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Friday, May 28, 2021

Senior Lecturer /Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical or Counseling Psychology) (2 Posts) at SUMAIT University



The Abdulrahman Al-Sumait University (SUMAIT University) was built on the foundation of the former University College of Education Zanzibar established in 1998 by a charity organization; Kuwait based Direct Aid (AD). In line with this expansion, of SUMAIT University – Zanzibar. The University is also making restructuring of Programs and Faculties in Education and Administration positions to accommodate the business needs.


Therefore, SUMAIT University wishes to invite both applications from suitable Internal and External qualified Individuals to fill the academic vacant posts as follows:-


Senior  Lecturer /Assistant or Associate Professor of Clinical  or Counseling Psychology) (2 Posts)

The Department of Counseling and Psychology at Sumait University Zanzibar invites applications for the forthcoming new program of post graduate/ Master of Clinical Psychology Degree. The Applicant should be a full-time, tenured position at the rank of Senior Lecturer, Associate or Full Professor. Start date is October 2021.



  • Master’s degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology with GPA not less than 4 out of 5 or equivalent in the same discipline.
  • A PhD is preferred (Clinical or Counselling Psychology considered). A successful candidate must possess experience in college level teaching. All specializations will be considered. Candidates with additional credentials are especially invited to apply.
  • Meets criteria for tenure at the Associate- or Full- level at BGSU, including scholarly record, teaching effectiveness, and record of service.

Essential Duties, Tasks, Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Teaching responsibilities should include under/postgraduate and graduate courses in clinical psychology; supervise and Master’s student research.
  • Maintain an active research program that results in publishing in peer-reviewed journals and obtaining external funding for research
  • Designing/Develop under/post graduate academic programs.
  • Providing counseling sessions as a related service for eligible students.
  • Conduct psychological assessments/psychometrics.
  • Supervise undergraduate/postgraduate researches.
  • Provide service to the Department, College, University, and profession
  • Supervise practicum and internships.
  • Applicants should have experience in Counseling/clinical practices.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the university.



Salary and Remunerations 

SUMAIT University offers attractive salary and remunerations according to the University’s Salary Scales.


Mode of Application 

Applicants should submit their applications supported by detailed Curriculum Vitae (C.V.), certified copies of their certificates, names and addresses of three non-relative referees who can be contacted for references. Foreign awards should be verified by Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU).


Hand delivered application should reach to Sumait University, Chukwani Street Zanzibar not later than 3:30hrs on 14 June 2021. Or you can send your application through Email at:

Applications should be addressed to: 

Vice Chancellor,
SUMAIT University,
P.O. Box 1933, Zanzibar.

The deadline for submitting the application is 14 June 2021.