Assistant / Associate Professor / Professor, Anatomy

Job Description

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position. Qualified candidates at all levels will be considered at a rank commensurate with academic accomplishments.

Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and 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 appointee will be involved in all phases of medical education at CMHS, including curriculum and course planning, lectures, tutorials, seminars, practical sessions, and in facilitating problem-based learning sessions.

Applicants must complete the Online Application Form and attach a full CV and publication list, names/address/fax/email of five referees, and a comprehensive letter indicating the depth of interest, experience, and suitability for the post.

English is the language of instruction and communication.

Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualification

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

Preferred Qualification


Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Experience in teaching two or more of the following areas gross anatomy, neuroscience and human embryology.

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences

Department Anatomy - (CMHS)

Job Close Date open until filled

Job Category Academic - Faculty

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Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Science, Biology - Epigenomics of Development


A Post-Doctoral Associate position is available starting in Summer 2023 in the division of Sciences at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD). The position will be based at NYU Abu Dhabi in the research group of Professor Kirsten Sadler Edepli. Our group is collaborative and dedicated to team science. The ideal candidate will be an expert communicator, ambitious and productive leader of their own project as well as enthusiastic in supporting projects that are led by others. The aims of the project are in the area of epigenetic patterning, regulation of liver development, liver regeneration and aging, with the specific project to be defined based on the interest and background of the candidate and goals of the research group at time of hire.

The core responsibilities of the candidate will include:

Mastery of the state-of-the-art in the field of epigenetics in the context of regeneration or organogenesis in mice or zebrafish

Direct the data acquisition, analysis and visualization relevant to a project to study the mechanism by which the repressive epigenome is patterned during development and deciphering the effects of widespread epigenomic changes on development and liver regeneration

Collaborate on projects involving zebrafish development, liver regeneration in mice and epigenomics of non-model organisms

Participating in scientific research as part of a team. The candidate will be responsible for the execution of the research in a collaborative manner, reporting and interpretation of findings and maintaining research records.

Regular sharing of data with the supervisor and the team members as well as international collaborators to communicate and discuss research output and progress.

Publishing research results in top journals and present results at international conferences

Mentoring undergraduate students in research projects.

Position Requirements:

Applicants must hold a recent PhD degree (awarded in 2020 or later) in biological sciences, genetics, genomics, cell biology, bioinformatics or related fields. We seek a creative scientist with demonstrated track record of research using cutting edge imaging and bioinformatics analysis on whole animal models based on based on first author publications/pre-prints. Hands-on experience in genomics, epigenomics and bioinformatics analysis and excellent written, oral scientific communication in English is essential.  Experience using mice or zebrafish as a model organism is highly desirable. 

The terms of employment include highly competitive salary, housing allowance, and other benefits that facilitate a comfortable lifestyle in Abu Dhabi. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. Anticipated start date: Summer 2023.

Required application materials:

A cover letter addressed to Professor Sadler Edepli summarizing research experience, bioinformatics experience and specifying the candidate’s interests in this particular position;

curriculum vitae (including a full list of publications);

Contact contact details for at least 2 scientists who can speak to the candidate’s qualifications as a scientist; one of these letters must come from a previous supervisor. 

All materials must be submitted using the Interfolio platform through the link in our website https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/about/careers.html If you have any questions, you can contact Dr. Edepli at ke27@nyu.edu


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.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer.

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

Sustainability Statement

NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/sustainability

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Research Scientist

About Khalifa University

Khalifa University is ranked 181st in the QS World University Rankings 2023, and the top University in the UAE, with a range of research and academic programs designed to address the entire range of strategic, scientific and industrial challenges facing our rapidly evolving world.

Its world-class faculty and state-of-the-art research facilities provide an unparalleled learning experience to students from the UAE and around the world. Our research and academic activities cover a broad range of disciplines in engineering, science and medicine through our three colleges.

Khalifa University’s research relates to key focus sectors of relevance to the UAE’s strategic economic growth and the technology platforms that serve as foundations for these sectors. The University’s research priorities are addressed in two categories “verticals” and “horizontals”  which jointly cover specific industry and sector needs, technical platforms and expertise.

