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Assistant Professor, Geology

Job Description


The College of Science (COS) at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites highly qualified individuals to apply for a faculty position in computational geosciences alternatively Terrestrial Planetology. The COS seeks candidates who can contribute to its growing undergraduate and graduate programs in Geosciences through excellence in teaching and research. Candidates are expected to have a teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University. The College has undergraduate degrees in geosciences, chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematical science. The college is also home to many MSc and PhD programs. The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is the nation’s premier research university in the UAE and is accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA). The application package should include a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, a brief statement of current and future research interests, evidence of excellence in research, and the names and contact information for three letters of reference. English is the language of instructions and communication in the COS. The job package covers, in addition to the position salary, accommodation, family medical insurance, children’s education benefits up to three children, and yearly roundtrip air tickets for the faculty and his/her family, as well as end of service benefits. All applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/search.jsp. For problems/questions with the online application system, please contact Prof. Hasan Arman (harman@uaeu.ac.ae).


Minimum Qualification


Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in computational geosciences or terrestrial planetology or a closely related field, demonstrated record of research accomplishments and experience in writing and teaching. Practical, industrial, or experience related to any of the areas above is a plus.


Preferred Qualification


Candidates are expected to have teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University. Experience in programing and modelling is required and further experience in application of artificial intelligence and machine learning is a plus.

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Molecular and Genomics

Job Description


The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position to lead the efforts to establish and run a genomics molecular diagnostic laboratory based at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments. Main duties include: Review and sign out technical assay patient results with the highest possible accuracy and quality. Collaborate with the other Laboratory Directors and Laboratory Staff to ensure timely and accurate result reporting. Ensure along with the Laboratory Management Team, that the quality activities of the laboratory are maintained. Ensure application of a comprehensive quality management program Monitor and evaluate key indicators of the quality of the analytical testing process. Ensure compliance with CAP standards. Monitor assay health and trouble-shoot assays that require quality improvement. Provide clinical and technical expertise in support of new initiatives relevant to clinical and molecular testing.


Minimum Qualification


PhD in biological sciences or clinical laboratory science from an accredited institution and certification by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics. Education, training and experience required by CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) to direct a high complexity laboratory. Experience with College of American Pathology (CAP) accreditation requirements and good medical practice.


Preferred Qualification


Experience working as a Clinical Laboratory Director.


Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences

Department Pathology - (CMHS)

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Academic - Faculty

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Assistant/ Associate Professor in Biochemistry

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver courses to students in the specified discipline areas of study, considering and aiming to achieve the three (3) fundamental university standards: Teaching, Research, and Services.
  • Evaluate and monitor individual student progress and provide feedback to sustain student success.
  • Conduct high-quality research in his/her own field and publish research outcomes in reputable journals and conferences.
  • Pursuing research in relevant biological sciences and/or pedagogy, organize and manage instructional resources, course outlines, and community networks.
  • Supporting and expanding curricular development in Biochemistry in consonance with other basic medical science subjects and linking to clinical sciences.
  • Actively seek out methods, procedures, and resources to best achieve course objectives.
  • Support and participate in accreditation initiatives.
  • Maintain relationships with students that are conducive to learning.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Basic medical degree (MBBS/MD).
  • Earned Ph.D. Degree in Biochemistry directly or a closely related field.
  • Have a medical background.
  • Display evidence of ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: basic and clinical biochemistry, molecular medicine, and genetics.
  • Previous experience teaching in an integrated systems-based curriculum will be highly desirable.
  • Previous involvement in Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and Team-Based Learning (TBL) educational processes (i.e., development, tutor-guide preparation, facilitation, assessment) will be highly desirable.
  • The candidate must be able to communicate in English.
  • Advanced use of technology in the education process (delivering classes via presentations, using e-learning systems, reports).

Skills Required:

  • Ability to communicate in English effectively, orally, and in writing.
  • Dedication to continued professional development and scholarship.
  • Engaging in scholarly work that is of very high quality as evidenced by external peer review.
  • Exhibit strong pedagogic skills and remain proficient and current in their disciplines.
  • Ability to develop and lead high-quality research.
  • Ability to provide academic advising for students.
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple diverse communities.
  • Familiarity with Learning Management Systems (LMS).
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NYUAD Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Science (Biology) - Prof. Stephane Boissinot

Description:

The Boissinot Laboratory in the Division of Science at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks to appoint a Post-Doctoral Associate starting September 1, 2021. The successful applicant will study population genetics and functional genomics in anuran adapted to extreme environments. Motivated applicants with a strong background in evolutionary biology and who are interested in leading cross-disciplinary research are encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Biology. Significant experience in one or more of the following is strongly desired: population genetics, phylogenetics, genomics. Experience working with anurans is also desired. Excellent communication skills in English, the ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams, and scientific creativity are essential.

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests and three letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Stephane Boissinot at sb5272@nyu.edu.

