Adjunct Faculty - Psychology

Updated: about 18 hours ago
Job Type: PartTime

About The American University in Cairo:

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. AUC is proud to have programs in the arts and humanities; business, management, and accounting; and social sciences that rank in the top ten in the region. 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's academic programs draw on the city of Cairo as an extension of the classroom, integrating it into the curriculum and allowing students to be actively engaged in the society and world around them. AUC is chartered and accredited university in the United States and Egypt.  AUC is an English-medium institution. 

Job Description:

The Department of Psychology at the American University in Cairo (AUC) is seeking to recruit adjunct faculty members from diverse specializations of psychology, including methodology (statistics, research), basic psychologies (social, developmental, cognitive, biopsychology, etc.), applied psychologies (testing/assessment, organizational, educational, health, forensic, personal growth, etc.), special topical areas (trauma, gender, addiction, etc.), counseling/clinical psychology, and community psychology (program evaluation, NGO consultation, etc.). Candidates should view the list of psychology courses at to indicate which courses they are qualified to teach including special topics courses. Successful candidates will be listed in a database of potential instructors who may be invited to teach part-time in subsequent semesters depending on departmental needs.


Commitment to teaching and engagement of students.  An active research or professional practice agenda related to the area of expertise is expected. Candidates can be at the level of Master's or doctoral degree holders. Instructors for upper-level and graduate courses should hold a doctoral degree. 

Additional Information:

Review of applications take place twice annually, usually in December/January and May/June.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:

a) A detailed CV including full publications list;  b) A letter of interest;  c) Any relevant supporting documents;  d) One reference letter to send directly to


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