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Laboratory Instructor, Pathology Laboratory

Brief DescriptionUnder general supervision and instructions from the line manager, Lab Instructor - Pathology is expected to provide support services by performing technical work in a laboratory, prepare orders for laboratory materials, prepare material for laboratory activity, maintain adequate laboratory supplies, ensure that all equipment are in working order and performs related duties as required.The role requires individuals to undertake duties that require considerable technical knowledge and ability in the assigned field of specialization.  The incumbent is expected to exercise independent judgement in the performance of duties and will be responsible for ensuring a safe working environment, supervising staff and students in the laboratory or classroom environments, maintain adequate stocks of all laboratory supplies, ensure that equipment is in working order and adequate records.Operational ResponsibilitiesEnsure a safe working laboratory environment at CMHS, Khalifa University.Support the delivery of teaching and learning(T&L) activities of the CMHS.Support the research and development (R&D) activities of the CMHS.Prepare class demonstrations and experiments working from knowledge of the subject area, reference materials, course outline,and without specific instructions.Ensure that inventories, orders,receives, and stocks materials, supplies, and equipment for laboratory use are maintained.Issue and maintain records on materials loaned to students and staff.Demonstrate and provide instruction to students in proper use and care of laboratory materials and equipment;Assist in maintaining security of laboratories,laboratory equipment, supplies, and materialsPrepare and dispense solutions and chemical materials used for lab classes which may include reagents, chemicals, acids, bases,buffers, stains, and unknowns.Prepare stains, solutions, and preservatives by mixing, bottling, and labeling.Order, receive, and provide care for live laboratory specimens and storage of preserved specimens including human cadavers.Clean up after each laboratory session by washing, and if necessary, sterilizing tools, equipment, and supplies.Will be required to calibrate,maintain, and perform repairs on scientific equipment and supplies.Will be required to assist faculty in assembling printed class materials.Will be required to maintain expenditure records and provide data for budget estimates.Monitors production of, collects,and processes hazardous waste materials and toxic chemicals resulting from lab classes,collects and properly stores biohazard waste.Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly.Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed.Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesProvide coaching, guidance and mentoring to students and some external stakeholders (e.g. standardized patients) as well as staff, as directed, to enhance the internal capabilities of the team and ensure the achievement of established objectives and plans.Recommend appropriate training courses as per the pre-determined training needs, evaluate their effectiveness, and monitor their results.Required QualificationsA minimum of a Master’s degree in a related field (e.g. biomedical science) or equivalent combination of education/experience in the designated field of specialty for this position.First aid certificate is mandatory.  This can be completed upon taking up this role.Required ExperienceThis role requires at least 4-5-yearsof related experience in a field of biomedical science or specializing in the nominated discipline for this role. The successful applicant must also have the following experience:Have the ability to troubleshoot basic hardware/software issues. Experience with statistical software package (i.e.SPSS) would be an advantage.Worked in a team - works collaboratively with others to maximize individual and team effectiveness in order to achieve required service levels.Excellent organizational skills and the ability to demonstrate initiative.Good written and verbal communication and reporting capabilityLearns quickly and responds effectively to changing operational needs and circumstances. Solving every-day student and staff issues by quickly identifying possible corrective measures and recommending/ selecting the best solution.The following attributes will be considered advantageous:Experience with health related learning technology and/or simulation.Experience in a clinical environment.Customer focused and excellent interpersonal skills.How To ApplyShould you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (RecruitmentTeam@ku.ac.ae).
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Research Assistant

BRIEF DESCRIPTIONTo provide high-quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University .Ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communicationDETAILED DESCRIPTION    Strategic ResponsibilitiesExciting opportunity to work in a dynamic interdisciplinary research group whose focus is to determine biomarkers associated with the high prevalence of diabetes in the UAE. As a research assistant working in the Department of Chemistry, you will have the unique opportunity of utilizing your analytical chemistry skills within the burgeoning field of metabonomics enabling new biomarker discoveries associated with non-communicable diseases.Operational ResponsibilitiesThe operational responsibilities of the RA include:Provide technical experience in carrying out the research projectsAssist in the design of experiments, techniques, and protocolsCollect and analyze data from experimental procedures and discuss results with the principal investigatorDocument experimental results and maintain an organized laboratory notebookPublish research results in a journal appropriate to the field in a timely manner, and may present findings in a meetingAssist in general laboratory operationSupervisory ResponsibilitiesContribute to University-wide working groups or committees as requestedFosters service by contributing to the community at large in a participatory, developmental, and advisory capacitySupport and participate in research activitiesJOB REQUIREMENTS    Required QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or any related science majorA minimum of 2 years of experience is requiredCandidate must be able to work independentlyRequired ExperienceAnalytical instrumentation 1H NMR, HPLC, and MS-based technologiesMust demonstrate a proven track record of, or high potential for, high-quality scientific research, as evidenced by their publication records and/or letters of recommendationCandidates interested in translational research and entrepreneurship are encouraged to applyDesirable ExperienceExperience in metabon(l)omics and utilizing mathematical programming tools such as R or MATLAB.Interested applicants must sent their updated CV to selena.richards@ku.ac.ae. HOW TO APPLYA complete application includes curriculum vitae, cover letter, photo, and the names and contact information of three references.Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (recruitmentteam@ku.ac.ae).
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Science Technician

