Adjunct Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor, Psychology

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Jan 20, 2021
End of advertisement period
Jan 29, 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Part Time

The Department:

The Department of Psychology offers an undergraduate degree in Psychology. A Masters program in Clinical and Counseling Psychology is under development. The College of Natural and Health Sciences (in which it is housed) also offer majors in Environmental Science and Public Health and Nutrition.

The Opportunity:

The Department of Psychology invites applications to join a pool of adjuncts prepared to teach a wide variety of undergraduate-level courses (such as introductory Psychology, counseling, developmental psychology, personality, social, organizational psychology or a course or two within area of expertise below):

  • Clinical/Counseling Psychology/Mental Health/Abnormal
  • Positive Psychology.
  • Personality or Social Psychology.                           
  • Cognitive Psychology.  
  • Biopsychology or Health Psych.
  • Organizational Psychology.    
  • Developmental Psychology.   

The Requirements:

Candidate must be flexible and prepared to teach any of the above courses with advanced notice, if their preferred topic is not available. Candidate must be organized and collaborative. They must be qualified to offer high-quality teaching in Psychology at the Bachelor levels in a student-centered environment; some office hours are expected (depending on sections taught). Preference will be given to those with a PhD; Masters-level applicants will be considered.  Between one and five sections may be offered per semester depending on areas of expertise, availability and need. (Number of courses and sections taught are as available or negotiable.) Other assignments (related to research or internship mentorship, for example) may be available, if desired, and others as agreed.  

The Benefits:

Adjuncts are paid per course taught based on highest degree received, ie rank. College-arranged travel may be on offer between ZU campuses if faculty reside in in another Emirate. Some professional development and research funding opportunities may be available (especially when collaborating with full-time faculty).  

To Apply:

Please visit our web site and click on ‘Employment’ to be directed to the recruitment website. In addition to completing the Zayed University online application, attach a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and upload three or email three letters of reference. Prior to hiring, candidates may be asked to present evidence of highest degree attestation through the ministry of education.  Hiring and renewing those with non-terminal degrees will be subject to CAA and university approval.  

Review Process:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

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