Developmental Psychopathology Positions at Queenís University: Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Developmental Psychopathology Positions at Queenís University: Kingston, Ontario, Canada
The Department of Psychology at Queenís University invites applications for two Tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in developmental psychopathology, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2017.
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Clinical Psychology or a related area completed at the start date of the appointment. They must be licensed or be eligible for licensure through the College of Psychologists of Ontario. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of a high quality research program with the potential to link with strengths within the Department (e.g., cognitive, affective, and developmental neuroscience; stress and psychopathology; developmental psychology).  They will have an excellent track record of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will be required to make contributions through service to the department, Faculty, University, and/or broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  These positions are subject to final budgetary approval by the University.
The Department has excellent facilities for interdisciplinary research through its links with the Queenís Centre for Neuroscience Studies and its 3T Siemens Trio MRI facility (, the Queenís Biological Communication Centre (, the High Performance Computing Virtual Laboratory (, and the Queenís University Psychology Clinic ( The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queenís is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: ìI am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canadaî; OR, ìI am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canadaî. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.
A complete application consists of:
-       a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);

-       a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications, awards and grants received);

-       a statement of research interests;

-       a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching philosophy, teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,

-       Three letters of reference to be sent electronically to Dr. Wendy Craig, Head, Department of Psychology.

At least one of the letters of reference must be at armís length, and the letters should preferably be from more than one university or other appropriate institutions. Reference letters should be dated, and include the refereeís name, position, department, institution, email address and telephone number, the name of the nominee, and the period of time and the capacity in which the referee has known the nominee.
The deadline for applications is November 30, 2016. Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed only if the position remains unfilled.
Applicants are encouraged application packages electronically as PDFs to Dr. Wendy Craig at, although hard copy applications may be submitted to:
Dr. Wendy Craig,
Head of the Department of Psychology
62 Arch Street
Queenís University
Kingston, Ontario
The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicantís accessibility needs.  If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Theresa Brennan in The Department of Psychology, at or 613-533-6406.
Academic staff at Queenís University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queenís University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at at