Job DescriptionAldar Academies are seeking an outstanding Science Technician for Al Bateen Academy commencing as soon as possible.Al Bateen Academy is located in the centre of the city of Abu Dhabi and is a hugely popular school based in a vibrant community. The school is a high achieving British and IB World School (Years 7 to 13) easily exceeding IB Diploma global averages year on year and achieving outstanding I/GCSE results. The school recently expanded into primary years, starting with FS2 to Year 3, and this will develop each year to include a full primary provision, FS1 to Year 6. The Primary Years Programme (PYP) is an exciting addition and will eventually provide the community with an all through school from FS1 to Year 13 offering PYP, UK and IB Diploma options.This is an exciting opportunity to join the highly successful Aldar family of schools and to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi s leading school group.The successful candidate will be closely aligned with the core values and ethos of Aldar Academies and Al Bateen Academy and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the values of the region.ResponsibilitiesMaintenance, preparation and cleaning of laboratoryequipmentOrganisation and maintenance of efficient storage systemsfor equipment and materialsPrepare and provide equipment for lessonsPreparation of laboratory solutionsStock control including preparing lists of replacements asrequiredAssist with completing and collating of the annual order forthe Science DepartmentAssist with Reprographic work as requiredTo undertake such other duties as may reasonably bedetermined by the Head of Science / Senior Science TechniciaQualifications:A Level/NVQ/High School Certificate (will need to beattested)Excellent literacy and communication skills (both writtenand spoken) as a large part of the role involves communicating with SLT, Headsof Department, students and parentsOverall the successful candidate will be an enthusiastic,solution focused professional who has a flexible approach to work, one who iswilling to take initiative, work as part of a team in an high achievingorganisation and hit the ground runningExperience with working in an educational setupTeam playerAn ability to work under pressureEffective time managerOrganisedAn ability to accept directionAn A Level in Science would be an advantageReliable, positive and solution focusedAppreciation of the importance of high standards
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Assistant Professor(Biochemistry)

Job DescriptionAl-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University is a global model of teaching, learning and research excellence and community service based on the genuine islamic teachings and values. Al Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University nurtures the knowledge, creativity and moral values of male and female students to acquire the leadership skills and serve their home country through providing activities of high quality leaning, teaching, scientific researchm, and community service.The Candidates must be MBBS+ MD (PhD) with 3 years in academic teaching experience as Assistant Professor.Job DetailsThe Candidates must be MBBS+ MD (PhD) with 3 years in academic teaching experience as Assistant Professor.SummaryJob Reference : APB_MANExperience : 2-3Location : ar-RiyadJob Type : permanentIndustry Type : Education/Teaching/Training/AcademicCategory Type : Assistant Professor(Biochemistry)Key Skills : Education/Teaching/Training/AcademicRole : Education/Teaching/Training/AcademicSalary : NegotiableEducation : MBBS + MD (PhD)Contact DetailContact Person : Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic UniversityEmail Id :Contact Number: 8130877553
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Assistant/Associate Professor in Plant Ecology

Job description The Department of Biology wishes to appoint a field-oriented plant ecologist at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The candidate should be passionate and innovative teacher with the ability to lead field-based programs. The candidate must have the ability to teach angiosperm biology and plant physiology. The ability to teach biostatistics will be highly regarded. Previous experience with arid region biology would also be a strong advantage as would experience with advanced skills such as remote sensing, GIS, or use of molecular markers. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong field-based research program.Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field and at least two years teaching experience and a record of publications in well-reputed international journals. The application must include a curriculum vitae, degree certificates, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Please send an email to the Head of Biology, Dr. Aisha Al Khayat Al Shehi (scibiol@squ.edu.om) Closing date of application is February 28, 2021.Apart from an attractive tax-free salary, SQU offers:· Free furnished accommodation· Free medical care in government hospitals in Oman· Excellent recreational facilities on campus·  End-of-service gratuity· Subsidized schooling for up to two children· 60 days annual leave with return air tickets for the staff, eligible spouse and 2 children· Rolling three-year contracts on mutual agreement
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Assistant/Associate Professor in Animal Ecology

