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Job ID: 199641


Date Posted Nov. 16, 2022
University RIT DUBAI
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Department Sciences and Liberal Arts
Application Deadline August 2023
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychology - Social
    Psychology - School
    Psychology - Neuropsychology
    Psychology - Industrial/Organizational
    Psychology - Experimental
    Psychology - Educational
    Psychology - Developmental
    Psychology - Cognitive
    Psychology - Clinical
    Psychology - Behavior Analysis
    Psychology - General

Job Purpose 

RIT Dubai is seeking applications from exceptional candidates for a full-time Assistant Professor position in Psychology starting in the Fall 2023 semester. RIT Dubai is looking for a highly qualified, motivated, and enthusiastic individual who works well independently, possesses outstanding communication skills, and has a passion for teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses in the field of Psychology (as listed below in the “Preferred Qualifications” section), including courses related to the Biopsychology Track as part of a 4/4 load in undergraduate Psychology.  The successful candidate will also be an instrumental part of the exciting new BS program in Psychology. 

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • A PhD degree in Biopsychology or Neuroscience or a PhD degree expected by July 1, 2023;
  • Ability to demonstrate career trajectory that emphasizes a balance between teaching and research;
  • Ability to demonstrate a fit with the general mission of the Department of Sciences and Liberal Arts; and
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the University’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have demonstrated teaching ability and have taught undergraduate courses independently beyond the TA level;
  • The ability to teach courses in Social Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Learning and Behavior; and
  • Have a demonstrated ability to supervise student


Please email your application to and include the following items in your application:

  • Subject line must include the source, your name and position you are applying for; (Name – Full-time Assistant Professor of Psychology)
  • Cover letter detailing your technical/professional, teaching, and scholarship qualifications and achievements
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Contact information

Applications review will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For more information please visit RIT Dubai website at


  • The University is fully committed to equal opportunity at all levels without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, age, family status, or national origin. In addition, discrimination is prohibited on any other basis prohibited by law that applies to the faculty member’s employment at the University. As an American university, RIT Dubai will give priority to candidates who have substantial experience in American models of higher education.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources
    Sciences and Liberal Arts
    Rit Dubai
    Dubai, Dubai 341055
    United Arab Emirates


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