Assistant / Associate Professor, Department of Cognitive Sciences

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
06 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
12 Aug 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Department of Cognitive Sciences at United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) seeks to make an appointment to an Assistant/Associate Professor in Psychology. The position will be of interest to those with expertise in the areas of social psychology or affective science. The role holder will be a member of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS). He/she will be recognized in his/her field, developing and maintaining a high-profile and will become a leading member of a dynamic, cutting edge research culture, having access to the excellent research facilities which UAEU offers.

The successful applicant will have a vital role to play in the development and achievement of CHSS within the context of the strategic goals of UAEU, leading research and scholarship in his/her field.

The UAEU is located in Al Ain city (Emirate of Abu Dhabi), on the border with Oman and about 1.5 hours’ drive from both Dubai and Abu Dhabi cities. The UAEU offers an attractive tax-free salary, free housing, medical insurance, and annual return airfares to the country of origin for expatriate employees and their immediate families. There is also a modest relocation allowance and a generous furniture allowance on appointment, as well as other benefits, including an education subsidy for children.

For further information and informal inquiries, please contact Dr. Ian Grey at: ian.grey@uaeu.ac.ae All materials should be uploaded via the UAEU Job Portal at: https://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/index.jsp

Minimum Qualification

Candidates will have a PhD in psychology in the areas of social psychology or affective science. 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

We are seeking an energetic researcher, well-published in high-ranking international journals, and with well-established international research networks. The successful candidate is expected to have a well-developed research plan, with the potential to attract competitive grant funding.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

The roleholder will be expected to lead on advanced, internationally excellent research, securing high impact research funding, to teach and to supervise at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to contribute to admissions, examining and assessment, and to contribute fully to academic administration in both the Department and the College.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Application package: cover letter, cv, brief description of current/future research activities, teaching philosophy and courses taught.

Division College of Humanities &S. Sc.(CHSS)
Department Cognitive Sciences- (CHSS)
Job Close Date 12-08-2022
Job Category Academic - Faculty

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