Job description / Role
The Department of Cognitive Science, United Arab Emirates University, announces a position at the Associate Professor level to begin 1st August 2021. 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.
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.
The position requires research and scholarly productivity, and a commitment to teaching/training excellence at university level.
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.