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Chief Academic Officer - Mediclinic Middle East

Closing date: 13/07/2022 
Number of positions: 1
Recruiter name: Andrew Gray 
Reference number: 28544 

Mediclinic Corporate Office Dubai | Dubai | United Arab Emirates


To guide and drive the company academic affiliation strategy and related academic, research and innovation projects through collaboration with academic institutions to position Mediclinic Middle East as a leading learning and research institution in the UAE


To manage and lead the team

To formulate and drive the company academic strategy

Guide and support the direction for company research and innovation agenda

To provide operational oversight and clinical guidance on academic programmes

To monitor and manage academic programme governance and overall quality

To build and enhance key stakeholder relationships


Medical Degree from an accredited institution

Higher degree in academic field of study in clinical research, epidemiology or related fields will be an advantage


At least 8 years’ experience as a senior clinician, including 5 years relevant exposure to educational and research activities

Relevant experience in clinical hospital operations, clinical education and teaching

Experience in research, projects or programmes related to Precision medicine, Bioinformatics, Biobanking and/or Microbiomes will be an advantage

Experience in grant cycle management including application and monitoring of internal and external research grants


  • Quality Improvement methodologies
  • Business drivers and how to apply financial controls within the clinical process
  • Negotiation skills
  • Application and design of policies, procedures, requirements and regulations related to the management and administration of the clinical function
  • Academic programme design
  • Precision Medicine trends and related technologies
  • Knowledge and interpretation of research methodologies
  • Biobanking, Bioinformatics and Microbiome

All applicants will be considered, with the understanding that preference will be given to the designated groups in accordance with the United Arab Emirates Emiratization Program. If you wish to grow with us, apply now and become a part of the Mediclinic Middle East Family

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