The University of Windsor’s Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in either of the following areas (1) Child and Adolescent Clinical Neuropsychology or (2) Psychotherapy Research or Health Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2021. This position is one of six new hires in the Department of Psychology over three years. All positions are subject to final budgetary approval.
In addition to serving a large undergraduate population, the Psychology Department offers doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology and Applied Social Psychology. Our CPA-accredited Clinical Psychology Program offers specialized training in three areas: Adult Clinical, Child Clinical, and life-span Clinical Neuropsychology. The department has the largest doctoral program on campus, an energetic and collaborative culture of scholarship, and operates a state-of-the-art Psychological Services and Research Centre. For further details, visit our website at http://www.uwindsor.ca/psychology.
Child and Adolescent Clinical Neuropsychology
Candidates will have completed a PhD in clinical psychology or clinical neuropsychology from a CPA- or APA-accredited program with pre-doctoral or post-doctoral specialty training. If not presently registered in Ontario, successful candidates must be eligible for registration in Clinical Neuropsychology with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) and must initiate the registration process within the first nine months of hire, as registration in Ontario is required for all clinical positions. Successful candidates will be committed to the scientist-practitioner model. Within their area of expertise, candidates will demonstrate research productivity and the capacity to develop a strong research program and attract external research funding. They will have undergraduate teaching experience and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses broadly related to their area of expertise; be able to supervise undergraduate and graduate student research; contribute to the service and administrative activities of the clinical program, the department, and the university; and provide clinical training and supervision to graduate students through on-campus practica at our Psychological Services and Research Centre (PSRC) and Sport-Related Concussion Centre.
Applicants are expected to have specialised training and research interests in a broad range of neuropsychological development from early childhood through older adolescence, including individuals with typical and/or atypical development. In addition to the general requirements listed above, applicants must be competent to work in Clinical Neuropsychology with children and adolescents and must be prepared to teach graduate courses in child neuropsychology and supervise neuropsychological assessments of children and adolescents in our on-campus clinic, in addition to contributing to the undergraduate and clinical graduate program overall.
Psychotherapy Research or Health Psychology
Candidates will have completed a PhD in clinical psychology from a CPA- or APA-accredited program, ideally with pre-doctoral or post-doctoral specialty training either in psychotherapy research or in health psychology/behavioural medicine. If not presently registered in Ontario, successful candidates must be eligible for registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) and must initiate the registration process within the first six months of hire, as registration in Ontario is required for all clinical faculty positions. Successful candidates will be committed to the scientist-practitioner model. Within their area of expertise, candidates will demonstrate research productivity, the capacity to develop a strong research program, and attract external research funding. They will have undergraduate teaching experience and the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses broadly related to their area of expertise; be able to supervise undergraduate and graduate student research; contribute to the service and administrative activities of the clinical program, the Department, and the University; and provide clinical training and supervision to graduate students through on-campus practica at our Psychological Services and Research Centre (PSRC).
Candidates may apply based on their interest in either, psychotherapy research, or based on interest in health psychology (expertise in both is not expected). Those whose interests are in psychotherapy research will demonstrate knowledge and interest in the understanding, application, and research of psychotherapy. Experience in the study of treatment outcomes, therapeutic processes, and the training of psychotherapists will be advantageous. Candidates whose interests are in health psychology will demonstrate knowledge and interest in the understanding, application, and research of lifestyle interventions that promote human well-being and in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, eating disorders, pain, sleep disorders, stress. Knowledge and interest in emerging adult populations and the application of web-based technologies (e.g., telehealth) to deliver preventative and intervention services would be assets. In addition to the general requirements listed above, applicants must be competent to work with adults, and must be prepared and competent to teach graduate courses in assessment, diagnosis, prevention and intervention.
- a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
- a detailed and current curriculum vitae (for CV items listed as “in press” or “accepted,” please include official documentation confirming acceptance);
- a statement of research interests;
- up to three (3) samples of published or in-review scholarly articles or papers presented at professional conferences, including (if applicable) clear indications of your contribution to any jointly authored pieces;
- a teaching dossier or evidence of teaching effectiveness that may include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at www.uwindsor.ca/ctl/links-pd);
- official PhD transcripts and certification of degree (copies are acceptable); and
- three (3) current letters of reference forwarded directly by the referees to the Department Head, at the address or email listed below.
Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications. To ensure full consideration, complete an online application (www.uwindsor.ca/facultypositions) found on the job advertisement and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of September 30, 2020. Review of applications will begin after September 30, 2020. Although applications may be considered after the deadline date, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the Appointments Committee.
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When completing the online application, please reference
Position Number: 002106TT-2021-PSY
Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to:
Dr. Dennis L. Jackson, Department Head, Department of Psychology
Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Windsor,
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4
Phone: (519) 253-3000 Ext. 2232; Fax: (519) 973-3612; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 15,500 students. We are a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments. In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator (email@example.com). Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (www.uwindsor.ca/ohrea). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.