Department of Psychology
The Department of Psychology at Trent University in Peterborough invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank in the area(s) of developmental, social and/or health psychology. The position is subject to budgetary approval and will commence July 1, 2011. Applicants are expected to have a PhD in Psychology (or a related discipline) and a strong record of teaching and research accomplishment. Applicants will be expected to teach one or more sections of introductory psychology and should have teaching and research interests that complement those of existing faculty. There are numerous possibilities for collaborative research within the department and university, and in hospitals and schools in the Peterborough area. Research within the department is broadly focused on behavioural and mental health with sub-specialties that include cognitive and behavioural neuroscience, lifespan development, mental health and wellness, and women’s health. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to become involved in the department’s MA/MSc in Psychology as well as Trent’s interdisciplinary graduate programs, Applied Modelling and Quantitative Methods, Canadian Studies, Indigenous Studies, and Trent Queen’s program.
Candidates must have completed the PhD by the start of the appointment. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, selected reprints, a summary of their research program, copies of teaching evaluations, a statement of teaching philosophy, and any other supporting materials, plus arrange to have three letters of reference forwarded to: Dr. Elaine Scharfe, Chair, Department of Psychology, Trent University, Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8; firstname.lastname@example.org. The review of applications will begin on April 30, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Trent University is an employment equity employer and especially invites applications from women, aboriginal people, visible minorities, and disabled persons.