Department of Psychology at St. Francis Xavier University

The Department of Psychology at St. Francis Xavier University is seeking applications for a 9 month limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Lecturer commencing September 1, 2016.  Preference will be given to candidates with a completed Ph.D.  We are looking for instructors with experience or ability to teach Introductory Psychology (PSYC 100) and Learning (PSYC 210). A summary of teaching experience, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and a CV should accompany the letter of application.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.  Consideration of applications will begin Aug. 1, 2016. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.


Electronic submission of a curriculum vitae, letter of application, teaching and research summaries, and three letters of reference should be sent to, or a copy submission can be sent to Dr. Peter McCormick, Chair, Department of Psychology, St. Francis Xavier University, PO Box 5000, Antigonish, N.S., B2G 2W5.  Phone (902) 867-3926; Fax (902) 867-5189; e-mail


Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. If you are selected for an interview for the advertised position, proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency is required.  StFX respects diversity and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities and members of sexual minority groups.