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Assistant Professor of Industrial & Food Biotechnology
University Of Sharjah

Date Posted Feb. 26, 2024
Title Assistant Professor of Industrial & Food Biotechnology
University University Of Sharjah
Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Department Applied Biology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Food Sciences/Technology/Toxicology
    Biology - General


The Department of Applied Biology at UoS has a vacant position at the assistant professor level in the field of Industrial & Food Biotechnology starting Fall 2024. The candidate should have a Ph.D. from a reputable academic institution in Biotechnology (Industrial/Food/Pharmaceutical) and a minimum of two years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level. The candidates should have a strong research publication record in peer-reviewed journals.  Successful candidates are expected to contribute effectively to teaching different biotechnology courses such as Biotechnology and Food Analysis, Industrial Biotechnology, Protein Biochemistry and Engineering, Bioreactors, Fermentation Technology, Microbial Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, as well as Basic Biotechnology and General Biology, and to contribute effectively to the fourth-year graduation projects.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The application should contain an updated CV which includes degrees obtained, teaching experience, list of publications and names of three referees. Candidates who do not fulfill the above criteria will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Major Responsibilities

  • Contribute effectively to carry out teaching of diverse theoretical and practical biology/biotechnology courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels including general biology/tissue culture/industrial biotechnology/food biotechnology/molecular biology courses.
  • Conduct high quality research work in the biotechnology area & contribute effectively to build research groups in biotechnology.
  • Recruit external and internal research funds.
  • Provide academic and professional advising to students.
  • Contribute to curriculum and program development.
  • Contribute in the academic assessment processes.
  • Contribute to community services.


  • Teaching experience at University level.
  • Proven record of publications.
  • Professionalism in biotechnology, fermentation, and food analysis.
  • Postdoctoral research experience is an excess.
  • Research publications in the fields of fermentation, industrial biotechnology, and food analysis.


  • Ph. D in Industrial & Food Biotechnology from a university recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education in the UAE, with a good track publication record in top journals. 

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