Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Physiological Sciences
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Type: Full Time
Salary: See below
Competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with qualifications and experience
2 openings available.
At Alfaisal University's College of Medicine, our dedicated Department of Physiological Sciences aims to produce the next generation of skilled and innovative researchers, physicians, educators, and leaders. We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated faculty member to join our team at this prestigious institution nestled in the heart of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Physiological Sciences
Location: Department of Physiological Sciences, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Actively teach, advise, mentor, and evaluate students in a manner that exemplifies excellence and care.
Deliver high-quality teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate courses, including lectures, Team-based Learning (TBL) sessions, Problem based Learning sessions (PBLs) laboratory sessions, and tutorials.
Prepare teaching materials including cases, presentations, pre-reading assignments, practice questions, quizzes, workbooks or other as required.
Assist in the creation and review of formative and summative assessments to evaluate student progress and performance. Proctor written examinations as required.
Assist leadership in ensuring that the curriculum is integrated, clinically relevant, delivered in a logical manner and that content is at a depth and breadth suitable for learners who will enter clinical practice.
Supervise and mentor graduate students in research projects.
Secure research grants and support the department in advancing cutting-edge research initiatives.
Engage in scholarly activities such as publications in reputed journals and presentations at national and international conferences.
Contribute to the development and implementation of new curricula and programs Participate in and support standing committees, task forces, academic and operational plans and initiatives as appointed / elected and/or determined by the Dean and Chair.
Support academic advisement and student outreach programs.
Earned doctoral degree (MD, DO or MD/PhD, or equivalent degree) from an accredited institution of higher education.
Evidence of excellence in medical education preferred, with demonstrated teaching/facilitating experience and skill in presenting to students and colleagues.
Strong track record of academic achievements and research productivity
Experience in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels
Excellent communication, presentation, and problem-solving skills
Willingness to work both independently and collaboratively within a diverse and multicultural academic community.
Solid technological skills and experience with virtual learning platforms (moodle), computer-assisted delivery of didactic and active learning content, video-conferencing and other academic / computing platforms (Zoom, Microsoft suite and Teams, etc.).
Excellent communication skills in English. Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with faculty, staff, and students.
Exhibit flexibility, adaptability and be open to and embrace creative, innovative, ideas of others.
Founded in 2002, Alfaisal University is a fully accredited NCAAA institute of higher education located in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
A truly architecturally stunning campus, situated on the austere grounds of the palace of his Majesty the Late King Faisal in the capital of Riyadh, Alfaisal is the crown jewel of the internationally reputed King Faisal Foundation. With over 3,000 students (representing over 40 nations), Alfaisal’s undergraduates are enrolled in one of the University’s five colleges: Business, Engineering, Medicine, Science, and Pharmacy. Students have the opportunity to continue their studies on campus by pursuing a graduate degree in business, engineering, nanoscience, biomedical, and health sciences.
A student-centered and research-focused University, Alfaisal students have singular opportunities for collaborative research and international study. Furthermore, student associations, clubs, and organizations provide opportunities for both personal and professional growth as the University seeks to graduate socially responsible global citizens that are committed to lifelong learning and personal development in service to others.
Eminence in research is cruc...ial to achieving the University’s goals of becoming a leading institution, Alfaisal has partnered with nearby King Faisal Specialist Hospital and is linked to a large number of oversees universities as well as multi-national companies such as Boeing, BAE Systems, Thales and Shell.