Job description The Department of Biology at Sultan Qaboos University wishes to appoint a field-oriented animal ecologist at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The candidate should be passionate and innovative teacher with the ability to lead field-based programs and prepare students to meet the environmental challenges of the 21st century. The candidate can work with any animal group including birds, reptiles or invertebrates in either terrestrial or marine habitats. The ability to teach biostatistics will be highly regarded. We are particularly interested in applicants that can lead a strong field-based research program based on Oman’s natural environment.The applicant should have a PhD in a relevant field and at least two years teaching experience and a record of publications in well-reputed international journals. The application must include a curriculum vitae, degree certificates, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Please send an email to the Head of Biology, Dr. Aisha Al Khayat Al Shehi (scibiol@squ.edu.om) Closing date of application is February 28, 2021.Apart from an attractive tax-free salary, SQU offers:· Free furnished accommodation· Free medical care in government hospitals in Oman· Excellent recreational facilities on campus·  End-of-service gratuity· Subsidized schooling for up to two children· 60 days annual leave with return air tickets for the staff, eligible spouse and 2 children· Rolling three-year contracts on mutual agreement
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3D Visualiser

Accountable ToHead of Emerging ScopeResponsible forTo be responsible for the management, preparation and controlling all CAD drawings to support the Emerging Scope team, and assist in the provision of relevant drawings, plans, layouts, data to prospect other business units within Abu Dhabi Ports (AD PortsWorking RelationshipGovernment authorities / stakeholdersConsultantObjectives and Role ProfileTo be responsible for the management, preparation and controlling all CAD drawings to support the Emerging Scope team, and assist in the provision of relevant drawings, plans, layouts, data to prospect other business units within Abu Dhabi Ports (AD Ports). Transform this CAD Drawing and any graphical ideas like pictures, written texts or images into realistic 3-dimensional graphics that are easy to understand and are attractive and eye-appealing .To work as an effective team member of Programme Management (PM) division and to primarily serve and assist the unit’s infrastructure needs pertaining to CAD and drafting related issues.Key Tasks and Performance IndicatorsCreate realistic and detail 3D drawing as well as produce clean rendering of the models.Draft and produce technical Auto CAD Drawings.Assisting Engineers, Architects in space planning and design details.Enhancing images and adding special effects creativelyManage database of CAD drawings in relation to AD Ports projects and contractsManage the CAD revisions update and ensure delivery of up-to-date versionsSupport the ETS teams and senior management in providing all CAD/ renders services.Monitor and ensure compliance to AD Ports CAD standards, including managing and reviewing incoming CAD drawings/designs from consultants and contractors against AD Ports and other relevant authorities’ standardsPrepare engineering design drawings for other business units as per their request including roads, utilities and all infrastructuresUtilize knowledge of best engineering practices to produce technical drawingsCreating 3D walk-throughs and fly-through in artistic fields.Perform Auto-turn analysis for Industrial Zone tenant plot access road solution in line with government stakeholder’s requirementsEstimate cut & fill quantities to support project execution team in construction and operation.Assist in design model construction, perform material take offs and prepare material lists.Perform other relevant functions in ETS as assigned by the ManagerQualifications/Experience/CompetenciesDiploma in Engineering is a must; Bachelor degree in Engineering is preferred. Certificate on 3D rendering.5-10 years proven experience in the field of CAD is a must5 years minimum experience in UAEAmount of TravelWork At Home
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Trainee – Microbiology

Job Description: Purpose: The trainee will be responsible to perform Microbiology tasks in Quality Control Department. ‎He/She will be requested to adhere with cGMP principles and maintain them in an effective ‎manner. He/She will use computer programs that will undertake handling and data entry such as ‎tables and reports. ‎ Key responsibilities & Accountability: To perform pouring of media plates ‎  To perform sampling and analysis of water samples.‎ To perform environmental monitoring. ‎ Qualifications:  Must be a Graduate of MSc or B.Sc Microbiology ‎  Experience: Preferably Male with 0-2 years of experience. ‎ Training: Key Competencies: Excellent oral and written communication skills. ‎ Has own initiative and can work in a team. ‎ Highly motivated, organized and has a hard working attitude. ‎  Excellent interpersonal and intrapersonal skills. ‎ Must be ready to work in shifts. ‎ Technical Competencies: Knowledgeable with the procedure of Environmental monitoring especially in sterile ‎formulations, procedure for water sampling and analysis.‎  Proficient in MS Office (Word & Excel).
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Pyrotechnics Engineer

