Chairman Research (Cell Biology) - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (KFSH&RC) is a modern, 1,100+ bed Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited academic medical facility located in Riyadh, the vibrant capital city of Saudi Arabia.


Candidates must have demonstrable experience in cell biology research including but not limited to:

  1. Innate immunity and stem cell biology,
  2. Cardiac xenotransplantation,
  3. Cardiovascular Cell Biology,
  4. Diabesity,
  5. Intracellular calcium homeostasis,
  6. Conventional and Confocalcalcium imaging,
  7. Transgenesis and epithelial cell biology.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develops, implements, continuously monitors and updates as necessary the department's goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Ensures adequate and uninterrupted supervision of the department at all times.
  • Participates in and implements staff selection and retention of competent professional in the department through effective use of the ongoing credentialing policies and procedures.
  • Conducts continuing review and annual evaluation of performance of all staff in consultation with the Section Heads and/or Immediate Supervisors.
  • Chairs regular departmental staff meetings to review and discuss goals, objectives, policies, procedures, education, administrative, scientific and research activities.
  • Ensures the timely preparation of annual operating budget for all assigned services/functions, and monitors and keeps expenditures within budget.


  • PhD or DSc
  • Minimum 12 years of directly related research experience, post-doctoral degree in a Western hospital/research setting
  • At least the past five years must be in an administrative/supervisory capacity in research in the above-noted areas.
  • Evidence of extensive published, peer-reviewed scholarly research, including as Senior Principal Author
  • Academic involvement in education and training activities


  • Tax-free income
  • Married-status contract
  • Accommodations provided
  • More than 7 calendar weeks of vacation
Interested in working in the USA?: We have positions in the USA for RNs educated in the Philippines and in other countries.

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