Associate Professor/Professor of Practice in Counseling/Clinical Psychology

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Associate Professor/Professor of Practice in Counseling/Clinical Psychology

Ref. No.: PSYC-1-2018

About The American University in Cairo:

Founded in 1919, AUC moved to a new 270-acre state-of-the-art campus in New Cairo in 2008. The University also operates in its historic downtown facilities, offering cultural events, graduate classes, and continuing education. Student housing is available in New Cairo. Among the premier universities in the region, AUC is Middle States accredited; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET, its Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, and the School of Business is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. 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. AUC is an English-medium institution; eighty-five percent of the students are Egyptian and the rest include students from nearly ninety countries, principally from the Middle East, Africa and North America. Faculty salary and rank are based on qualifications and professional experience. According to AUC policies and procedures, all faculty are entitled to generous benefits.

Job Description:

The Department of Psychology welcomes applications for a Professor of Practice position (associate professor-level or professor-level) in counseling or clinical psychology. This is a full-time appointment for a five-year term beginning in Fall 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the MA Counseling Psychology program by teaching practicum and internship courses, as well as teaching other counseling psychology theoretical and applied courses. The candidate will also be expected to teach undergraduate courses. The candidate should continue to maintain a program of professional practice. The candidate will be an active member of the psychology faculty and participate in departmental, school, and university service.


Candidates should have a doctorate in counseling psychology, clinical psychology, or related field, preferably with a practitioner-scholar or scientist-practitioner model. Familiarity with U.S. standards in practitioner training and ethics is preferred. We are seeking candidates with experience in diverse or integrative psychotherapy modalities and commitment to cultural competence. As a professor of practice, the candidate should be mid-career or late-career and have an ongoing psychotherapy or counseling practice and a positive reputation in the professional community. The candidate should have previous experience with graduate level teaching and/or clinical supervision. Expertise in psychological assessment, career counseling, couples counseling, and/or group counseling is preferred. Valid professional licensure in U.S., Canada, or U.K. is preferred.

Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents via the on-line system: (a) cover letter, (b) udpated CV, (c) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); (d) statement of teaching philosophy including courses that the candidate would like to teach/develop, (e) writing sample such as a research publication or sample of professional practice, (f), names and contact information for at least three references familiar with the applicant's professional background. Letters of reference can be sent directly by referees to [email protected]. Inquiries can be sent through the online system or to [email protected].

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Posted: 2/26/2018
Application Due: 7/2/2018
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