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Cognitive Psychology Faculty Position
The American University in Cairo

Date Posted May 28, 2021
Title Cognitive Psychology Faculty Position
University The American University in Cairo
Cairo, Egypt
Department Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychology - Cognitive
Company Description:

The American University in Cairo (AUC) has a rich legacy that dates back 100 years. Founded in 1919 as an English-language university based on high standards of conduct and scholarship, AUC remains a vibrant institution that contributes to the intellectual growth, discipline, and character of the future leaders of Egypt and the region. AUC emphasizes a liberal arts education, with all undergraduate students studying a common set of courses in the humanities and the natural and social sciences as part of the University's Core Curriculum. The AUC Libraries contain the largest English-language research collection in the region and are an active and integral part of the University's pursuit of excellence in all academic and scholarly programs. Located in one of the most interesting and important cities in the world - at the nexus of Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, and the center of events of the Arab world - AUC is chartered and accredited in the United States and Egypt. AUC is an English-medium institution.

Job Description:

The Department of Psychology welcomes applications for a full-time one-year position in the field of Cognitive Psychology, to begin in Fall 2021. The candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to cognitive psychology, general psychology, and statistics/methodology, as well as selected topics courses within the candidate's area of expertise. The candidate is also expected to play an active role in departmental, school, and university service activities.


Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in cognitive psychology, cognitive science, or related field.

Additional Information:

Priority will be given to applications received by June 20, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit the following documents via the online system: (a) an updated CV;

(b) letter of interest or cover letter for the position that details research/practice focus and experience; (c) statement on teaching goals and philosophy, including courses that the candidate would like to teach/develop; (d) a writing sample or publication; (e) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); (f) names and contact information for at least three references familiar with the applicant's professional background. Letters of reference may be sent directly by the referees to Inquiries can be submitted through the on-line application system or by e-mail to

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