UAEU Vacancies – Assistant Professor (Genetic Counseling)

United Arab Emirates University


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. Role Description:

  • Teach and Supervise UAEU Master of Genetic Counseling students
  • Undertake research in areas of genetic counseling, communication, and the clinical application of genomics
  • Assists in variant classification based on emerging scientific information
  • Develop education and other materials related to the Master of Genetic Counseling Program and other areas within the Department of Genetics and Genomics, UAEU
  • Participate in the medical genetics, genetic counseling, and patient advocacy communities
  • Provide genetic counseling and facilitation of the communication of test results
  • PhD Degree from an accredited genetic counseling program
  • Genetic Counseling Board-certification

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Two years experience at Academic Institution for Master Program of Genetic counseling.
  • Two years experience at diagnostic laboratory or in a clinical position familiarity with human mutation databases, genome browsers, and HGVS nomenclature

Job Details:

Company: United Arab Emirates University

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates



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