KU’s focus sectors are Clean and Renewable Energy, Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production, Water and Environment, Healthcare, Aerospace, and Supply Chain and Logistics. Research in these sectors is enhanced by our research platforms of Robotics, AI and Data Science, Information and Communication Technologies, and Advanced Materials and Manufacturing as well as Fundamental Sciences.

Position Overview

KU is seeking an experienced & highly motivated Research Scientist to work on

Functional porous materials/MOFs/ZIFs New polymers and hybrids/Biomaterials 

Candidates should emphasize in their package evidence of high-quality publications as lead author and the potential to do independent research. These positions are initially for one year but are extendable based on satisfactory performance.

As part of the project, the researcher will have access to state-of-the-art research equipment and facilities at the AMCC (URL) and will get an opportunity to work alongside researchers and graduate students from various backgrounds as part of a wider team.

Position Requirements

Experience in Porous materials synthesis and characterization to lead the project Publishing high quality articles in top 10 %  journal of the field as lead author Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager


Candidate Profile

Essential Criteria

PhD from a reputable university in Materials Chemistry/Materials Science or related discipline

At least four (4) years post-doctoral research experience and H-Index in SCOPUS/Google Scholar of at least 8

Expert level knowledge project subject area as evidenced by relevant publications and or patents

Track record of contributing to the writing of successful research grants

A willingness to contribute to a collaborative and supportive team culture

Excellent English language communication skills (verbal and written)

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

The proven ability to lead work on multiple tasks with competing demands and deadlines.

Ability to train and mentor students and support fellow researchers

Highly developed reasoning and problem-solving skills

Desired Criteria

PhD from and/or experience working in a top 200 QS or THE ranked University

High impact first-author publications in top 10% journals in the relevant field

Experience leading competitive research grants as principal investigator or named co-investigator in the project team

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).

Primary Location: Abu Dhabi UAE

Job: Research Scientist

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Job Type: Full-time

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Research Assistant

Job Description

To assist with accessing families with young children and early childhood practitioners in refugee contexts for a research study investigating training needs of early childhood practitioners and supports for caregivers living in complex settings

Minimum Qualification

Masters degree

Preferred Qualification


Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

Contacting participants; arranging and interviewing participants; data analysis and reporting; writing research articles

Division College of Education - (CEDU)

Department Dean's Office - (CEDU)

Job Close Date 31-03-2023

Job Category Academic - Research Assistant

Salary 2,500-5,000 per month

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Post Doctoral Fellow, Genomics / Cancer Therapeutics

Job Description

 Job Purpose

To provide high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University.

The postdoctoral fellow will conduct independent studies to achieve the laboratory research objectives. These include, but are not limited to, gene expression programs particularly at single-cell level, functional genomics, identification of novel therapeutic targets in cancer using genome-wide CRISPR-Cas9 screen, and development of novel therapeutic approaches. 


Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology, Genomics, or a related field.

Required Experience

The ideal candidate should hold a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology or Genomics and Bioinformatics fields with extensive experience in computational Biology.

He/She should have experience in cell culture, molecular biology, functional genomics, PCR, qRT-PCR, cloning, western blot, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy.

He/She should have extensive experience in working with mice including establishing mouse xenograft models, and performing various types of cell injection and drug administration. Experience with IVIS imaging system is highly desirable.

Experience in DNA and RNA library construction for Next Generation Sequencing is also desirable but not essential.

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).

Primary Location : KUK – Khalifa University

Job : Post Doctoral Fellow

Schedule : Regular

Shift : Standard

Job Type : Full-time

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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Marine Big Data Modelling and Integration

Job Description

As part of a major initiative to strengthen its research in marine science, the Marine Science Program (MarS) in the Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering (BESE) Division at KAUST is seeking to expand research, higher education and innovations in the field of Big Data Modelling and Integration. Applications for a faculty position (Open Rank: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor) are invited from highly competitive candidates eager to pursue innovative research addressing fundamental questions and developing cutting–edge technologies for application in marine systems.

