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The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR), and the Petroleum Institute (PI) into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. The newly established College of Medicine and Health Sciences at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is looking to fill the following positions in the Department of Anatomy and Cellular Biology. Essential to this role is the desire of the successful applicant to train a new generation of medical specialist, as well as contribute to world-class research that improves practice while delivering service to the university, the community and the United Arab Emirates. A basic requirement for all advertised positions is at least 4 years of experience in teaching anatomy and hands on experience with dissection of embalmed cadavers. The following positions are available immediately:

  • 2 x Faculty positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. Additional requirement for these posts is a strong research background substantiated by Pubmed listed publications (See attached job description).
  • 2 x Laboratory instructors (See attached job description).
  • 1 x Laboratory assistant (See attached job description).

If you would like to apply for the positions, please send your CV to OR

The responsibilities of faculty members shall be an appropriate combination of:

  • Dissemination of knowledge through undergraduate and / or graduate teaching;
  • Research, scholarly or other creative activities and
  • Academic service

Operational Responsibilities
Teaching: The position calls for a specialist in areas of Anatomy and Cellular Biology to develop course outlines in their respective disciplines. Specific duties of the successful applicant will include:

  • Prepare teaching material including course outline, syllabus and lesson plans.
  • Revise the subject matter on regular basis as appropriate for that subject.
  • Teach at the graduate and undergraduate level in subject areas related to biomedical sciences on time schedules allocated by the Line Manager.
  • Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of a high quality curriculum.
  • Provide students with detailed syllabus, methods of instruction and evaluation in their courses.
  • Engage in the selection of textbooks and other teaching aids necessary to the instruction of courses.
  • Monitor students’ performance in their subject areas and provides remedial classes when necessary.
  • Set and mark exams, coursework, assignments, laboratory work, homework, and any other relevant activity.
  • Use up-to-date instructional technology and ensure the delivery is clear and consistent. - Participate in professional peer reviews.
  • Supervise teaching internships.
  • Develop and improve their scholarly competence and effectiveness as teachers within their area of expertise.
  • Teach at undergraduate level as required.

Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities:

  • Carry out research and produces publications, or other research outputs, in line with personal objectives agreed in the review process.
  • Engage in scholarly or creative activities in their area of expertise and makes results available for critical peer review.
  • Deliver papers at professional association meetings, seminars and conferences.
  • Participate in panels at regional and international meetings of professional organizations.
  • Identify and successfully bid for external funding and grants.
  • Actively raise the College's and Faculty’s profile, internally and externally.
  • Participate in departmental and faculty seminars aimed at sharing research outcomes and building interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the department.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, both within and outside the University, in conducting and managing research and consultancy activities.
  • Supervise students’ research and practical work and of their theses preparation, as well as participate in evaluation of their theses.

Academic Service:

  • Contribute to departmental, or University-wide working groups or committees as requested.
  • Contribute to student recruitment, retention and placement efforts.
  • Foster service by contributing to the community at large in participatory, developmental or advisory capacity.
  • Support and participate in student organization activities.
  • Adhere to the University’s information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly.
  • Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed.
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager.

Job Requirements Qualifications & Experience Required Qualifications
A degree in medicine (MD or MBBS) and/or a postgraduate degree (PhD) in an area relevant to the appointment. Demonstrable experience in teaching and mentorship in the discipline at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. Demonstrable ability to engage in independent research, with an established record of scholarly publication. Demonstrable success in supervision of research students. Demonstrable abilities to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary and collegial team, well developed interpersonal skis and the ability to provide leadership and take the initiative.
Required Experience A minimum of 6 years’ experience AND experience in teaching at a level that is relevant to the position and would have made contributions to research and/or scholarship and/or teaching. Can demonstrate some level of administrative skills of a team.

Khalifa University is currently seeking two (2) Lab Instructors for the Anatomy Wet and Dry Labs. The primary role of a Lab Instructor will be:

    • To support the laboratory with tutorial instruction.
    • Student evaluation; exam invigilation; curriculum management and development; and other teaching support activities as assigned.
    • Laboratory instruction, including preparation and marking
    • Contributing to the development of laboratory materials, in consultation with course coordinators
    • Investigating new teaching methods and materials for lab delivery
    • Assisting course coordinators with lab coordination

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant Undergraduate Degree required. A minimum of two (2) years of experience in an academic environment (for example: University/College, Academic training hospital/Medical education department). Experience working in an academic environment required. Relevant Project Management: demonstrated experience planning, coordinating and implementation of small and large projects to completion. Strong teaching experience with the ability to communicate ideas in a clear way to students Job Duties and Requirements

Khalifa University is currently seeking one (1) Lab Assistant for the Anatomy Wet and Dry Labs. The primary role of a Lab Assistant will be to participate in ordering and maintenance of inventory.
Detailed Description Operational Responsibilities

  • Before an experiment, process specimens and prepare the proper experimental set up.
  • Assists in preparing materials for teaching demonstrations.
  • Assist students on how to handle chemical spills, dispose of broken glassware and get rid of non-hazardous and chemical waste safely.
  • Ensure that students adhere to the lab dress code and wear protective gear, such as safety goggles, during experiments
  • After the session, clean and maintain the lab and equipment
  • Monitoring all of the supplies used in the lab and restocking them as needed.
  • Ensure maintenance of records for lab equipment and supplies• Ensure stock of equipment and consumables within a pre-set level of expenditure;
  • Provide regular, accurate, and timely feedback concerning student behavior, attendance, etc.
  • Contribute to the continued innovation and development of the program;
  • Adhere to the University's information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Coordinate with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager Job Requirements

Required Qualifications and Experience
A baccalaureate degree in the field of biology/anatomy/neuroscience or related field is required from an accredited institution. A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience working in an anatomical lab.


University of Cape Town

There is a vacancy for a PhD position in bioarchaeology in the Division of Clinical Anatomy and Biological Anthropology in the Department of Human Biology at the University of Cape Town. The position is funded by the National Research Foundation of South Africa under the supervision of Professor Victoria Gibbon and Dr Jason Hemingway. The position is for a period of 3 years starting in 2020. As part of a team of researchers the PhD project will be to temporally and spatially examine dental pathology, wear quantity and wear direction in Later Stone Age hunter-gatherers and hunter-herders from Southern Africa. To address questions to better understand behavioural and cultural practices among these people and how it may have impacted their health and quality of life.

To apply with the subject PhD position: your name please send a copy of your CV, recent transcripts, a sample of research writing, and contact details for 3 references to

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