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Faculty Position in Psychology
American University of Sharjah

  • Sep. 20, 2017
  • Faculty Position in Psychology
  • International Studies Department
  • American University of Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates
  • Nov. 19, 2017
  • Fall 2018
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Psychology - Social
    Psychology - General
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The American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates invites applications for a full-time faculty position in psychology. We seek candidates with research specializations that complement our current faculty strength in social psychology. Candidates with backgrounds in all other fields of psychology are welcome to apply.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in the relevant field, professional experience reflecting a strong commitment to the teaching of psychology, an active research agenda, and an interest in contributing to the interdisciplinary atmosphere of the Department of International Studies. The course load is three courses per semester. Benefits include on-campus housing for faculty and dependents. We have two psychology lab spaces with specialized software and hardware, as well as support services such as Sona Systems.

As a university formed on the American model and with English as the language of instruction, the American University of Sharjah gives priority to candidates who have experience in American models of higher education. AUS is accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

We are currently seeking initial accreditation for a new undergraduate program in psychology, to begin in the fall semester of 2018. As such, candidates should also indicate any interests, qualifications, or experiences related to undergraduate program development.

Application materials must include: a letter of interest in the position, curriculum vitae, one sample research publication, and contact information for three referents. Please submit applications via

Applications must be received by 19 November 2017 to receive full consideration.

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  • Vernon Pedersen
    International Studies Department
    American University of Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates


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