We are especially interested in applications from high-caliber scientists who take advantage of KAUST’s unique access to the Red Sea and have expertise in development of modelling and integration framework for biological, physical and chemical big data for smart ocean; establishing methods for modelling organismal and systemic networks in the marine whole ecosystem, from microbiomes to large animals and megafauna, and their integration with marine environmental big data.

Besides establishing world-class research program, successful candidate  expected to build a strong teaching program in the Marine Science Program and to develop inter- and multidisciplinary collaborations within the Marine Science Program and the BESE, and across divisions, Research Centers and initiatives at KAUST.

The position will remain open until filled.


KAUST is an international, graduate research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through interdisciplinary research, education, and innovation. KAUST attracts top international faculty, scientists, engineers and students to conduct curiosity-driven and goal-oriented research to address the world’s most pressing scientific and technological challenges. Located in Saudi Arabia, on the eastern shores of the Red Sea, KAUST provides an award-winning campus to live, work, study and play, and offers superb research facilities, with guaranteed baseline research funding, infrastructure support, entrepreneurship opportunities and internationally competitive salaries. Few, if any, other universities offer the same combination of access to diverse tropical marine habitats and world-class laboratory facilities.

For more information about KAUST, please visit http://www.kaust.edu.sa. More information about the BESE Division and the Marine Science Program is available at http://bese.kaust.edu.sa.

Application Instructions

To prevent any delays in reviewing your application, you will need to upload the following materials:

Cover letter introducing your candidacy, and explicitly stating both the position and the rank. The rank must be consistent with the candidate’s experience.

Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae including a full publication list.

Research Statement (5 pages maximum).

Teaching Statement (2 pages maximum) including teaching philosophy and an outline of 1-2 planned graduate teaching course(s).

Names and contact information for at least 4 references. Referees should have positions in academic or industrial research laboratories. In the case of Associate and Full Professor applications, the referees should be of a rank higher or equivalent to that of the candidate.

Copies of most relevant publications (Maximum of five).

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Senior Instructor/Assistant Professor (radiology & medical imagining)

Job Description 

Facilitates the learning environment and demonstrates high quality in teaching, mentoring, research and services of the institute and community.  He/she should develop leadership and supervision skills in a relevant discipline.  Enforces policies and procedures as well as ethical behaviour.


Qualification(s): PhD, Doctorate of radiology & medical imaging

Professional Doctorates are NOT accepted.  i.e. Doctorate of Education (DoEd), Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) etc.

Experience Required: 1-3 years of teaching experience after the PhD

Two Publications registered in Scopus Database or Scholarly Publications

Skills Required: Solid knowledge and expertise in their field of study

Proficiency in Information Technology and Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Able to prepare well-structured and balanced teaching materials that are aligned to learning outcomes

Able to contribute to Curriculum Development and improvement

Aware of current research and scientific knowledge in their field of study

Knowledge and skills related to environment, health and safety in the workplace

Where applicable competency in using lab equipment and in conducting lab sessions

Understand emerging technology trends and impact on career-based education

Seek continuous Professional Development opportunities in teaching, research and scholarly activity

Continuous Production of Scientific Material

Language: English: IELTS 7.0 Academic or equivalent for non-Native English speakers


Comply with EHS Policies, Programs and Procedures as per IAT/ADVETI EHSMS-General Framework and take responsibility for any aspect of EHS that they are involved in

Conduct lectures, tutorials, practical classes, demonstrations, workshops, student field excursions, and clinical sessions                             

Develop and update subject material  

Develop and deliver different teaching approaches and models including, but not limited to, e-learning, student-centered education, blended education, flipped lecture model, individualized learning  

Act as subject/course coordinators  

Conduct and supervise research and scholarly activities

Undertake research aligned to their expertise, entity research focus and/or major research priorities of the UAE

Align undergraduate capstone and graduate projects with career, problem based industrial projects and patentable ideas 

Engage in scholarly activities, innovation, and submission of grant applications to support research goals 

Participate in professional activities such as training, conferences, workshops, etc.  

