Applications are invited for the post of Medical Research Specialist II at the Institute of Public Health (IPH), College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University. The IPH has a wide range of interest areas including Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and Occupational and Environmental Health Standard Duties of the Post
This successful applicant will provide educational, technical and administrative support to IPH for its teaching and research activities.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide technical, administrative and computing support to faculty and students using statistical and presentational software (STATA, SPSS, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Assist with research studies including data collection, data entry and analysis.
• Assist with teaching sessions including computer practical sessions.
• Provide assistance with the design and preparation of slides, posters and graphics for presentations, conferences and medical exhibitions (local & international).
• Perform other academically-related duties as determined by the head of department.
Applicants should possess a Master s degree with a major in health-related subject.
• Master s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or a closely related
• Basic/Health Science subject along with relevant experience in teaching and research.
• Excellent computing skills and familiarity with the use and application of statistical packages, databases, spreadsheets & graphics
• Familiarity with methods for data collection, data entry, and analysis of research data
• Ability to work independently and take initiative
• Demonstrated awareness of cultural, privacy and confidentiality issues.
• Good interpersonal and team working skills and flexibility with working hours.
• Fluency in English.
• A working knowledge of additional languages such as Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, Tamil and/or Malayalam will be an advantage
Special Instructions to Applicant
Candidates should submit a cover letter together with a full curriculum vitae
Division College of Medicine & Health Sciences
Department Public Health Institute - (CMHS)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Staff
Salary 7000 to 18000 AED