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Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Full 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.

The College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS), United Arab Emirates University is a research-intensive medical school situated in the city of Al Ain, 160 km east of Abu Dhabi and 120 km south of Dubai. Known as the ‘Garden City of the Gulf’, Al Ain is based around the ancient ‘Burami Oases’ which have a history of settlement going back to over 5000 years. It is a modern city with every amenity and with over 100,000 hectares of trees and plants. English is widely used in the UAE.

The Medical School was founded in 1986 and is housed in a purpose-built state-of-the-art facility with the mission to “train medical graduates and postgraduates of internationally recognized quality, specifically attuned to the needs and aspirations of the UAE and its culture. This is to be achieved by excellence in teaching, research and service directed to the needs of the community”.

English is the language of instruction. The UAE is an open and tolerant society and clearly one of the most attractive places to live and work in the Middle East.

Faculty receives tax-free salary, generous leave, and support for accommodation/furnishings, annual airfares, educational assistance for up to three children, and international conferences.

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 depth of interest, experience, and suitability for the post. EEO/AA Policy College of Medicine & Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer. It will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, or any other factor made unlawful by applicable laws and regulations. CMHS committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

Minimum Qualification 

Candidates for this position must have a PhD or MD (by thesis) and have experience in teaching two or more of the following areas: gross anatomy, neuroscience and human embryology.

Preferred Qualification 

As above

Special Instructions to Applicant 

Further information may be obtained by contacting Prof. Ernest Adeghate at eadeghate@uaeu.ac.ae

Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences
Department Anatomy - (CMHS)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty
Salary 28000 - 35000 UAE Dirhams per month, based on experience

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Senior Specialist Student Health and Wellness

Job Description 

Senior Specialist Student Health and Wellness, Student Affairs CMHS

Description

Job Purpose

The Senior Specialist, Student Health & Wellness will contribute to the office’s mission of supporting the well-being of students and trainees, and contribute to the assessment, implementation, and evaluation of wellness and health promotion efforts.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Operational Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives for wellness and health promotion services
  • Support the implementation of outreach strategies, educational programs, and interventions to support the mental, emotional, and physical health of CMHS students;
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the university and contribute to institution-wide efforts to improve the well-being of  all CMHS students;
  • Plan for and execute regular health and wellness programs, assessment, sharing results regarding effectiveness and ideas for improvement with CMHS leadership
  • Assist with assessment and evaluation efforts to inform ongoing needs, and determine effectiveness; Create well-defined metrics to measure the success of the wellness programs.
  • Analyze periodic student health surveys that provide baseline and follow-up health data
  • Identify program needs and priorities
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services, and track trends in student health status and behavior
  • Collaborate and support the research projects related to wellness efforts;
  • Plan wellness events and educational workshops on health promotion and well-being topics;
  • Prepare a detailed budget to support student and trainee-led wellness initiatives and monitor expenditure of the approved budgets.
  • Maintain Wellness intranet, calendar, and social media;
  • Attend monthly Student Health Advisory Committee and ad hoc meetings as needed
  • Ensure adherence to the University's information security policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Ensure coordination with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed.Perform other tasks as assigned by the Line Manager

Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a focus on health promotion, health education, public health or another related discipline, and some related work experience. Health and/or Wellness Coaching Certification preferred

Required Experience

Expats: 

  • A minimum 6 -7 years of relevant experience.  

 UAE Nationals:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience

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 : Specialist
Schedule : Regular
Shift : Standard
Job Type : Full-time

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Lecturer/Teaching Assistant in Physiotherapy

Job Description 


Qatar University Profile:

Qatar University is the national institution of higher education in Qatar. It provides high quality undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare competent graduates, destined to shape the future of Qatar. The university community has diverse and committed faculty that teaches and conducts research which addresses relevant local and regional challenges, advances knowledge, and contributes actively to the needs and aspirations of society.


Qatar University is an intellectual and scholarly community characterized by open discussion, the free exchange of ideas, respectful debate, and a commitment to rigorous inquiry. All members of the University - faculty, staff, and students - are expected to advance the scholarly and social values embodied by the university.


