University of Nizwa

Postdoctoral /Assistant Professor - Molecular and Cellular Biology/ Immunology

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The University of Nizwa announces the availability of positions at the Natural and Medical Sciences Research Center 

About University of Nizwa 

The University of Nizwa is the second top universities in the Sultanate of Oman and the first among the private universities in research. It is a non-profit academic institution, governed by its faculty. Its purpose is to broadly educate students and equip them with values, knowledge and life skills needed to enrich their lives and enable them to meaningfully contribute to the progress of society. 




Postdoctoral /Assistant Professor

Molecular and Cellular Biology/ Immunology


Minimum Requirement

  • PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Immunology, or related fields.
  • Experience in mammalian and bacterial cell culture.
  • Familiarity with gene editing techniques such as CRISPR-Cas9.
  • Experience in isolating Bone Marrow Derived Macrophages and Primary Cell Culture.
  • Familiarity with flow cytometry (FACS machine) and data analysis.
  • Competence in real-time PCR and western blot.
  • Proficiency in immunofluorescent microscopy.
  • Ability to write scientific articles.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.

General Job Description

  • Studying the interaction between AHR signaling and macrophage metabolism.
  • Exploring AHR activation/inhibition influences cellular processes such as energy metabolism, nutrient sensing, and inflammatory responses.
  •  Utilizing cutting-edge techniques including gene editing by CRISPR-Cas9. 
  • Isolating Bone Marrow Derived Macrophages, and advanced imaging modalities such as immunofluorescent microscopy, 
  • Assessing the regulatory networks governing macrophage behavior. 
  • Contributing to high-impact research projects, publishing findings in leading scientific journals, and presenting results at national and international conferences.

Application Process: Submit a formal application letter, curriculum vitae, educational and experience certificates (including reference Contact information), letter of experience, electronically through the following email: 

Please note: Position code should be included in the email subject. 

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Postdoctoral /Assistant Professor - Molecular and Cellular Biology/ Immunology
Nizwa Nizwá, Oman
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UoN is the first non-profit academic Omani institution at the heartland of Oman’s history, arts, culture and scholarly learning.

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