Assistant Professor

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU)

Al Ain, UAE

Posted
Ref: RP749-869

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
The Department of Cognitive Science (Psychology Program), United Arab Emirates University, announces a position at the Assistant Professor level to begin 1st August 2021. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels, a demonstrable research capability that will enable the candidate to develop and sustain an internally and/or externally funded research program in his/her area of expertise, publish his/her research findings in refereed journals, and actively engage in promoting the growth of the UAE University.

The application package should include a detailed resume, a brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy, and courses taught. English is the language of instruction and communication. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Requirements

Minimum Qualification
Qualified candidates will have a doctoral degree in psychology, or equivalent, from an APA approved program and will have completed post-doctoral training. Duties involve teaching, conducting research, advising students and serving on dissertation committees. All teaching is delivered in English. Therefore, native or near-native English is required.

Preferred Qualification
The position will be of interest to those with expertise in the following areas: Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Statistical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology, Neuropsychology, Experimental Psychology, Personality Psychology, Culturally Sensitive Therapy, Cultural Sensitivity in Clinical Psychology, Psychopathology, Early Childhood Development, Intellectual Assessment, Advanced Quantitative/ Qualitative expertise, Arab Psychology.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
The positions require research and scholarly productivity, and a commitment to teaching/training excellence at university level. The United Arab Emirates University hires based on merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply. The review of applications will begin immediately; applications received by March 15, 2021 will receive full consideration.

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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