Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology Zayed University United Arab Emirates

Job: Assistant/Associate Professor - Psychology - College of Natural and Health Sciences–Abu Dhabi or Dubai Campus


The Department

The Department of Psychology offers an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Human Services.A Masters program in Clinical and Counseling Psychology is under development. The College of Natural and Health Sciences (in which it is housed) also offer majors in Environmental Science and Public Health and Nutrition.


The Opportunity

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a full time position in Psychology prepared to teach a wide variety of undergraduate-level courses (such as introductory Psychology, research methods, mentoring student research and a course or two within one of the areas of expertise below):

  • Positive Psychology               • Personality or Social Psychology                          
  • Cognitive Psychology            • Biopsychology or Health Psych.
  • Organizational Psychology •Developmental Psychology
  • Clinical/Counseling Psychology/Mental Health/Abnormal


The Requirements

Candidates must be prepared to offer high-quality teaching in Psychology at the Bachelor and (future) graduate levels in a student-centered environment. Preference will be given to those committed to service and program development. Candidates for the Assistant/Associate level position must have a PhD in Psychology (in one of the sub-specialties listed above) from a recognized university.  Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience excellence must be demonstrated. Evidence of research productivity must be demonstrated. Three letters of recommendations required, as well as attested degrees.


The Benefits

Zayed University’s benefits package for full-time employees is highly attractive with competitive salaries; housing; a relocation/furniture allowance for international hires; annual airline tickets for the employee and dependents; educational subsidies for children; and subsidized healthcare for the employee and sponsored family members. Professional development and research funding opportunities are also available.


To Apply

Please visit our web site and click on ‘Employment’ to be directed to the recruitment website. In addition to completing the Zayed University online application, attach a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and the names and contact details of three references. Prior to hiring, candidates may be asked to present evidence of degree attestation through the UAE ministry of education.


Review Process

Review of applicationswill beginimmediately and continue until the position has been filled.

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