Professor/Associate Professor of Practice in School/Educational Psychology

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Professor/Associate Professor of Practice in School/Educational Psychology

Ref. No.: PSYC/EDU-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 at the American University in Cairo welcomes applications for a full-time Professor or Associate Professor of Practice in School or Educational Psychology, or closely related fields, with an emphasis on diverse learners. Responsibilities for this position include teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses, supervising Master's theses, and advising students. The candidate will play a leading role in establishing a new graduate diploma in Learning Enrichment in collaboration with the Department of International and Comparative Education, in addition to developing other curricular and extra-curricular collaborations between both departments. Among the courses that this faculty member could teach include: Psychology in the Schools, Reaching Diverse and Underserved Learners, Assessment and Evaluation for Learning Enrichment, in addition to supervising workplace-based projects in Applied Projects in Learning Enrichment. The candidate is expected to maintain an active program of applied research and/or practice, and to promote interdisciplinary collaborations between both departments. Active service would be expected at the departmental, school, and university levels.


Candidates must have a doctorate in school psychology, educational psychology, or a closely related area focused on diverse learners, and should have a strong teaching and practitioner leadership record. Experience in a K-12 school setting and commitment to diversity and social justice as evidenced by experience and community service are preferred. Successful candidates should have strong leadership capability or potential, and skills or potential in high quality teaching.

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; c) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); d) a statement of teaching philosophy; e) one or more recent publications or samples of professional practice; f) and names and contact information for at least three references familiar with the candidate's academic and professional background. Inquiries can be sent through the online system or to [email protected].

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Posted: 3/20/2018
Application Due: 7/2/2018
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