College Profile:

The College of Health Science (CHS) was founded in 2016 following a 30-year success story as a department within various colleges at Qatar University. CHS is the national provider of high quality health sciences education and research in Qatar and offers undergraduate (BSc) programs in biomedical sciences, human nutrition, physical therapy/physiotherapy and public health, as well as graduate programs in biomedical science (MSc), public health (MPH) and a doctoral (PhD) program. It is part of the wider QU Health Cluster that includes the Colleges of Pharmacy, Medicine and Dental Medicine - http://www.qu.edu.qa/health.


CHS Vision

The College of Health Sciences aspires to be an internationally recognized model of excellence with distinction in teaching, research, and community service.

CHS Mission

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

Members of the CHS have excellent opportunities to secure intramural and extramural funding for their research ideas.  Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) is a major source of research funding, with individual project funding limit exceeding QAR1million/project (QAR5million 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.   


Department Profile:

The Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science (PTRS) was founded in 2017. It offers a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree. The founding Head of Department was Dr. Emma Stokes (2018-2021) and the current Head of Department is Dr. Linzette Morris. The first class will graduate in 2022.


The program is delivered in English – the curriculum is innovative and future oriented. A move away from the more traditional models of physiotherapist professional entry-level education embracing critical pedagogy – it is thematic in nature with team-based learning. 


The Department has an international faculty and a global perspective.


The Department seeks to appoint two Lecturers/Teaching Assistants to commence their positions in Fall 2022. 


Duties & Responsibilities    

The appointee will be expected to carry out the following activities


Conduct lectures, tutorials and practical teaching sessions and supervise students working in teams

Supervise & co-ordinate in the practice education of students

Assist course co-ordinators in following up and grading student assignments

Contribute to the stakeholder engagement within the professional community in support of teaching, research and professional development

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

Participate in the research activities of the Department

Assist in various other tasks related to the development and needs of the Department

Essential qualification and experience


Be a qualified physiotherapist eligible for registration to practice in her/his country and a member of his/her professional organization

A minimum of 3 years of experience in clinical practice

Hold a Master’s degree in physiotherapy 

Demonstrates evidence of teaching in the profession for example practice education and/or as part of continuing professional development activities

Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication, as well as interpersonal skills

Note: to be appointed at lecturer level, the candidate must has published 3 papers in peer-reviewed publications.


Desirable skills and experience


Arabic speaker

Experience in clinical/practice education development and delivery

Evidence of leadership in the professional community

International teaching experience including working in culturally diverse environments

Licensed to practice in Qatar with Department of Healthcare Professions

Informal enquiries may be addressed to physical.therapy@qu.edu.qa


Department website: http://www.qu.edu.qa/chs/physical-therapy/about


Required Documents – note applications must be submitted via QU approved recruitment portals or directly online at QU Jobs. We do accept e-mail applications.            


Academic:

Please note carefully the following requirements - incomplete applications will deem the candidate ineligible for further consideration


A cover letter written for this application [not a generic one] which outlines clearly how your teaching, research and contribution/service experience to date relates to the above requirements.

Current Curriculum Vitae.

Three referees’ contact information (email addresses as well as 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, a copy of certificate letter from the Registrar of your highest credential granting institution regarding your highest academic degree).

Benefits        

Academic:


A three-year renewable contract.

Tax free salary is commensurate with experience

Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies.

One-way Economy class air tickets for yourself, spouse and up to three children (under 18 years of age) accompanying you to relocate to Qatar. Upon termination of employment, one-way Economy class air tickets for yourself, spouse and up to three children (under 18 years of age) to return to your registered country of nationality, as governed by Qatar University policies and regulations

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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Assistant Professor in Biomedical Sciences

Job Description 



Background

Qatar University is the national institution of higher education in Qatar. It provides high quality undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare competent graduates destined to shape the future of Qatar. The College of Health Science (CHS) was founded in 2016 following a 30-year success story as a department within various colleges at Qatar University. CHS offers undergraduate (B.Sc.) programs in biomedical sciences, human nutrition, public health, and physical therapy and rehabilitation as well as graduate programs in biomedical sciences (M.Sc. and Ph.D.), public health (MPH), and genetic counselling (M.Sc.). 


