Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development (QF), was founded in 2010 to continue fulfilling QF s vision of unlocking human potential. HBKU is an emerging research University that acts as a catalyst for transformative change in Qatar and the region while having global impact.
The aim of Life Science programs at HBKU is to aspire innovation and promote excellence in research and education with major emphasis on interdisciplinary research and scholarship. HBKU Life Science offers two graduate programs, the Biological and Biomedical Sciences program which was established in August 2015, and the Genomic and Precision Medicine (GPM) program which will be launched in August 2017.
We aim to recruit outstanding faculty at the HBKU Life Sciences Division at at all levels (Assistant, Associate, and full Professor) in the areas of Genomics and Precision Medicine. Our goal is to attract world-class scholars and rising stars to help establish HBKU as a leader in the GPM field in Qatar and beyond that is known for its academic excellence. Successful candidates must have earned a PhD degree from an accredited university, have a track record for internationally recognized research, and a strong commitment to graduate teaching and program development.
The specialist areas of interest are: Genomics and Genetic-based Diseases, Pharmacogentics, Epigenetics, Bioinformatics, OMICS- related Fields, Bioethics (with a focus on healthcare-related questions), Immunology, and Cell Biology.
The university offers unprecedented opportunities for professional enrichment and personal fulfillment, with ample research funding opportunities.
HBKU offers an attractive compensation package that includes a tax-free salary and additional benefits such as an education allowance, furnished accommodation, annual paid leave, and medical insurance.
How to Apply
Please submit your complete application form (CV, cover letter, research statement, teaching statement and names of three references with their full contact information) through the following link: Click here to apply
Application closing date: Jun 15, 2017
Anticipated start date: August 1, 2017
Hamad Bin Khalifa University is an equal opportunity educator and employer. We are committed to maintaining culturally and academically diverse staff of the highest caliber.