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Assistant Professor in Family Medicine - 300557
UAE University

Date Posted Sep. 27, 2023
Title Assistant Professor in Family Medicine - 300557
University UAE University
Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Department College of Medicine & Health Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Family & Community Medicine
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 candidates will be involved in teaching medical students, interns and residents, performing research in areas relevant to Family Medicine, providing clinical care and quality control of assessment internally and externally. The Department of Family Medicine (DFM) coordinates a four-week required family medicine clerkship in the final year of the undergraduate curriculum. Faculty in the Department are also extensively involved in the clinical skills training during the first four years of medical school. There is a four-year family medicine residency programme based in Al Ain. The faculty at the DFM participate in teaching and evaluating the residents as part of their integrated clinical program. Research is an important expectation for this position and candidates should have some prior experience in this area with evidence of scholarly activity. Significant opportunities exist for funding and technical support and excellent collaboration exists within the College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS). Clinical care is an expectation of this position including working in primary health care centers affiliated with the CMHS and DFM.

Minimum Qualification

Candidates for this position must have: an MD or MBBS degree, completion of advanced postgraduate training in Family Practice, prior undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience and have certification/fellowship (or equivalent) in North America, Australasia and Europe. Evidence of prior scholarship including publications in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals is a key requirement for the position. Formal training in education and research is desirable.

Preferred Qualification

Postgraduate Degree in Medical Education

Expected Skills

• In-depth understanding and expertise in primary care research, to enable the development of new knowledge and understanding within the field. • Be a nationally and internationally recognized authority, publication author (or equivalent as appropriate to the discipline) and scholar in the subject discipline • Participatory research with a focus on patient and community engagement • Supervision and support residency research projects • Application for seed money and relevant research grants

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