Faculty position

Department of Ophthalmology, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, College of Medicine, King Saud University

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

ID: 7054126
Posted: November 4, 2018
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Ophthalmic Genetic Laboratory at the Department of Ophthalmology, King Saud University invites applications for a faculty level position (Assistant, Associate or Professor) in the field of genetics of human ocular diseases. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. We are particularly seeking a highly motivated scientist working on basic and translational aspects of complex human diseases, preferably in field of ophthalmic diseases with a focus on glaucoma. Scientists with strong background in molecular biology and experience in genome-wide studies using high throughput genomic platforms with a record of achievement and commitment to excellence are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of various biological gene databases and related analyses tools would be an advantage. The Department offers a highly collaborative research environment and exceptional technical resources with state-of-the-art research facilities. King Saud University is one of the oldest and highly reputed institutions in the Kingdom located in the heart of the capital city of Riyadh. The University offers a highly competitive tax free package with an additional housing allowance and annual leave.

Applicant should have a PhD or MD/PhD degree and several years of postdoctoral experience, an excellent record of high-impact publications, and carry out an independent and innovative research. Interested candidates please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of current/future research plans with names and contact information of three professional referees to: Prof. Saleh A. Al-Obeidan (salobeidan@ksu.edu.sa) or Altaf A. Kondkar, Ph.D. (akondkar@ksu.edu.sa). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted with further details.

The position is open until filled.


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