Faculty Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Cognitive Aging
Home Faculty: Health
Home Department/Area/Division: Psychology
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2012

Department of Psychology

Cognitive Aging

Applications are invited for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Cognitive Aging, at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Psychology or a relevant field. Applicants should have an ongoing program of research in cognitive aging and specialize in one or more of the following areas: memory, attention, language, or higher-order cognitive processes. Research should investigate the processes of change across the adult lifespan as they relate to the function of specific cognitive abilities. Research relating to healthy and successful aging is a priority. 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 undergraduate teaching and research. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The start date is July 1, 2012. Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs 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 1, 2011, to: Chair, Cognitive Aging Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3, Tel: 416.736.5116. Fax: 416.736.5814. E-mail: psychair@yorku.ca.


Posting End Date: November 1, 2011