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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Cognitive Psychology

The American University in Cairo

Location: Cairo - Egypt
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 23rd October 2019
Expires: 23rd December 2019
Job Ref: PSYC-1-2020

Company Description:

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, faculty are entitled to generous benefits

Job Description:

The Department of Psychology welcomes applications for a full-time four-year position in the field of Cognitive Psychology, to begin in Fall 2020. The candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to cognitive psychology, general psychology, and statistics/methodology, as well as selected topics courses within the candidate's area of expertise. The candidate is expected to have an active research agenda and to pursue internal and external grant funding. The candidate is expected to play an active role in departmental, school, and university service activities.

Requirements:

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in cognitive psychology, cognitive science, or related field. 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 intradisciplinary or interdisciplinary programs of research are preferred.

Additional Information:

Priority will be given to applications received by October 1, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled

Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:

(a) an updated CV; (b) letter of interest or cover letter for the position that details research/practice focus and experience; (c) statement on teaching goals and philosophy, including courses that the candidate would like to teach/develop; (d) a writing sample or publication; (e) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); (f) names and contact information for at least three references familiar with the applicant's professional background. 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 to psych@aucegypt.edu.

   
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