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Faculty Position in Psychology
American University of Sharjah (video) in the United Arab Emirates invites applications for a full-time faculty position in psychology starting August 2021. As an American-accredited institution in the liberal arts tradition, we seek candidates with a passion for both teaching and research in any area of specialization to join our faculty. The ability to teach courses in research methods is a plus.
Successful candidates will have a PhD in psychology or a closely-related field, professional experience reflecting a commitment to teaching and strong communication skills. As a university formed on the American model with English as the language of instruction, AUS gives priority to candidates who have experience in American models of higher education.
Our program hosts dedicated lab spaces, specialized software and hardware, a research participation pool, and support services such as Sona Systems. Psychology faculty regularly publish in peer-reviewed journals and have won both internal and external competitive grants for their research, integrating AUS undergraduates into their lab activities.
Application materials requested for the first stage of evaluation include a letter of interest in the position (detailing at minimum your interest and teaching experience), a curriculum vitae, one sample publication and contact information for three referents. Please save your CV, sample publication and contact for three referents into a single PDF file to upload with your application. Please limit your materials to these documents and submit your application via
https://acg-apps1.aus.edu/cas/empapp/apply.php?p=INT-20-03. We may request additional information from applicants who meet our initial criteria for employment. Please note: only candidates who make it to the next stage of evaluation will be contacted about the status of their application.
Applications submitted by January 15, 2021 will be given priority. Hiring is available pending budgetary approval.
You are welcome to contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Mark Aveyard ([email protected]) or the Department Head, Dr. Vernon Pedersen ([email protected]), with any questions about the position, American University of Sharjah, or expatriate life in the UAE.
American University of Sharjah is a not-for-profit, independent, coeducational institution of higher education formed on American models but thoroughly grounded in Arab culture. Located in University City, Sharjah, AUS offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 5,000 students from approximately 90 nations. English is the language of instruction and the workplace. AUS has been ranked among the top ten Arab universities by QS World University Rankings every year for the past six consecutive years.
AUS is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education's Higher Education Affairs Division in the United Arab Emirates. AUS has been accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA, Tel +1 215 662 5606) since June 2004.