Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Psychology and Human Services- Dubai, UAE- August 2013
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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in
Psychology and Human Services
Zayed University, a premier university in the United Arab Emirates, is an innovative institution based on an international model of higher education. The University has experienced rapid growth, and currently has over 900 faculty and staff serving approximately 8500 undergraduate and 1000 graduate students on its campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Zayed University prepares graduates to become leaders in government, business, civil society, and family life, and to contribute to building a knowledge-based economy and society. Through a curriculum grounded in learning outcomes, the University expects its graduates to be proficient in both English and Arabic, and to possess the skills in communication, technology, information literacy, research, critical thinking, and global awareness that will make them leaders in the interconnected 21st-century world. English is the primary language of instruction.
Zayed University is fully accredited in the UAE and by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in the US. The United Arab Emirates is a progressive country known for its high standard of living and its safe, family-friendly, multi-national environment.
This opening is in the Department of Natural Science and Public Health, one of two Departments of the College of Sustainability Sciences and Humanities (CSSH). The College, which also houses the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, is firmly grounded in the UAE’s determination to build a sustainable future while conserving its cultural heritage, protecting its natural environments and promoting the welfare of its citizens. The College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in key areas that promote the study of issues related to environmental, social, cultural and economic sustainability. The majors in the College take a broad, multidisciplinary approach to identifying and addressing the complex, intertwined areas of modern society and its sustainable relationship to the natural environment. CSSH students are uniquely equipped, through research and internship experience, to understand and to work at the intersections of the scientific, technical, cultural, social, and political fields.
The Department of Natural Science and Public Health, in collaboration with the College of Education, invite applications for full-time faculty positions to support the newly established BS in Psychology and Human Services.
Successful candidates will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of the joint-degree program whilst being expected to teach a range of psychology courses at undergraduate/graduate level.
- Doctorate degree in Psychology
- Well-defined and relevant research agenda and/or professional counseling or consulting experience
- Relevant teaching experience as well as active research/professional interests
- Student-centered and innovative approach to teaching
If you meet these requirements and would like to make any informal enquiries regarding this opportunity, please feel free to contact the Dean of the College of Sustainability Sciences and Humanities, Dr. Chris Southgate (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries free of tax in the United Arab Emirates, housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and subsidized healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members.
Please visit our web site www.zu.ac.aeand click on ‘Employment’ to be directed to the recruitment website. In addition to completing the online application form, attach a cover letter, a current CV, and the names and contact details of three professional references.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.