Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Psychology, Department of Psychology

Competition Number: U13.24
Employee Group: UWFA-RAS
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Job Type: Tenure Track
Date Posted: February 2, 2024
Closing Date: 03/03/2024

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Psychology
Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for a probationary tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Social Psychology. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2024, subject to budgetary approval.

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated record of research productivity with the ability to build and maintain an externally funded research program. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in psychology or be near completion by the start date of the appointment.

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 19 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 (the ability to teach advanced statistics is an asset); (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.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff and faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. In accordance with the University of Winnipeg Employment Equity and Diversity Policy and section 11 of The Human Rights Code, this is a designated search for women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. Please confidentially self-identify at the time of application.

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

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 March 3, 2024. 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:
Nadya Alahakoon, Program Officer, Department of Psychology
email: n.alahakoon@uwinnipeg.ca (please put “Recommendation Letter” in the subject line).

We appreciate all applicants’ interest, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. For additional enquiries about this position, please contact Dr. Derrick Bourassa, Chair, Department of Psychology at d.bourassa@uwinnipeg.ca or 204-786-9869.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact Elieth Martinez, HR Consultant at e.martinez@uwinnipeg.ca or 204-258-2928. 

The personal information of applicants is collected under the authority of the University of Winnipeg Act and 36(1)(b) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. All personal information collected via the recruitment process is used to assess the applicant’s suitability, eligibility, and qualifications for employment, and to otherwise support recruitment activities. This information will be provided to participating members of the recruitment process. Questions regarding the collection of your personal information may be directed to the Director, HR Services, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2E9 or 204.786.9066.