Assistant Professor of Psychology

University of New Brunswick

Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John, N.B., invites applications for a 9-month term position with the possibility of renewal in quantitative methods at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing August 1, 2024, subject to final budgetary approval.

The Department offers undergraduate programs in Psychology and Biology-Psychology, as well as a Master of Arts in Psychology, a course-based Master of Applied Psychology, Research, and Evaluation, and a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology that is offered jointly with the Department of Psychology at UNB Fredericton. The Department has a strong background in experimental/applied psychology and solid links with Horizon Health Network, and Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick. The Department also contributes to the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology Program offered on the UNB Fredericton campus.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Psychology specializing in quantitative data analysis and methodologies. The successful candidate will teach a range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, including research methods and statistics, testing and measurement (psychometrics), and a fourth-year seminar focused on the candidate's research specialisation. A background in neuroscience would be an asset. The supervision of undergraduate research (e.g., Honours theses) may be required, as well as participation on graduate student projects. Evidence of teaching competence will be required, as indicated by teaching evaluations, a teaching dossier, and testimonials from individuals familiar with the candidate's capabilities.

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are requested to submit electronically (as a single PDF) a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and up to three reprints of recent publications to psycsj@unb.ca. Three confidential letters of reference will be required for short-listed candidates.

Applicants should state whether they are a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada, or an international applicant.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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