School of Psychology at the University of Ottawa

The School of Psychology at the University of Ottawa is accepting applications for one (1) tenure-track position with expertise in social-community and/or cognitive psychology and a strong background in statistics. The candidates should have a Ph.D. in Psychology and have demonstrated excellence as evidenced by their publications.


Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels
Supervising Master’s and Ph.D. candidates
Conducting research and publishing activities
Participating in the University’s academic and administrative activities
Other activities as specified in the collective agreement

Completed Ph.D in psychology.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching
Strong publication and research track record

The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution, and all professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences must be actively bilingual to gain tenure. The successful candidate will be required to teach in both English and French from their second year in the department. The University of Ottawa offers second-language training to staff members and their spouses.


Tenure-track position.  Assistant professor salary scale commensurate at $80,673.


July 1st, 2017


School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, 136 Jean-Jacques Lussier, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5


The University of Ottawa provides a complete compensation package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance.

Consideration of applications will begin on December 15th, 2016 and will continue until the position is successfully filled.

Applicants must submit their curriculum vitae, a letter describing their teaching and research experience and interests, an example of their current research, an indication their French and English language abilities and submit copies of their main publications and teaching evaluations. Applicants must also request that three referees send letters of recommendation under separate cover.

All information and letters are to be sent directly to:

Martin Lalumière
Assistant Director, School of Psychology
Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Ottawa
136 Jean-Jacques Lussier, room 3002
Ottawa, Ontario   K1N 6N5
Fax: (613) 562-5147

All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.