Assistant Professor in Psychology

Qatar (QA)
04 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2020
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Department profile:

The Department of Social Sciences offers a wide range of courses designed to nurture a sense of obligation to engage in ethical, responsible, and legal behaviors. During the course of their College training, students develop a capacity for independent thought, critical analysis, and social awareness​​.

Job description:

The role of the Assistant Professor in Psychology instructor encompasses teaching undergraduate courses, as well as academic advising, professional development, and institutional/community service.

In particular, the applicant is expected to:

•     Demonstrate skill and knowledge in teaching discipline;

•     Develop syllabi for relevant courses;

•     Review, evaluate, and recommend student textbooks and learning materials;

•     Develop, and use a variety of teaching materials that assist students in meeting course objectives;

•     Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods;


•     Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives;

•     Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines;

•     Uses technology effectively for educational and administrative purposes;

•     Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs;

•     Hold regular office hours;

•     Participate in department and college-wide professional development activities and committees.

Minimum qualifications:

The applicant must have an MA and PhD degree in Psychology from an internationally recognized university.


3 years of college/university level teaching. Work experience in GCC is preferred but not mandatory.

Required skills:

The applicant is expected to be able to teach in both Arabic and English languages. S/he is expected to maintain professional, ethical, and responsible interactions with students, faculty, and staff.


  • Education allowance: up to 3 children (from grade 1 until 18 years old);
  • Airplane ticket allowance: for faculty and family members (spouse and 3 children up to 18 years of age) upon first arrival (for overseas staff), at final departure (overseas and local destination), and during summer leave;
  • Shipment allowance:  upon first arrival (for overseas staff) and at final departure (overseas and local destination);
  • Annual basic salary increment: applicable depending on the Annual Performance Evaluation;
  • Medical insurance: renewed yearly upon higher management's approval.