Assistant/Associate Professor in Social Psychology



Assistant/Associate Professor in Social Psychology

Ref. No.: PSYCH-2-2018

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 full-time non tenure-track position in the field of Social Psychology, to begin in Fall 2018 or Spring 2019. The candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses including general psychology, social psychology, and statistics/methodology. The candidate should also conduct research, pursue grant funding, and play an active role in the department, the school, and university service activities.


Requirements:

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in Social Psychology. Candidates from related specializations such as personality and cultural psychology are also welcome to apply. Successful candidates should have an ongoing program of research and publication, have strong leadership capability or potential, and skills or potential in high quality teaching. Candidates with research interests that are relevant to the region and show intradisciplinary or interdisciplinary links are 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 online system:

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




To apply, please visit: http://www.aucegypt.edu/about/jobs



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