Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto - Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, social psychology & stats

The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the areas of social psychology and statistics. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2017.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in social psychology or a closely related field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter and possess a record of excellence in teaching and teaching-related scholarly activities. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by strong letters of reference, teaching evaluations, and a dossier including syllabi submitted as part of the application. Evidence of commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation is required. The successful candidate will be expected to communicate current research theories and findings in social psychology and should demonstrate evidence of such skills (for example, through peer-reviewed research papers published in psychology journals or conference presentations). Priority will be given to candidates who can also demonstrate teaching excellence in statistics at the undergraduate level and who can demonstrate a working knowledge of advanced statistical approaches. Expertise in an additional area such as personality or developmental psychology may be considered.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All qualified applicants are invited to apply by visiting Click on “Faculty Opportunities” and search for Job # 1601229.

Applicants should submit a complete and current curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi related to the teaching of social psychology and at least one other area of psychology, and a statement regarding career goals), and teaching evaluations. All application materials should be submitted online. Submission guidelines can be found at

Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters (on letterhead and signed) directly to the department via e-mail to by the review date of December 1, 2016.

The committee will begin to consider applications as of December 1, 2016 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries should be directed to Professor Susanne Ferber, Chair of the Department of Psychology ( For more information about the Department of Psychology, please visit our home page at

The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.