Job DescriptionPyrotechnics Engineer will organize research activities according to Development Plan and R&D Manager €™s instructions. Defines technical specifications for chemical to be used in research and development/production process. Together with QC department representatives he/she will organize and execute testing of in-development pyrotechnic charges, according to adopted procedures. pyrotechnics Engineer, when required, will provide professional assistance to the production Pyrotechnics Engineer will give instructions to Technical Assistant in preparations of production technologies. Prepares preliminary technical specifications and new product description. Gives instructions to draftsman/designer for preparation of preliminary drawings. Helps HSE department to prepare appropriate risk assessment/mitigation. Keeps Project documentation up to date. Defines technical specifications for raw materials, tools and equipment required for specific production line. Prepares Requests for raw materials, equipment and tools. Helps HSE in carrying out trainings related to safety issues when working with energetic materials. Provides technical assistance to Production Department when needed. Requirements Previous experience in R&D of non-lethal technologies and pyrotechnics. Experience with non-lethal explosive grenades and projectiles. Experience with spray OC and CS. Experience with pyrotechnic compositions, devices, process and customization. Experience CS Synthesis. Experience with delay compositions recipes and production. Experience with technical documentation. Master's degree in chemical engineering, chemistry or related field.
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Senior Hydrogeologist

Job Description: Liaise with the Planning Authority, Ministry of Environment, and Internal Ashghal Departments and other government departments with reference to issues related to Groundwater quality and quantity affecting drainage as a whole.Formulation of specific projects associated with groundwater occurrence and movement in relation to drainage. Prepare PSA's for the specific projects.Liaison with the various Drainage engineers within Drainage dept. to ensure conformity to the overall plan and to highlights areas prone to drainage problems.To assist In Initiating new work related to groundwater level rising and prepare design briefs for Consultants.To assess qualitative and quantitative groundwater occurrence beneath urban areas.To assist in managing projects related to shallow groundwater monitoring. Reviewing bi Annual monitoring reports prepared by the consultants and suggests Improvements.Supervise drilling and Installation of groundwater monitoring wellsSupervise Installation of automatic data loggers on groundwater monitoring wells and make sure accurate data Is being collected.Supervise the assessment of suitable sites for monitoring In relation to urbanization and associated drainage issues.Supervise the collection of water samples for detailed chemical analysisSupervise the collection of water level data in the fieldReview of the Interpretation of groundwater level and quality data submitted through consultantsReview Pumping test data analystsAssist in developing conceptual and digital groundwater flow and solute transport models.Maintaining and updating these models with new data becoming available.Review of technical reports submitted by consultants related to groundwaterAssist all Drainage engineers in handling geotechnical investigations and reviewing reports.To look for the alternate groundwater disposal options In the light of chemical nature of groundwaterMaintain groundwater related database.Supervise injection wells; all the procedures from designing drilling, Installation and Continuous Injection of TSE/ surface, Groundwater.Provide liaison with KahraMaa, Ministry of Municipality for obtaining relevant permits.To be familiar with International standards of performing various tasks related to Groundwater monitoringTo be acquainted with the administration procedures of the Drainage DeptAudit Consultants submissions in terms of quality and conformance to the requirements of the design briefs.Job Specifications:BSc in Geology/ Hydrogeology from a recognized universityMSc in Geology/ Hydrogeology is highly desirableUp to 15 years’ experience In Groundwater Monitoring and Injection wells in the disciplines of sewerage Infrastructure and storm/ groundwater drainage systemsMinimum of 4 years of relevant working experience with management capacityExperience in groundwater resources assessment, evaluation, and developmentExperience in Automatic data loggers and online portalsExperience in Master Planning/Drainage area/assets studies/ of large areas is desirableExperience in designing of Injection, monitoring and water wells. Drilling, Installation and Development of water wells. Design and execution of aquifer tests as well as Interpretation of the testsExperience in projects involving government departments; public and private organizationsFamiliar with groundwater related software i.e Hydrogeo analyst, Aquifer Pro,AquaChem, VIsual Modfiow, Fefiow,etcCompetent in handling groundwater modelling softwareKnowledge of environmental and safety legislation and requirements would be Advantageous
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