Assistant Professor in the area of Developmental Psychology.

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 Psychology. The appointment will begin July 1, 2017.

Applicants are expected to have demonstrated excellence in both research and teaching in developmental psychology, with a focus on cognitive development, in an area that expands the breadth of our program.


The successful candidate will have received his or her Ph.D. by the start date of the appointment, or shortly thereafter. He/she will be able to demonstrate evidence of excellence in both teaching and research in developmental psychology. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, letters of reference and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Candidates also must have a record of excellence in research in the area of cognitive development as demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain an active, 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 Genes, Environment, Nervous System and Behaviour, 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.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Application Information: All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by visiting and click job # 1600712.  Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and copies of representative publications. All application materials should be submitted online. Please direct questions to mailto:  The application deadline is October 3, 2016.

Submission guidelines can be found at:  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 directly to the department via e-mail to by the closing date. We encourage applicants to use Interfolio for their letters of reference.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.