The Department of Biotechnology at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has opened an Assistant/Associate Professor position in the field of Medical Biotechnology. The successful candidate is expected to join the university in August, 2016. Summary This position requires the candidate to teach both theoretical and practical courses in the field of Medical […] The Department of Biotechnology at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has opened an Assistant/Associate Professor position in the field of Medical Biotechnology. The successful candidate is expected to join the university in August, 2016.
This position requires the candidate to teach both theoretical and practical courses in the field of Medical Biotechnology as well as other courses offered in the Biotechnology program. The candidate will carry on curriculum review and development, and be closely involved in the content and currency of the courses. The candidate will be highly self-motivated to achieve the Department’s mission in the areas of research, education, community services and social responsibility.
The successful candidate will:
Participate in teaching theory and practical courses in the field of Medical Biotechnology, and other courses offered in the Biotechnology program
Assist in the continued development and promotion of the Biotechnology program
Mentor and supervise the research work of undergraduate students
The successful candidate will possess a track record of superior teaching and scholarly endeavor. The candidate will demonstrate evidence of active and consistent contributions to his/her field. S/he will have published in internationally recognized and peer-reviewed journals and have participated in exhibitions, conferences, and other forums. The candidate must have excellent professional writing skills, communications skills, and presentation skills.
Minimum qualifications include:
A doctoral degree in one of the disciplines of Medical Biotechnology, from an accredited institution of higher learning
Evidence of a relevant scholarly and professional background
Significant teaching and technical experience in the field of Medical Biotechnology
A proven track record in education, teaching and service to the community
Experience in the American educational (credit hour) system
Experience in accreditation and international accreditation
Fluency in spoken and written English.
The American University of Ras Al Khaimah
The American University of Ras Al Khaimah is a young and rapidly growing university with an interdisciplinary commitment and a multicultural student body. Candidates for this position must have the ability to work in a changing environment, be willing to contribute to curriculum development, and demonstrate effective interpersonal, organizational, and problem-solving skills. The university conducts all classes and other campus activities in English.
Employment Status: Full-time, four year contract with the possibility for renewal.
Salary: Competitive salary and generous benefits package.
Application materials for this position must be submitted online to email@example.com . Incomplete applications will not be acknowledged. Complete applications include the following the following six items:
Detailed curriculum vitae (resume) with three letters of reference
Writing sample (research paper, article, or book chapter)
List of the courses and labs taught
Copies of all transcripts (official transcripts) required upon hiring)
Copies of teaching evaluations from at least two courses
Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of at least three references (one of whom remains able to evaluate the candidate’s teaching abilities).
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, and the position will remain open until filled.
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