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Assistant Professor of Psychology

Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai
United Arab Emirates (AE)
Posted Date
Dec 21, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Purpose

RIT Dubai is seeking applications from exceptional candidates for a full-time Assistant Professor position in Psychology starting in the Fall 2023 semester. RIT Dubai is looking for a highly qualified, motivated, and enthusiastic individual who works well independently, possesses outstanding communication skills, and has a passion for teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of courses in the field of Psychology (as listed below in the “Preferred Qualifications” section), including courses related to the Biopsychology Track as part of a 4/4 load in undergraduate Psychology.  The successful candidate will also be an instrumental part of the exciting new BS program in Psychology. 

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • A PhD degree in Biopsychology or Neuroscience or a PhD degree expected by July 1, 2023; Ability to demonstrate career trajectory that emphasizes a balance between teaching and research;
  • Ability to demonstrate a fit with the general mission of the Department of Sciences and Liberal Arts; and
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the University’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Have demonstrated teaching ability and have taught undergraduate courses independently beyond the TA level;
  • The ability to teach courses in Social Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Learning and Behavior; and
  • Have a demonstrated ability to supervise student research.


Please email your application to and include the following items in your application:

  • Subject line must include the source, your name and position you are applying for; (Name – Full-time Assistant Professor of Psychology) Cover letter detailing your technical/professional, teaching, and scholarship qualifications and achievements
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Contact information

Applications review will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For more information please visit RIT Dubai website at



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