Adjunct Faculty – Structural Biology

Job Profile

Application Deadline

1 February, 2023 or until filled


English, Excellent 

Arabic, Excellent 

Job Category

Adjunct Faculty

Job Type

The University of Science and Technology is seeking an adjunct faculty member for one semester appointment to Structural Biology. 

(Adjunct - Part Time)

Job Rank

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor

Qualifications and Courses

Applicants should hold a PhD in Biomedical Science or a closely related field, together with several years of research experience in protein and/or nucleic acid structure using X-ray crystallography, NMR, Cryo-EM, molecular dynamics or related methods.  Some experience in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate students in related courses is preferred.

Applicants should show their proficiency to teach the following courses:

  • Structural Biology (BMS 322)
  • A 5 week module on Structural biology within the graduate level course Structural and Functional Biology and Therapy (BMS 640) 


The Appointee will be the instructor the full undergraduate course, which will include a theoretical and practical component. The latter may include a  computational component using Linux and open source software, preferably implemented on real life data from biophysical measurements.  Facilities and materials for a limited number of wet laboratory-based sessions are also available. The course should include a component dedicated to the principles underlying methods use for high resolution structure determination, a component dedicated to descriptive analysis of biomolecular structure-function relations, and a component focused on physical determinants of biomolecular folding.


The graduate course will be team taught with full time faculty.

Education Major

Biomedical Sciences Program

Job Contact

Dr. Tarek Ibrahim, Dean of Academic Affairs

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