Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Department of Psychology

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December 15, 2020
Winnipeg, MB
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 The Department of Psychology at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for a probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Subject to budgetary approval, the appointment will be effective July 1, 2021. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated record of research productivity with the ability to build and maintain an externally funded research program. We welcome applications from all specializations within psychology but particularly solicit candidates in clinical psychology or cognitive neuroscience (or related fields such as developmental, behavioural, or social neuroscience). Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field (e.g., neuroscience).

The University of Winnipeg is an urban campus on Treaty One land in the heart of the Métis homeland. We are a liberal arts and sciences institution with a diverse student body and a focus on undergraduate education. The psychology department has 18 faculty members with varied research interests and offers three-year, four-year, and honours undergraduate degrees. The successful applicant will: (a) teach undergraduate courses in psychology based on departmental needs; (b) maintain an active research program that incorporates undergraduates; and, (c) share in the administrative responsibilities of the department and university. The successful applicant will receive a reduced course load in the first year.

Applicants are requested to submit a complete application that will include:

  • a cover letter
  • a current curriculum vitae
  • a research statement
  • evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, which could include formal student evaluations of teaching, informal testimonials from students, and/or a teaching dossier.

The application deadline is January 29, 2021. Consideration of applications will continue until such time as the position is filled. Applicants must submit the above materials through The University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system, https://www.northstarats.com/University-of-Winnipeg

Candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation (addressed to the Departmental Personnel Committee) to be e-mailed separately to:

Karen Barkhouse, Administrative Assistant, Department of Psychology

email: k.barkhouse@uwinnipeg.ca

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.