About NYUAD:

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU's global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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Full/Associate Professor in Human Nutrition

CHS Mission

In alignment with Qatar Vision 2030, our mission is to develop competent student graduates duly prepared for careers in health science-related disciplines who will contribute to the delivery of optimal health care. 

It is worth mentioning that as members of QU, CHS faculty members have excellent opportunities to secure intramural and extramural funding for their research ideas.  Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is major source of research funding, with individual project funding limit exceeding 1million/project (5million exceptional projects) along with student research funding programs. As the national and largest University in the country, Qatar University is the recipient of most of QNRF awards, with many research- active faculty members able to win multiple grants.   


Duties & Responsibilities    


Teach courses in the area of expertise such as but not limited to human nutrition, nutrition assessment, medical nutrition therapy, clinical pediatric nutrition, food chemistry, research methods, research project and thesis at the postgraduate and undergraduate level.

Contribute to various committees at the Program, College, and University level 

Contribute to the research profile of College through research publications 

Serve as student advisor

Other responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department 

Qualifications  


Ph.D. in the Clinical Nutrition - Registered Dietitian status would be preferable

Applicant should demonstrate active role in both collaborating on and leading independent research, including grant writing and submission.

Strong peer reviewed publication record

Experience in teaching and supervising post graduate degrees

Ability lead as well as to function as a strong collaborator on a multidisciplinary team

Familiar with Educational technologies used in higher education sector 

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Required Documents        


Academic:


Current Curriculum Vitae.

Cover letter with a reflection of research background, as demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals, grant funding, and stature appropriate for a full-time faculty appointment

Teaching, research, and service philosophy. 

Three referees’ contact information (physical and email addresses as well their telephone contact).

Copy of highest earned credential (transcript of highest degree if graduated from an institution where coursework was completed. However, if no course work was completed, an copy of certificate letter from the registrar of your highest credential granting institution regarding your highest academic degree).

Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.

Benefits        


Academic:


A three-year renewable contract.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Tax-free salary.     

Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies.

Annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QU HR policies.

Educational allowance for candidate's children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies.

Private health care and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies.

Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies.

End-of-contract indemnity.


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Lecturer / Public Health Programs

The position

The College of Health Sciences is seeking to recruit a qualified candidate for a position in Public Health at the level of Teaching Assistant, starting in fall 2020.  The appointee will assist faculty members and coordinators of B.Sc. and MPH programs in planning, assessing and administering the courses. There will also be some independent teaching, particularly tutorial sessions and student work-groups, in addition to student advisory role. 


Application Deadline: 15/7/2021


Position Category: Academic


Employment Type: Full Time


Position Term: Three Years


 


Duties and Responsibilities   


Teach courses in biostatistics at the undergraduate level

Teach independently introductory and/or other professional and technical–based courses.

Prepare and deliver lectures, tutorials and practical classes

Assess and evaluate student assignments and grade student performance

Organize and conduct field trips and supervise internship and field studies

Serve on departmental or faculty committees dealing with general departmental and administrative concerns, as assigned by Head of Department.

Support research activities in the department  

Contribute to academic advising and assist in Department/College events

Other responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department

Required Qualifications and Desired Competencies   


Master degree or higher in biostatistics or a similar field

Experience in teaching biostatistics to public health and/or medical students in an academic or clinical setting 

Effective classroom teaching and presentation skills

Familiarity with educational technologies in higher education

Research skills and administrative skills

Flexibility in dealing with various academic and administrative tasks 

Excellent written and oral communication skills 

Ability to communicate clearly with students on an individual basis or in small groups and to liaise with faculty members

Arabic language is preferable 

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Methodology Development in Bioinformatics

Description


The Computer Science (CS) program and Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC) of the Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for faculty positions at all ranks in methodology development in bioinformatics.


Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or related fields, as well as a strong publication record in the top-tier venues of their respective areas. While the outstanding candidates in related fields will be considered, we are particularly interested in the following areas: 1) novel algorithm and method development in bioinformatics; and 2) data science and AI technique development in health or bioscience. The KAUST CS program offers a unique combination of an intellectually stimulating environment and access to world-class facilities, including KAUST’s 5 Petaflop/s Shaheen-2 supercomputer. KAUST's unique funding and organizational structure allows faculty to prioritize their research program over other professional activities.


KAUST (https://www.kaust.edu.sa) is an international, graduate level research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education, and innovation. Located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia, KAUST offers superb research facilities, generous assured research funding, and internationally competitive salaries, attracting top international faculty, scientists, engineers, and students to conduct curiosity-driven and goal-oriented research to address the world’s pressing scientific and technological challenges.​


Application packages should include:


A cover letter;

A complete curriculum vitae with the full list of publications;

A research statement;

A teaching statement;

A list of referees.

