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Assistant/Associate Professor - Posting 1721
UAE University

  • Dec. 28, 2017
  • Assistant/Associate Professor - Posting 1721
  • College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS), Department of Paediatrics
  • UAE University
    Al Ain, Abu Dhabi
    United Arab Emirates
  • Open until filled
  • Available Immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Pediatrics - All Categories
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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 Department of Paediatrics, College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS), UAE University, seeks candidates for a faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in Paediatrics.

The Appointee’s responsibilities include undergraduate and postgraduate education, research, clinical services and managerial duties. The CMHS operates an internationally recognized, integrated and problem-based curriculum and provides excellent research facilities. Clinical service at consultant level will be provided to teaching hospitals affiliated to the university (Tawam and Al Ain hospitals) which are accredited by the Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA). Clinical and/or laboratory-based research with clinical colleagues in the affiliated teaching hospitals and with other CMHS faculty is expected.

Candidates for this position must hold an MD or MBBS degree, as well as a certification by the American Board, Arab Board or equivalent from Europe, Australasia or North America. Preference will be to those with a subspecialty-board certification or advanced training in Paediatrics from Europe, Australasia or North America. Familiarity with USMLE and Canadian Qualifying Examinations and the operation/accreditation of graduate medical programmes and certification/fellowship in North America, Australasia, and Europe or by the Arab Board is desirable.

The College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS) was founded in 1986 with the mission to "improve the health and wellbeing of the UAE population by delivering cutting edge undergraduate and graduate medical education, advanced research and clinical services that meet the best international standards" and is recognized by the UK General Medical Council. English is the language of instruction. The CMHS is housed in a purpose building, a well-equipped and state-of-the-art facility in the oasis city of Al Ain, adjacent to the Hajar Mountains and Oman. Abu Dhabi City (160 km) and Dubai City (140 km) are connected to Al Ain by modern motorways.

The UAE is an open and tolerant society and one of the most attractive places to live and work in the Middle East. Faculty receive competitive salaries and allowances, generous leave, free housing with support for furniture, annual airfares, educational assistance for up to three children, and support for attendance of international conferences.

  • The College of Medicine & Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and will not therefore 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 is committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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  • Chair, Department of Paediatrics
    Department of Paediatrics
    College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS), UAE University
    Al Ain, Abu Dhabi 17666
    United Arab Emirates


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