The Department of Psychology at York University (

The Department of Psychology at York University ( invites applications for a full-time tenure track position (Assistant Professor rank) in Developmental Neuroscience, to commence July 1, 2016.

York is Canada’s third largest university, located in Toronto Ontario, with a rich diversity of perspectives and a strong sense of social responsibility that sets it apart. Our Psychology Department is ranked among the top 100 in the world according to 2015 QS World Rankings. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Candidates with a PhD in Psychology and a strong program of research in Developmental Neuroscience are encouraged to apply. Candidates should show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and in scholarly research and publication. Research experience in any area of developmental neuroscience will be given full consideration. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching and research. Candidates must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

A cover letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three reprints or preprints, and teaching evaluations (if available) should be uploaded into a single .pdf file and sent by November 15, 2015 to email: Arrangements should be made for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted to the same email and addressed to Chair, Psychology Search Committee, 296 Behavioural Science Building, Department of Psychology, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M3J 1P3.

Ellen Bialystok, Ph.D., FRSC
Distinguished Research Professor
Department of Psychology
York University
Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3

Office: 416 736-2100 Ext. 66109
Lab: 416 736-2100 Ext. 30562
Fax: 416 736-5814