The Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Social, Personality, or Health Psychology. This appointment will begin July 1, 2016.
Applicants are expected to utilize ecologically valid approaches and advanced statistical methods in a program of research that focuses on understanding health or well-being outcomes, and to have demonstrated a publication record of excellence with regards to these criteria. The successful candidate will be part of the Health, Adaptation, and Well-being Cluster (HAWC) in the Department of Psychology at UTM. There will be opportunities to collaborate with UTM psychologists in our other research clusters focused on Genes, Environment, Nervous System and Behaviour, Developmental Science, and Human Communication, as well as with researchers on all three campuses of the University of Toronto.
The successful candidate will have received his or her Ph.D. by the start date of the appointment, or shortly thereafter. He/she will be able to demonstrate evidence of excellence in both teaching and research. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, letters of reference and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Candidates also must have a record of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees.
The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain an active, externally funded program of research and to contribute to the education and training of undergraduate students as well as graduate students enrolled in the tri-campus University of Toronto Psychology Graduate Program.
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For more information on the Department of Psychology, UTM please visit us at http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/psychology/welcome-psychology-utm
Application Information: All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by visiting https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/moresearch.ftl?lang=en and click job #1500724. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and copies of representative publications. All application materials should be submitted online. Please direct questions to email@example.com. The application deadline is October 1, 2015.
Submission guidelines can be found at: http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/careers/co/Using_the_online_application_system.htm . We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.
Applicants should also ask [at least] three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing dates. We strongly encourage applicants to use Interfolio http://www.interfolio.com/services/dossier/ for their letters of reference.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The full job advertisement is also available here.