Adjunct Faculty Position in Psychology
American University of Sharjah, College of Arts and Sciences
United Arab Emirates

Adjunct Faculty Position in Psychology


Application deadline:
November 1, 2019

American University of Sharjah invites applications for adjunct instructors to teach both introductory psychology courses and a range of upper level courses in the discipline. We are interested in individuals who could teach Introductory Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cultural Psychology, Biopsychology and Psychology Research courses. We are currently building an adjunct pool, and may need classes as early as Spring Semester 2020.


Candidates must hold a PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology or a related field, or a terminal master’s degree plus certification in mental health services. As a university formed on the American model with English as the language of instruction, we give priority to candidates who have experience in American models of higher education.


Application materials should include: a cover letter plus your curriculum vitae or resumé and contact information for three referents. Please limit your materials to these documents and submit your application via


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, United Arab Emirates (about 15 km from Dubai), AUS offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to approximately 5,200 students from more than 90 nations. English is the language of instruction and the workplace.


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.


You are welcome to contact Vernon Pedersen, Head of the Department of International Studies, at with any questions about the position or American University of Sharjah.


Applications submitted by November 1, 2019 will be given priority for Spring 2020 courses.

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