Job Duties & Responsibilities    


Teach courses related to lab management, safety and quality control

Supervise and mentor undergraduate research projects and master capstones and theses 

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 Biomedical Science or related

Master degree in Lab management, MBA or related

Clinical experience is preferred

A strong record of relevant research experience backed with a strong and consistent track record of research productivity.

Solid experience in supervising undergraduate and graduate students

Familiar with educational technologies used in higher education sector 

Willingness to work with teams 

Awareness of working with people from diverse backgrounds

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Required Documents (Academic):


Current Curriculum Vitae. 

Cover letter. 

Teaching, research, and service philosophy.

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

Copy of highest earned credential (transcript of highest degree if graduated from an institution where course work was completed. However, if no course work was completed, a 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 QUHR 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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Assistant or Associate Professor / Agricultural Plant Pathology, INAG/CAVM

Job Description

The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a Faculty position in the area of agricultural plant pathology. Candidates are expected to have a strong background in diagnosis and management of health problems of crops in greenhouses as well as in the open field. Experience in the development of diagnostic protocols and plant disease management strategies for agro-ecosystems of arid lands would be of great advantage. The successful candidate is expected to establish and further develop cutting edge micro- and molecular biological methods for identification, cultivation, and characterization of pathogenic organisms in our laboratories. Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We further expect 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. Candidates should be able to establish active and productive interdisciplinary research collaborations with colleagues within and outside of the University.

As the largest agricultural institution of higher education in the UAE, the Department of Integrative Agriculture of the UAEU holds a great number of highly qualified academics from a broad range of research fields and offers a motivating international working environment along with up-to-date laboratory and classroom facilities.

Minimum Qualification

  • Candidate mush hold a PhD degree in the area of agricultural plant pathology, or
  • Closely related filed and must have documented research experience in plant Disease management.
  • Post Doctoral experience with a scholarly emphasis on Agricultural Entomology, plant protection.

Preferred Qualification

PhD in area of agricultural plant pathology.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

The position is typically for academic year, which involves in teaching undergraduate and graduate students along with research activities. The successful candidate must develop a competitive and internationally visible research program with emphasis on sustainable management of plants. Assessing Plant Pathology and plant diseases and its current/future impact on crop productivity will be highly encouraged. The incumbent should be able to obtain/attract extramural funding through individual and collaborative efforts

Special Instructions to Applicant

Submit as a single PDF file the following:

  • A Detailed Curriculum Vitae,
  • Letter of intent with background and qualifications and work philosophy

Division College of Agricul.&Veterinary Med.
Department Integrative Agriculture- (CAVM)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty
Salary 24000-26000

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Post Doctoral Fellow, Biology

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.
  • Since the Postdoctoral, experience is transitional to becoming an independent researcher or faculty member, the Postdoctoral tries their best to acquire the varied skills necessary to advance their career with guidance from the advisor. These skills include, but are not limited to, the ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication, the ability to understand research group management and supervision of others, the ability to establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda, the ability to organize and teach a class or a course if more inclined towards a teaching career.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Design and characterization of new biomaterials
  • 2D Cell culture
  • 3D cell culture
  • Characterization of 2D materials
  • Viability and electrochemical measurements
  • Contribute to the project success by accomplishing the set objectives in limited time
  • Participate in meetings with supervisor/principal investigator and present research findings
  • Write scientific publications and present results in reputable conferences
  • Ensure compliance to laboratory HSE responsibilities and standards

Operational Responsibilities

  • Assist graduate students in research and other teaching-related activities

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Assist graduate and undergraduate students in research and senior projects

Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • PhD Degree in Biology or related field from a reputed university

Required Experience

Minimum of 4-year PhD research experience. A prior postdoctoral experience will be preferred. The candidate is expected to have expertise in tissue engineering and cell biology. An experience with primary cell lines is desirable but not necessary.

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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Research Assistant in the Division of Science, Cognitive Neuroscience

Description

A researcher position is available at the Objects and Knowledge Laboratory, headed by Dr. Olivia Cheung, at NYU Abu Dhabi https://www.oliviacheunglab.org/. The researcher will carry out experiments on high-level vision (e.g., object, face, letter, scene recognition) in humans using behavioral, fMRI, and computational methods. Potential research projects include, but are not limited to, investigations of the influences of experience and conceptual knowledge on visual recognition.

