The United Arab Emirates University invites applications for a faculty position. The appointee will be involved in the co-ordination of undergraduate teaching of medical students and medical residents preparing for Arab Boards in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and MRCOG UK examinations, and the organization of clinical examinations and mock examinations in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for MBBS and postgraduate (Arab Board and MRCOG) examinations. About 50% of the clinical time would be spent overseeing and developing clinical service in the care of medical illness in pregnancy. He/she will also provide Consultant service covering general Obstetrics and Gynaecology during acute calls. The appointee would be expected to contribute to research within the CMHS and in collaboration with clinical colleagues in the two teaching hospitals. The CMHS operates an integrated/problem based learning curriculum and provides research opportunities in a new medical school complex and 500 bed referral hospital.
Candidates for this position must hold an MD or MBBS, higher professional recognition, evidence of advanced training in Obstetric Medicine, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience and have certification/fellowship (or equivalent) in North America, Australasia, Europe or South Africa. Experience of preparing medical students for their final, clinical examinations and residents for Arab Boards and/or MRCOG equivalent and the organization of these examinations is desirable
The College of Medicine and Health Sciences (CMHS) was founded in 1986 with the mission to "improve the health and wellbeing of the UAE population by delivering cutting edge undergraduate and graduate medical education, advanced research and clinical services that meet the best international standards" and is recognized by the UK General Medical Council. English is the language of instruction. The CMHS is housed in a purpose building, a well-equipped and state-of-the-art facility in the oasis city of Al Ain, adjacent to the Hajar Mountains and Oman. Abu Dhabi City (160 km) and Dubai City (140 km) are connected to Al Ain by modern motorways.
The UAE is an open and tolerant society and one of the most attractive places to live and work in the Middle East. Faculty receive competitive salaries and allowances, generous leave, free housing with support for furniture, annual airfares, educational assistance for up to three children, and support for attendance of international conferences.