The Department of Psychology at Carleton University invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary (tenure-track) appointment in Occupational Health Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2012.
Applicants must have a Ph.D., have demonstrated excellence in teaching and possess a strong commitment to research and scholarship, as reflected in publications, in the area of Occupational Health Psychology. The successful candidate will have the ability to develop an externally-funded, high quality research program; will be committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level; and will contribute effectively to the academic life of the Department.
The Department is interested in candidates with an established or developing research program in the area of Occupational Health Psychology. Preference will be given to candidates whose health-related research expands our current graduate field of Applied Psychology and who has some knowledge and experience in personnel selection.
The Department of Psychology offer opportunities to explore psychology’s major fields including Health, Developmental, Cognitive, Applied, Forensic, and Personality/Social. We also have intellectual ties with academic units offering degrees in Cognitive Science, Child Studies, Human Computer Interaction, and Neuroscience. Carleton has offered undergraduate degrees in Psychology since 1953 and graduate degrees in Psychology since 1961. The Department of Psychology currently offers undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, as well as the Faculty of Science. Graduate programs in Psychology are offered at the master’s and doctoral level. Further information on the department is available at http://www2.carleton.ca/psychology
Please send applications to Chair, Department of Psychology, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6. Fax 613-520-3667. Applications and reference letters can be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, examples of publications and materials relevant to teaching experience. Interviews will include both a research talk and a lecture on a topic in occupational health psychology. Applicants should ask three referees to write letters directly to the Chair. Applications will be considered after January 1, 2012 or until the position is filled.
Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution with a tradition of leading change. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide more than 25,000 full- and part-time students from every province and more than 100 countries around the world with academic opportunities in more than 65 programs of study. Carleton’s creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, governance, public policy, and the arts. As an innovative institution, Carleton is uniquely committed to developing solutions to real world problems by pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding daily.
Minutes from downtown, Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus in the central portion of Ottawa, bordered by the Rideau River on one side, and the Rideau Canal on the other. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. The City of Ottawa itself, with a population of almost one million, is Canada’s capital city and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country.
Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
All positions are subject to budgetary approval.