Applicants must have a bachelors/ masters in Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, or a related field, and should possess strong programming skills (e.g., Matlab or Python) and a strong publication record in topics of high-level vision. Prior experience with fMRI, computational, or psychophysical techniques is highly preferred. Initial appointment is for two years, with the possibility of renewal. Starting date is flexible, preferably in spring/ summer 2022.

The Objects and Knowledge Laboratory is part of the rapidly growing expertise in Cognitive Neuroscience at NYU Abu Dhabi. The lab has access to the state-of-the-art neuroimaging and behavioral facilities (including MRI, MEG, EEG, eyetracking).

For consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, the expected date of availability, and at least 2 letters of recommendation. Informal inquiries regarding the position, university, or area, are encouraged. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Olivia Cheung (olivia.cheung@nyu.edu). Applications will be accepted immediately, and candidates will be considered until the position is filled.

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

The terms of employment are very competitive, including relocation and housing costs, and other benefits among which educational subsidies for children. The NYU Abu Dhabi campus is located on Saadiyat Island (Abu Dhabi’s cultural hub), minutes away from the white sand beaches as well as the world class entertainment, big city and nature activities that have made the area one of the top ten tourist destinations in the world. More information about living in Abu Dhabi can be found here: https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/campus-life/living-in-abu-dhabi.html

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, NYU Abu Dhabi 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.

Qualifications

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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NYU is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity, and social inclusion.

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Post-Doctoral Associate in the Division of Science Bio-Physics, Dr. Azam Gholami

Description

Applications are invited for a fully-funded Postdoctoral associate position in the multidisciplinary group of Prof. Azam Gholami at New York University Abu Dhabi. The appointed candidate will be expected to work in one/more of the following experimental projects in the field of flagellated and ciliated micro-swimmers:

  • Characterization of ciliary-driven fluid flows.
  • Flagellar waveform and swimming dynamics.
  • Hydrodynamics of flagellar swimming and synchronization
  • Pattern formation and influence of external perturbations.
  • Bioconvection
  • Actin Dynamics

We seek a highly qualified candidate with a strong experimental background in working with biological model organisms, optical microscopy, high-speed particle image velocimetry (PIV), particle tracking velocimetry (PTV), and data analysis. Applicants should also have a strong track record of original research in the relevant topics. Previous work experience with flagellated micro-swimmers is ideal and microfluidic skills as well as programming skills in MATLAB, python or C/C++ is highly appreciated. The appointed candidate will be expected to perform experiments with Dictyostelium discoideum and various ciliated micro-swimmers including (but not limited to) Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, Spermatozoa and  Paramecium.

Applicants must have a PhD in (bio)physics or a related field. For consideration, applicants need to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with full publication list, statement of research interests, transcript and contact information for at least three references, all in PDF format. Only applications submitted through Inter-folio will be considered.

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

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.

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

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

For people in the EU, click here for information on your privacy rights under GDPR: www.nyu.edu/it/gdpr

NYU is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity, and social inclusion.

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Assistant Professor/Associate/ Full Professor

Description

    
Job Title: Assistant Professor/Associate/ Full Professor
Location: Doha,QA
Department Name: Basic Medical Science Department- Immunology
    
Qatar University Profile:

Qatar University is the premier national institution of higher education with a mission to produce well-rounded graduates with academic knowledge of quality and excellence coupled with  a keen spirit of volunteerism and civic responsibility.  This is underpinned by committed leadership and an experienced and motivated faculty and staff body.

College Profile:

The College of Medicine is the eighth college of Qatar University and was founded in October 2014. It is fully aligned with Qatar’s national strategies in Education and Health, as well as Qatar University’s strategic plan. The College of Medicine will admit the first cohort of students in Fall 2015 and will utilize an innovative ability-based curriculum and a student-centered approach to teaching and learning to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to graduate competent physicians to meet the health care needs of society. The College will offer a 6-year medical program, leading to an MD degree that will enable graduates to pursue advanced clinical training. Graduates will be prepared by the College of Medicine to sit for international medical licensing exams to ensure their seamless transition into the next phases of their medical careers. The College will contribute to medical education, patient care, medical research, and community outreach in Qatar. We intend to build an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application and integration of knowledge. See our website at www.qu.edu.qa/medicine for further information.

