Assistant Professor, Cognitive Sciences

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
26 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
18 May 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
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 cover letter, 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. For additional information about the United Arab Emirates University and our programs, please see the following web site: https://chss.uaeu.ac.ae/en/departments/cognitive_sciences/faculty.shtml

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.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Send a letter of interest, official transcript, CV, and 3 letters of reference to: Dr. Mohamed Elhammoumi, PSY Coordinator elhammoumim@uaeu.ac.ae

Division College of Humanities &S. Sc.(CHSS)
Department Cognitive Sciences- (CHSS)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Academic - Faculty

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