Job description / Role
Postdoctoral position is available in the newly established Department of Genetics and Genomics at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University. The positions aim to (1) Elucidate the molecular and cellular mechanisms of human conditions including Mendelian disorders, and cancer (2) develop novel biomarker & therapeutics.
Further information can be found on the College of Medicine and Health Sciences website.
The position is supported by a grant from the United Arab Emirates University for three years. Salary is tax-free and is in the range of 11,000-13,000 UAE Dirhams per month, commensurate with training and experience.
Interested candidates should submit electronically their curriculum vitae, brief summary of research goals and names of at least three referees.
The successful candidate should have at least a PhD degree in a biomedical sciences or bioinformatics
Extensive research experience in more than one of the following research areas: molecular biology, bioinformatics, biochemical Genetics, cell biology, genomics, human molecular genetics or protein chemistry.
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.