AS-21-8 Assistant/Associate, Clinical Psychology

Competitive Salary
Feb 23, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

School of Arts and Sciences

Department: Social Sciences
Campus: Beirut and Byblos
Expected Start Date: Fall 2021
Deadline:  Open till filled

Position Summary
The Department of Social Sciences at the Lebanese American University invites applicants for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate in Clinical Psychology. The department is seeking a highly qualified and motivated full-time faculty member who is committed to research, innovative teaching, academic advising and institutional and community service.  The Psychology Program offers a B.A. in Psychology and will be starting an Msc in Clinical Psychology in the near future.


  • Teach clinical and general psychology courses at the undergraduate and graduate level
  • Conduct high quality research and publish in Scopus ranked journals
  • Supervise senior  projects and clinical practicum
  • Advise and mentor students
  • Contribute to the development of the program
  • Engage in service to the department, the university and the profession
  • Additional duties may be set by the department in light of departmental needs and priorities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A doctorate in Psychology and an MA in Clinical Psychology from a well-recognized University
  • At least three years full-time clinical experience or equivalent
  • Evidence of commitment to the Scientist-Practitioner model of Clinical Psychology
  • Evidence of strong scholarship and research
  • Experience in successful teaching in Clinical Psychology
  • Evidence of an established research agenda


Preferred Qualifications

  • A doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from a well recognized University
  • Evidence of successful innovative university teaching
  • Advanced knowledge in research methods and experience in working with culturally diverse populations.
  • Evidence of success in securing external funding for research

The Department:
The department offers four Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) programs in political science, political science/international affairs, psychology, and social work; three Master of Arts (M.A.) programs in International Affairs,  Migration studies and Interdisciplinary Gender Studies; and five minors in conflict analysis and resolution, legal studies, political science/international affairs, psychology, and sociology. The Department consists of 15 full-time faculty members and a number of part-time faculty members. The Department of is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, and is committed to student-centeredness and to serving the community.

The University:
The Lebanese American University is an Equal Opportunity Employer operating in Lebanon under a charter from the Regents of the State University of New York. Information about the University can be found at

Application requirements:

Prospective candidates should apply electronically by sending a letter of interest including a statement of teaching, research interests, as well as professional and creative projects, an updated CV, and unofficial transcripts by email to:  The CV should include the names, e-mails and phone numbers of three references. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process.

Candidates must refer to position no. AS-21-8, in the subject line of the email

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