Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Title: Assistant Professor, Bioinformatics


Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Science, Research/Development

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. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and student advising at the undergraduate and graduate levels, 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. The application package should include a cover letter, a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Participates in research: Research productivity is an integral part for promotion

Active participation in education and training of undergraduate and graduate students

Expected to lead genomic and statistical analyses of data sets derived from Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data.

Initiation/implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of analysis software

Tracking project data and reporting analysis results

Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment

Minimum Qualification

PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or a related field

Preferred Qualification

As above

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

More than 2 years’ experience with NexGen data and metagenomic analyses. Experience in scientific programming with applications to biological research, professional software development experience Experience with C++ and programming using UNIX/LINUX clusters. Broad knowledge of biology, especially genetics Experience with large genomic data sets (Next-generation sequence, genotyping, or expression data), data mining, and data analysis Proficiency in at least one major scripting language (Perl, Python, ..etc)

Special Instructions to Applicant

DivisionCollege of Medicine&Health Sciences

DepartmentPediatrics – (CMHS)

Job Close Dateopen until filled

Job CategoryAcademic – Faculty

Salary30000 – 35000 UAE Dirhams per month, based on experience