Duties & Responsibilities        

  1. Faculty members are expected to provide up-to-date reports involving teaching activities and student advising as assigned by the department
  2. Faculty members will be responsible for course development and participate in curriculum and program development
  3. Meet all instructional and advising responsibilities as specified in the policies and procedures (refer to Part-4 within this handbook)
  4. Participate in scholarly and research activities which enhance their professional development and contribute to their discipline
  5. Serve as appropriate in the department, college and university committees
  6. Provide professional services to the University and community

Qualifications        

  • A PhD or equivalent in a relevant field is necessary.
  • Required to be at least recognized authority in the subject area with achievements in research and scholarship, and an in-depth understanding of own specialism(s) to enable the development of new knowledge and understanding within the field.
  • Evidence of relevant research potential, including potential to publish in appropriate leading journals.
  • Evidence of ability in teaching example able to use a range of delivery techniques to engage the interest and enthusiasm of students and inspire them to learn.
  • Ability to initiate development in the curriculum and to take responsibility for the effective and efficient delivery of teaching programs, developing the curriculum and appropriate assessment techniques.
  • Understanding of equal opportunity issues as they may impact on areas of teaching.
  • Engaged in continuous professional development.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to relate well to colleagues and different kinds of students.
  • Ability to perform to required deadlines and to initiate, plan, organize and deliver programs of work.

Required Documents        
Non Academic:

  1. Curriculum Vitea with cover letter.
  2. Experience Certificates.
  3. At least three references including contact numbers and email addresses.

Academic:

  1. Current Curriculum Vitea.
  2. Cover letter.
  3. Teaching, research, and service philosophy.
  4. Three referees’ contact information (physical and email addresses as well their telephones contact).
  5. Copy of highest earned credential (transcript of highest degree if graduated from an institution where course work 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).
  6. Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.

Benefits        
Non Academic:

  1. Competitive tax-free salary.
  2. Housing allowance in accordance with HRM Law.
  3. Annual round trip air tickets for candidate and dependents according to HRM Law.
  4. Public health care and health insurance to candidate and family members.
  5. Annual leave in accordance with HRM Law.
  6. End-of-contract indemnity.

Academic:

  1. A three-year renewable contract.
  2. Salary is commensurate with experience.
  3. Tax-free salary.
  4. Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies.
  5. Annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QUHR policies.
  6. Educational allowance for candidate's children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies.
  7. Private health care and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies.
  8. Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies.
  9. End-of-contract indemnity.

How To Apply        

  1. Returning Applicant: Please login to update/edit your saved profile. Use this profile to apply for this position.
  2. New Applicant: You need to setup an account with QU Recruitment Online System and complete your personal profile. Once your profile is complete you may use it to apply for an open Position.

Job Category: Academic
End Date of Advertisment: 01-Dec-2022

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Post-Doctoral Associate in Center for Genomics and Systems Biology

Description

The Center for Genomics and Systems Biology (CGSB) at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications from individuals to be appointed as a Postdoctoral Associate. The position will be based at NYU Abu Dhabi and supervised by Dr. Piergiorgio Percipalle.

The Percipalle lab studies the mechanisms underlying the 3D spatial organization of the mammalian genome and gene expression regulation during cellular differentiation. We are interested in hearing from creative scientists who think out of the box. Candidates should have demonstrated track record using advanced genomics including but not limited to RNA-seq, ChIP-seq, ATAC-seq and HiC-seq applied to different cell types as well as pluripotent stem cells, and whole animal models. 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 applying advanced genomics and imaging techniques to gain further insights into chromatin and epigenetic changes that accompany transcriptional reprogramming during differentiation with a focus on neurogenesis

The ideal candidate 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 Ph.D. in an area of Biological Sciences or a related area. Proficiency in genomics analysis using bioinformatics approaches (R or Python) and cell biology techniques including 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 a highly competitive salary, housing allowance, and other benefits.

This position is available from September 1, 2022, 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. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Piergiorgio Percipalle at: pp69@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.

NYUAD is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion.

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

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

For people in the EU, click here for information on your privacy rights under GDPR: www.nyu.edu/it/gdpr

NYU is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity, and social inclusion.

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