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Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Posted on June 11, 2018

1 - 2 years Doha - Qatar

Doctor of Medicine (MD)(Anatomy), MBBS(Medicine). Any Nationality

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Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI) , part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), is a national center of excellence in biomedical research. It aims to transform healthcare through harnessing and converting the latest advances in science, medicine and technology into novel discoveries that will lead to more effective treatments and preventive strategies for human diseases such as: diabetes, cancer and neurological disorders. The institute strives toward the development of novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies to facilitate early diagnosis, treatment and management of these devastating diseases with the purpose of improving personalized medicine and healthcare. QBRI has recently occupied state-of-the-art life sciences laboratories on a newly established research campus.
Full-time Investigator positions
To fulfill its mission QBRI is recruiting independent, full-time Scientists (equivalent to Assistant Professor), Senior Scientists (equivalent to Associate Professor), and Principal Investigators (equivalent to Full Professor) to lead and support basic, clinical and translational research in the field of gut microbiota/host interaction. QBRI is particularly interested in investigating the role of gut microbiota in the development of diabetes, cancer and neurodegenerative disorders.
These positions offer outstanding scientific resources and generous funding opportunities amid existing expertise, access to state-of-the-art core laboratories and to a homogeneous and genetically unique population. There will also be the opportunity to take a joint academic appointment at the College of Science and Engineering or College of Health and Life Sciences at HBKU. The positions offer ample opportunities for interaction and collaboration with national, regional and international universities, research institutes, clinical entities and organizations.
Key responsibilities:
• Development of highly competitive research programs aligned with QBRI s vision
• Collaboration with other groups from within the institute
• Supervision of personnel, including laboratory technicians and postdocs
• Contribution to capacity building at the level of the Institute
• Contribution to teaching at HBKU and mentoring MSc and PhD students
• MD and/or PhD degree
• Demonstrated experience in the field of human microbiome-host interactions in the context of health and disease
• Solid record of productive scholarship; mentoring students, post-doctoral fellows and junior researchers
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Demonstrated ability to work in a collegial environment
Completed applications will be reviewed and interviews will be arranged with selected candidates on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.
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.

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