Faculty Position

Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga, ON, Canada

Assistant Professor – Developmental Neuropsychology (Tenure Stream)

The application deadline is October 15, 2018

The Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Developmental Neuropsychology. The appointment will begin July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will have received a Ph.D. in Psychology or related field by the start date of the appointment, or shortly thereafter. The applicant must demonstrate evidence of excellence in both teaching and research in developmental neuropsychology in an area that expands and complements the breadth of our program. Candidates should have a strong research program that demonstrates both theoretical and methodological excellence.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Candidates also must have a record of excellence in research as demonstrated by a record of impactful contributions and publications in top-ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing. Applicants who are able to contribute to multiple research areas within Psychology are especially welcomed.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain an active, innovative, independent, externally funded program of research and to contribute to the education and training of undergraduate students as well as graduate students enrolled in the tri-campus University of Toronto Psychology Graduate Program.  There will be opportunities to collaborate with UTM psychologists in research clusters focused on Behavioural Neuroscience, Developmental Science, Human Communication, and/or Health, Adaptation and Well-being, as well as with researchers on all three campuses of the University of Toronto. Applicants are encouraged to speak to how they will contribute to the research activities of the department.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Information: Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and copies of representative publications. Click the Apply and follow the instructions for this application.

Equity and diversity are among UTM’s core values and are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

All application materials should be submitted online. Please direct questions to:  psychair.admin@utoronto.ca.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.  We recommend combining attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

Applicants should also ask [at least] three referees to send letters (dated, signed, and on letterhead), directly to the department via e-mail to psychair.admin@utoronto.ca by the closing date. We encourage applicants to use Interfolio http://www.interfolio.com/services/dossier/ for their letters of reference only.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey.  This survey is voluntary.  Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff.  Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes.  For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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

Required Qualification: A Ph.D. in Psychology or related field by the start date of the appointment, or shortly thereafter
Desirable Qualities: Evidence of excellence in both teaching and research in developmental neuropsychology Strong research program that demonstrates both theoretical and methodological excellence
Application Deadline: October 15, 2018