Because of the high volume of applications that we receive, only applications submitted through the online form will be considered. Applications will be evaluated as soon as they are received, and will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering

Description


Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Deep Genomics Analysis for Biology


Position Description:


The Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division (BESE) at King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) is accepting applications for several faculty positions (Open Rank: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) in the broad area of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence for Deep Genomics Analysis across all areas of Biology. Candidates applying for a position of Assistant Professor should have an excellent potential for high impact research. Candidates applying for Associate and Full Professor positions should have a distinguished track record in research and a strong commitment to service, mentoring, teaching at the graduate level and making an impact in interdisciplinary research. Applications at any rank and of any demographic will be considered, although female candidates and junior researchers are particularly encouraged to apply.


KAUST is seeking candidates with an established track record of research in one of the subareas of Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence, with special reference to method development and applications such as Deep Convolutional Networks, Generative Adversarial Networks and Bioinformatics with specialization in Genomics. Application areas in Biology include cell and molecular biology, food genomics, plant genomics, and marine genomics. Successful candidates will have a PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Bioengineering, Statistics, or related fields, as well as a strong publication record in the top-tier venues of their respective areas.


These positions are part of a strategic expansion of KAUST in the areas of Smart Health, Bioengineering, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.


KAUST offers a unique combination of an intellectually stimulating environment, relevant medical and biological research problems, and access to relevant data and world-class facilities, including KAUST’s 5 petaflops Shaheen-2 supercomputer and GPU clusters. KAUST's unique funding and organizational structure allows faculty to prioritize their research program over other professional activities.


Basic Qualifications: PhD with 2-3 years of Postdoctoral training.


Additional Qualifications:


Demonstrated commitment to research and teaching is desired. Dependent upon experience, candidates should provide evidence of strong scholarly potential and the interest and capacity to make novel and impactful discoveries in a collaborative setting.


KAUST (https://www.kaust.edu.sa/en), located on the shores of the Red Sea in Thuwal (80km north of Jeddah) in Saudi Arabia, is an international graduate-level research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through bold and collaborative research and to addressing challenges of regional and global significance. For more information about KAUST, please visit http://www.kaust.edu.sa. More information about the Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division (BESE) is available at http://bese.kaust.edu.sa/.


The first round of applications will be reviewed beginning March 15, 2020 and positions will remain open until filled.


Application Instructions


Please upload the following documents:


Cover letter

Curriculum Vitae which includes full publication list

Research Statement (4 pages maximum)

Teaching Statement (2 pages maximum) including teaching philosophy and an outline of 1-2 graduate course(s) to be taught

Diversity Statement (2 pages maximum) describing commitment and strategies to promote diversity and inclusion in a research and teaching environment

For an Assistant Professor position: the names and contact information for at least 4 references

For Associate and Full Professor positions: a list of names and contact information for referees who have positions in academic or industrial research laboratories of a rank higher or equivalent to that of the candidate

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Assistant Professor, Chemical and Petroleum

Job Description


The Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering (CPE) at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) invites application for a full-time faculty position in Petroleum Engineering at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. Recognized for its academic excellence, the UAEU consistently ranks among the top universities in the region. All engineering programs, including the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) and The Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the UAE. The successful candidate is expected to teach and develop undergraduate and postgraduate courses, establish a productive research and secure research funds internally and externally, supervise M.Sc. and PhD students, and participate in committees at the Department, College and University levels. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering with a strong track record in research. To apply for this position, interested candidates should submit, as a single PDF document, a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and contact information for at least three professional references through the Jobs@UAEU page (https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/search.jsp) For further information, please contact Head of the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department, Prof. Sulaiman Al-Zuhair (s.alzuhair@uaeu.ac.ae@uaeu.ac.ae).


Minimum Qualification


Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Petroleum Engineering. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. Industrial and professional experience is a plus.


Preferred Qualification


A good publication record in reputable journals

Ability to secure research funds, both internally and externally

Ability to develop and effectively teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses

Strong communication skills

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Research Associate in the Division of Science (Physics) - Prof. Joseph Gelfand

Description:

Prof. Joseph Gelfand in the Division of Science (Program of Physics) at New York University Abu Dhabi seeks a research associate to work on multi-wavelength investigations of galaxy evolution.

The successful applicant will lead a project on the generation and impact of kpc-scale outflows on the evolution of their host galaxies.  In particular, they will be responsible for:

  • the reduction and analysis of optical IFU spectral data on galaxies, as obtained by the SDSS-IV MaNGA project of which NYU Abu Dhabi is an institutional member,
  • deriving the physical properties of the galaxy's stellar population and ionized gas,
  • comparing these properties with those derived at other wavebands,
  • and interpreting these results in the context of current theoretical and observational research in this field.

The candidate will work in a rich research environment consisting of PhD-level scientists, graduate students and undergraduate students works on a wide array of astronomical projects.

Applicants must have a PhD in physics, astronomy, or related field.  Demonstrated excellence in the analysis IFU (or similar) datasets relevant to this project are required.

For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests and three letters of reference, all in PDF format. If you have any questions, please email Prof. Joseph Gelfand at jg168@nyu.edu.

The terms of employment are very competitive and include housing and educational subsidies for children. Applications will be accepted immediately and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. 

About NYUAD

NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU's global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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