Tenure Stream Position in Developmental Psychology - 1601106

Tenure Stream Position in Developmental Psychology - 1601106

The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Developmental Psychology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2017.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Psychology, or a closely related field, by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter with a focus on developmental science. He or she must also have an established record of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements by referees. The candidate must also demonstrate excellence in teaching. This can be accomplished through, for example, excellent course evaluations, a coherent statement of teaching philosophy that is linked to evidence of excellent pedagogical practice, or demonstrated excellent performance in other teaching related activities, including performance as a teaching assistant, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, or excellent conference posters or presentations. The successful candidate will provide evidence of an ability to build an excellent world-class externally funded research program, and evidence of readiness to undertake undergraduate and graduate research supervision and teaching. The successful candidate will also be expected to perform standard professional and administrative activities typical of a department and/or university. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach, and live in one of the most diverse cities of the world. The successful candidate will be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Psychology (www.psych.utoronto.ca). Developmental faculty and graduate students also participate in tri-campus research and training programs in their specific areas of interest, including Human Development   (www.oise.utoronto.ca/humandevelopment), Neuroscience (www.neuroscience.utoronto.ca), and other graduate training groups with developmental interests.

The Department of Psychology at UTSC includes faculty members with interests in developmental, social, cognitive, clinical, and behavioral neuroscience. For more information about our department faculty and new initiatives in brain imaging and clinical science, please visit our home page:  www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~psych.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at http://uoft.me/1601106.  Applicants should submit a complete and current curriculum vita, a statement outlining current and future research interests, three recent publications, and a teaching portfolio. If you have questions about this position, please emailpsychology-applications@utsc.utoronto.ca. All applications must be submitted online by the closing date of Thursday, October 13, 2016.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation (on letterhead, signed and scanned) to be sent directly by the referee to: psychology-applications@utsc.utoronto.ca

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 http://uoft.me/UP.

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