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Cognitive Psychology Faculty position

Employer
The American University in Cairo
Location
Egypt
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Other Humanities
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Company Description:

The American University in Cairo (AUC) has a rich legacy that dates back 100 years. Founded in 1919 as an English-language university based on high standards of conduct and scholarship, AUC remains a vibrant institution that contributes to the intellectual growth, discipline, and character of the future leaders of Egypt and the region. AUC emphasizes a liberal arts education, with all undergraduate students studying a common set of courses in the humanities and the natural and social sciences as part of the University's Core Curriculum. 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. Located in one of the most interesting and important cities in the world - at the nexus of Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, and the center of events of the Arab world - AUC is chartered and accredited in the United States and Egypt. AUC is an English-medium institution.


Job Description:

The Department of Psychology welcomes applications for a full-time four-year position with the possibility of renewal in the field of Cognitive Psychology, to begin in Fall 2022. 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:

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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