAE and the wider region will be considered an important qualification. Experience in international collaboration is preferred. The successful candidate will have ample opportunities to collaborate with colleagues in the College of Medicine and other UAEU colleges in addition to local and regional institutions
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.