Lab Instructor, Anatomy Labs (Wet and Dry)
Reference No. IRC45951
Job Title Lab Instructor, Anatomy Labs (Wet and Dry)
Posting Date 30-Sep-2020
Department Department of Anatomy and Cellular Biology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences
Organization Name College of Medicine and Health Sciences
About University

Khalifa University is a world-class, research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The University’s mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in science, engineering, and medicine, and also to be a catalyst towards Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has two campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter housing two of KU’s flagship research institutes: Masdar Institute and Petroleum Institute.

Brief Description

Reporting to the Senior Lab Instructor of the Anatomy Labs, the Lab Instructor is responsible for the daily operations of the Anatomy wet and dry labs, including the preparation of learning materials and maintenance of facilities. The Lab Instructor also participates in the ordering, maintenance of inventory, and curriculum delivery.

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

  • Carries out daily operation of the anatomy wet laboratory and three anatomy dry labs
  • Assists in ordering and maintenance of equipment, laboratory supplies, chemicals, and related materials used in the handling, storage, and shipping of cadavers and anatomical/pathological specimens
  • Participates in anatomy teaching
  • Assists in preparing materials for teaching demonstrations
  • Assists in the preparation of anatomical specimens by performing prosecutions and/or dissections in accordance with requests made by medical personnel for material used in educational seminars and/or regional anatomical study
  • Assists in the maintenance of permanent records, including the date when specimens are received, distributed for use, returned, and/or disposed of in accordance with relevant laws, rules, and regulations. These records are necessary to ensure the proper identification and location of anatomic specimens and lab inventory at all times
  • Assists in setting up demonstrations and teaching seminars for student groups when required
  • Adheres to the University’s information security and confidentiality policies and procedures, and reports breaches or other security risks accordingly
  • Coordinates with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by the Line Manager
Job Requirements

Required Qualifications
A baccalaureate degree is preferable from an accredited institution in an appropriate subject area.

Required Experience
Five years of relevant experience working in an anatomical lab.

How To Apply A complete application includes curriculum vitae, cover letter, photo, and the names and contact information of three references.
Lab Instructor, Anatomy Labs (Wet and Dry)