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Professor of Practice in Psychology Position
American University of Sharjah

Date Posted Jun. 20, 2018
Title Professor of Practice in Psychology Position
University American University of Sharjah
Department International Studies Department
Application Deadline Jul. 1, 2018
Position Start Date Fall 2018
  • Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates
  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychology - School
    Psychology - Neuropsychology
    Psychology - Industrial/Organizational
    Psychology - Educational
    Psychology - Clinical
    Psychology - General

American University of Sharjah (AUS) invites professional psychologists to apply for a Professor of Practice faculty position. AUS seeks candidates who are active psychology professionals in the UAE in any applied area of psychology, including, but not limited to clinical, counseling, educational, school, neuro, behavioral and I/O psychology.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Professional licensure
  • Terminal master’s degree
  • Teaching experience
  • Professional experience reflecting a strong commitment to psychological science
  • Prior (or ongoing) contributions to scholarly activities in psychology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD, PsyD or MD degree
  • Teaching experience in a higher education institution based on the American model

Successful candidates will be expected to teach three courses per year and contribute to the intellectual life of a newly developed Bachelor of Arts in Psychology program through curriculum development, assessment and the personal and professional growth of students.

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

Applications must be received by July 1, 2018 to receive full consideration

AUS 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 5,600 students from more than 95 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.

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Contact Information

  • Vernon Pedersen
    International Studies Department
    American University of Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates
  • 97165154463


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