Organise events and community services such as exhibitions, conferences, competitions, workshops and training sessions 

Develop assessment tools, grading rubrics, and outcome assessment  

Advise and mentor students

Undertake administrative functions connected to academic outcome reporting, course filing and archiving, course surveys and feedback, grade book, and e-assessments 

Participate in internal and external committees 

Participate in committees for strategy and policy development 

Provide consultation services

Conduct any other tasks assigned by the line manager


Professional level of communication orally and in writing

Solid knowledge and expertise in their field of study

High level of awareness, commitment, and ability to understand and adopt a wide multicultural perspective in education programming

Able to deliver educational programs and information using different teaching approaches, methods ,and techniques in a way that meets the learning styles of the target audience

Interpersonal Communication Skills and networking with different education system stakeholders

Professional level of understanding the organizational management and its structure

Leadership skills

Professional behaviour that reflects a high level of commitment to the institutions’ code of ethics

Theories and Principles of Adult Learning

Curriculum and Implementation

Ethical / Legal Principles and Professionalism

Management, Leadership and Advocacy

Integration of Theory and Practice

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Head of Science -September 2023

Job Description

GEMS Wesgreen International School was established in 1991 and came under the GEMS family of Schools in 2017. It is a National Curriculum for England School with 3800+ students.

Wesgreen Interenational School is a BSO (British Schools Overseas) accredited school and is recognised by the department for education (DfE) in the UK for its high-quality education provision. We have a long history of success and high achievement within the Sharjah Community. Alumni pupils are now bringing their own children back and many others have enjoyed success in some of the best Universities in the World. There is a passionate and supportive group of international educators and many continue to give long service to the school, such is the strength of the community.

Sharjah is the only Emirate to introduce the 4 day school week. Educational staff and students enjoy a 3-day weekend every week, which is proving highly beneficial to everyone’s wellbeing.

We are looking for a committed and dynamic Head of Science to join the department at Wesgreen International school from September 2023. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced leader or an outstanding Science teacher looking for the next step in their career, looking to join a global leading company and a world-class international school. You will be responsible for running a successful Science department and should have previous experience implementing outstanding teaching and learning practice both within the classroom and across a wider department setting.

As well as being a great place to work, Sharjah is a progressive, vibrant, rapidly expanding city where the sun shines all year round. Teachers in Sharjah enjoy a great lifestyle as well as extensive travel and leisure opportunities around the region and further afield. Dubai is a short drive away with many of the schools staff making the short commute each day.

This is a fantastic opportunity for new teachers to gain valuable international exposure, and for more experienced teachers to advance their career with a global leading company, and world class International School.

Teaching at GEMS is not just a job, it’s a career. Our teachers enjoy free access to leading CPD programmes and have the opportunity to grow with the company on a global scale. With most of our leaders coming from within the GEMS network of schools, GEMS teachers are in a unique position to consider career opportunities across the world as we expand in to more and more countries.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A certified teaching qualification with exceptional subject knowledge
  • Experience teaching GCSE and A-Level equivalent - Physics/Chemistry/Biology
  • A proven track record of outstanding teaching and learning
  • Significant experience of the National Curriculum for England

To be considered for this post you must hold a B.Ed. or a Bachelor’s in a relevant subject alongside a PGCE or equivalent.

All positions attract an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, individual fully furnished accommodation, tuition fee concession , private medical insurance, annual airfare to country of residence, and end of Service Gratuity

GEMS Teachers also have free access to our loyalty app GEMS rewards www.gemsrewards.com which provides significant savings on day to day life in the UAE. We offer thousands of discounts and 2 for 1 offers on everything from flights, hotels, restaurants and retail outlets, making your salary go further and enhance the opportunity to save whilst working overseas

To be considered for this position, please click apply to complete the quick application on the GEMS Education careers site.

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Research Assistant in the Division of Science (Biology-Gene Expression regulation)

Job Description

The Percipalle Laboratory in the Division of Science, New York University Abu Dhabi, wishes to appoint a Research Assistant.  The Percipalle lab studies the mechanisms underlying chromatin and gene expression regulation during cellular differentiation and organ development. The lab has recently discovered that compartment level genome organization (Mahmood et al 2021, Nature Communications) and gene expression regulation during differentiation (see Xie et al 2018, PLOS Genetics; Gjorgjieva, Xie et al 2020, Adv Science; Al Sayegh et al 2020, Mol Biol Cell; Mahmood et al 2021, Nature Communications) require a nuclear actin pool. We are now interested in gaining further insights into actin dependent chromatin and epigenetic changes that accompany transcriptional reprogramming during neurogenesis using 3D model systems. Therefore, the new research assistant will have a strong background in stem cell biology and organoids as well as a track record using imaging and advanced genomics.

