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Assistant/Associate Professor in Biochemistry

Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Ajman Univeristy AJMAN, Ajman Univeristy AJMAN

Company: Ajman University

The College of Medicine, Ajman University, has an opening for the position of an Assistant Professor in Biochemistry, starting Fall semester 2021-2022.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver courses to students in the specified discipline areas of study, considering and aiming to achieve the three (3) fundamental university standards: Teaching, Research, and Services.
  • Evaluate and monitor individual student progress and provide feedback to sustain student success.
  • Conduct high-quality research in his/her own field and publish research outcomes in reputable journals and conferences.
  • Pursuing research in relevant biological sciences and/or pedagogy, organize and manage instructional resources, course outlines, and community networks.
  • Supporting and expanding curricular development in Biochemistry in consonance with other basic medical science subjects and linking to clinical sciences.
  • Actively seek out methods, procedures, and resources to best achieve course objectives.
  • Support and participate in accreditation initiatives.
  • Maintain relationships with students that are conducive to learning.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Basic medical degree (MBBS/MD).
  • Earned Ph.D. Degree in Biochemistry directly or a closely related field.
  • Have a medical background.
  • Display evidence of ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: basic and clinical biochemistry, molecular medicine, and genetics.
  • Previous experience teaching in an integrated systems-based curriculum will be highly desirable.
  • Previous involvement in Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and Team-Based Learning (TBL) educational processes (i.e., development, tutor-guide preparation, facilitation, assessment) will be highly desirable.
  • The candidate must be able to communicate in English.
  • Advanced use of technology in the education process (delivering classes via presentations, using e-learning systems, reports).

 

Skills Required:

  • Ability to communicate in English effectively, orally, and in writing.
  • Dedication to continued professional development and scholarship.
  • Engaging in scholarly work that is of very high quality as evidenced by external peer review.
  • Exhibit strong pedagogic skills and to remain proficient and current in their disciplines.
  • Ability to develop and lead high-quality research.
  • Ability to provide academic advising for students.
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple diverse communities.
  • Familiarity with Learning Management Systems (LMS).