Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant/Associate Professor
Discipline/Field: Clinical Developmental Psychology
Home Faculty: Health
Home Department/Area/Division: Psychology
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2017

Clinical Developmental Psychology

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Through cross-discipline programming, innovative course design, diverse experiential learning and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and 295,000+ alumni.

Our Psychology Department is ranked among the top 100 in the world according to 2016 QS World Rankings. York University is now one of the few universities in Canada to offer students graduate education in clinical neuropsychology. The successful candidate will benefit from York University's strong neuroscience faculty and infrastructure, including a state-of-the-art fMRI facility and affiliations with research, hospital, and treatment centres within a short drive of the University.

The Department of Psychology at York University ( invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Clinical Developmental Psychology with a focus on Pediatric Neuropsychology to commence July 1, 2017, subject to budgetary approval. Candidates must hold a PhD in Psychology from an accredited clinical training program and be eligible for registration as a Psychologist in the province of Ontario with authorized practice in Clinical Neuropsychology.

Candidates who have expertise in clinical pediatric neuropsychology are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will provide evidence of a high quality research program with the potential to link with key strengths within the Department of Psychology (e.g. cognitive/developmental neuroscience, neuroimaging, neurodevelopmental disorders, and lifespan cognitive and social development). The ideal candidate will meet both clinical and research supervision needs for students in our Clinical Neuropsychology Stream, which is embedded within our CPA accredited child and adult clinical areas. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence, or promise of excellence, in scholarly research and in teaching as the position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching and supervision of honours students and she/he must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.

The successful candidate must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively and will be expected to contribute through service to the department, faculty, and university, and engage in clinical supervision activities in our York University Psychology Clinic such as training in clinical neuropsychological assessments.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

A cover letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three reprints or preprints, and teaching evaluations (if available) should be uploaded into a single .pdf file and sent to Arrangements should be made for three signed confidential letters of reference to be submitted by this deadline to the same email and addressed to Chair, Clinical Pediatric Neuropsychology Search Committee, 296 Behavioural Science Building, Department of Psychology, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, Canada M3J 1P3. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The application deadline has been extended to November 20, 2016.


Posting End Date: November 20, 2016