Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Clinical Neuroscience of Vision
Home Faculty: Health
Home Department/Area/Division: Psychology
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2009

Department of Psychology
Clinical Neuroscience of Vision

The Department of Psychology ( invites applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment in clinical neuroscience of vision at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2009. All York University positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant field. Applicants should have an ongoing program of research and specialize in clinical neuroscience of vision. Research methodologies may include psychophysics, evoked potentials, brain imaging, and computational modeling to investigate normal and clinical populations. Interdisciplinary scientists combining multiple approaches are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates should show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and in scholarly research and publication. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision as well as research and undergraduate teaching. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

York University has large and expanding research programs in cognitive neuroscience. Candidates will be eligible for membership of the Centre for Vision Research at York (, one of the major vision research groups in North America. York University is located in Toronto, Canada, a dynamic and multicultural metropolis consistently ranked as one of the top cities in the world in terms of quality of life.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three letters of reference and teaching evaluations should be sent by November 15, 2008 to:

Chair, Department of Psychology Search Committee
Faculty of Health
Room 296, BSB
York University, 4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
Enquiries may be made to


Posting End Date: November 15, 2008