The ideal candidate will collaborate with senior postdocs in the lab and will be responsible to lead a project to completion, to communicate scientific ideas and mentor other lab members, including undergraduate students. Applicants must have a MSc in Biological Sciences or related areas. Proficiency in cell biology techniques including 3D cell culture and organoids as well as advanced imaging is needed as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

NYUAD offers a stimulating research environment, a distinguished community of outstanding researchers and is enhanced by state-of-the-art research facilities that are institutionally supported. We are dedicated to being inclusive and welcome all backgrounds and life experiences. The terms of employment include highly competitive salary, housing allowance, and other benefits.

This position is available from April 1, 2023, and candidates will be considered until the position is filled. To be considered, all applicants must submit a cover letter describing both managerial and scientific experience specifically relevant to the work of our laboratory, curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications, a one-page summary of research accomplishments and interests, transcript of degree, and contact information for 3 academic referees all in PDF format. All items must be submitted using the interfolio platform through the link on our website. If you have any questions, please email Dr Piergiorgio Percipalle at  pp69@nyu.edu 


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.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer

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Assistant/Associate/ Professor in Biostatistics/Epidemiology

Qatar University Profile


Qatar University is the national institution of higher education in Qatar, comprising nine colleges and offering the largest selection of undergraduate and graduate programs in the country. Qatar University seeks the highest international accreditations of its academic programs, while ensuring they are aligned with the growing needs of the labor market and the aspirations of the society it serves. It currently boasts a population of over 20,000 students, and an alumni body of over 40,000.

QU Health 


Qatar University launched the QU Health Cluster in January 2017 to provide closer alignment and integration between the health entities at QU. Together, the College of Medicine, the College of Health Sciences, and the College of Pharmacy create a dynamic environment that embraces experts in the education of health care professionals. Areas of collaboration at QU Health include research, graduate studies, clinical affairs, continuous professional development, inter-professional education, engagement and communication, as well as business operations.

College of Health Sciences


In 2016, the College of Health Science (CHS) became the ninth college at Qatar University, building on a 30-year success story as a department. CHS is the national provider of high quality health sciences education and research in Qatar, offering undergraduate (BSc) programs in biomedical sciences, human nutrition, public health, and physiotherapy as well as graduate programs in biomedical science, genetic counseling and public health. 

CHS faculty members have excellent opportunities to secure intramural and extramural research funding. Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is major source of research funding, including a variety of student research funding programs. 


The position

The Department of Public Health at the College of Health Sciences is seeking a faculty member (open rank) in Biostatistics/ Epidemiology for its graduate and undergraduate academic programs.  

Duties and Responsibilities   

Teach courses in biostatistics (basic and advanced) as well as in epidemiology at the graduate and undergraduate levels

Maintain an active research agenda and secure funding through competitive national or international grants 

Mentor the academic development of graduate and undergraduate students through the supervision of theses and capstone projects, respectively

Contribute to committees that serve the mission of the College and support the operations of the department

Other responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department

Required Qualifications and Desired Competencies   

A Ph.D. degree in biostatistics or epidemiology, or a highly related discipline 

Experience in teaching both biostatistics and epidemiology to public health and/or health related students in an academic or clinical setting

A record of high quality peer-reviewed research publications preferably in the area of clinical research

Experience in  attracting research grants

Experience in supervising graduate and undergraduate students

Familiarity with educational technologies in higher education

Education qualifications, such as post graduate diploma in higher education or equivalent, are highly desired 

Willingness to work collaboratively within a diverse and multi-disciplinary team to strengthen public health education  

Experience in providing consultation to clinical researchers in design and analysis 

Excellent written and oral communication skills 

Effective teaching and assessment skills

Arabic language is preferable, but not mandatory

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