Instructor - Developmental Psychology.

Instructor - Developmental Psychology.
The Faculty of Arts, Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time limited-term (4-year) position at the rank of Instructor, in the area of Developmental Psychology. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017.
We are seeking a candidate who is focused on teaching and teaching innovation in the area of developmental psychology with a focus on child and/or adolescent human development. Preference will be given to applicants with a focus on social development; however, applicants with other areas of expertise within child/adolescent developmental psychology are encouraged to apply. Duties will include teaching at the undergraduate level including large, first- year courses as well as 3rd and 4th- year courses designed for our program majors. Participation in curriculum development and administrative duties, departmental and university service, and active support for our undergraduate program including mentoring and inspiring students in the subject area is expected.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology and demonstrate evidence of, or strong potential for, teaching effectiveness, experience in student mentoring, innovation in teaching at the university level, and facility with the use of technology in classroom instruction.
Applications should be sent as a single .pdf document and must include a current curriculum vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching dossier, up to three samples of peer- reviewed work that demonstrates integration of teaching and scholarly expertise, and the names and contact information for 3-5 referees. The materials should be sent electronically to, directed to:
Chair, Developmental Search Committee
Department of Psychology
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta Canada T2N 1N4
To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by October 31, 2016.
For more information about the Department and the University of Calgary, please see our websites: and The Department of Psychology is administratively located within the Faculty of Arts ( at the University of Calgary.