Associate Professor in Psychology

Dubai (Emirate) (AE)
06 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
06 Oct 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Full time, 40 hours worked flexibly, 5-year renewable contract

De Montfort University Dubai (DMUD) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience. We are a culturally rich university with strong commitment to the public good, providing a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention.


We are proud of our achievements in the Faculty of Health & Life Sciences and look to expand our academic team, to make additional lecturing appointments that will help build on our successes in psychology. By joining our faculty, you will help prepare and develop entrant industry professionals with the knowledge and expertise to make a significant difference to lives, health, wellbeing, communities and society. Our teaching reflects the latest developments in the sector and many of our courses have professional accreditations.


The Associate Professor is a key leadership role within the university’s academic community, making a positive, significant and strategic contribution through teaching, learning and scholarship. The post holder will be an externally-recognised teacher of excellence, responsible for the innovative development and management of teaching and learning activities which allow for individualised learning and cater for students from diverse and international backgrounds, and for influencing the pedagogy of the subject.

In addition, all Associate Professors will take on subject leadership responsibilities, including acting as a line manager within the relevant subject area, to include all aspects of line management, such as performance management, workload/resource management, objective setting and appraisals and/or undertake a strategic cross faculty or university responsibility that requires the delivery of a particular portfolio of activity across the relevant area.

Ideal Candidate

You will hold a PhD in psychology (or equivalent professional qualification and experience). You will be familiar with delivering teaching and learning within a Higher Education or academic-level delivery within commercial settings. You will be able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the University community. You will share DMU’s passion to provide outstanding and inclusive outcomes for all of its students.

To apply: Applications should be submitted to the DMU Dubai Careers Team via, with the subject title: AP PSY Application.

Please send: A CV detailing your qualifications, employment history. A Covering Letter indicating your suitability for this post, and supporting documents.