DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY

Senior Psychology Technician

Location
Dubai (AE)
Posted
14 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Feb 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Psychology Technician

Location: Dubai

DMU is set to open a new overseas campus, offering a range of courses to students in Dubai. Based in Dubai International Academic City, the opening marks the first time DMU has ran a campus overseas and the milestone is part of the university's wider TransNational Education (TNE) programme.

De Montfort University (DMU) has a compelling and ambitious global agenda with a sharp focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a high-quality student experience.

Faculty / Directorate The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing, (SEC) is home to a diverse range of courses across three specialist areas including Psychology, taught by experienced academics.

 

Role

We are looking to recruit a Senior Psychology Technician who will oversee the day to day running of the Psychology facilities.

The primary role will be to provide technical support to staff and students in Psychology subject areas. This will include the preparation of designated Psychology rooms and laboratories for teaching and research. You will be expected to provide training, practical assistance and advice in the use of specialist equipment, techniques and software either on a one to one or group basis and be responsible for the maintenance and bookings of specific rooms, resources and equipment.

Ideal Candidate

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to work as part of a small team providing a full technical service to Psychology students and staff, under the direction of the team Leader.

You should possess a minimum of a BSc in Psychology or a closely related discipline. Demonstrable knowledge and experience in psychology research methods, data analysis and the use of relevant specialist software is essential, e.g. SPSS, Psychopy, EEG, Eyetracker, Superlab, E-Prime. You will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the University community.

Proven computer python programming ability will identify you as a stand out applicant. Experience in using virtual learning environments (e.g. blackboard or moodle) plus software such as Panopto and using MS Teams would be very helpful

What’s Next? At the present time, we wish to hear from candidates who are already located in the Middle East and hold the required permits to reside and work, full-time in Dubai. We invite interested parties to submit their CV and cover letter to the Subject Head, Fuad Khoshnaw by email to:careers.dubai@dmu.ac.uk. In your application, please state your availability / work notice period.

Informal enquiries to Fuad Khoshnaw fuad.hassankhoshnaw@dmu.ac.uk, Subject Head for Science, Engineering and Computing. DMU Dubai.

Additional Information De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally minded and culturally rich university. People are at the heart of DMU. We place being a truly inclusive university at the centre of everything we do. Every single staff and student at DMU is different. Critical to our success as a university is the understanding that the diversity of staff, students and the community we serve enhances our strength, opportunities and creativity. It is our intention to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits regardless of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, race, ethnic or national origin, religious or political beliefs or family circumstances

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