Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Social-Personality Psychology
Home Faculty: Health
Home Department/Area/Division: Psychology
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2019

The Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health at York University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track professorial-stream appointment in Social-Personality Psychology, at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2019. Core responsibilities will include scholarly research, undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision, and service within York University.

Applicants with a PhD in Social and/or Personality Psychology, and a strong program of scholarly research in social and/or personality psychology are encouraged to apply. Applicants should show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching, graduate supervision, and scholarly research as evidenced by publishing in the highest quality journals and potential to obtain sustainable research funding. Applicants’ research statement should include information about how they have pursued or intend to pursue goals related to a reproducible and open science. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education, community engaged learning and technology enhanced learning is preferred. The position will involve undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision. The successful candidate must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

York is Canada’s third largest university, located in Toronto Ontario, with a rich diversity of perspectives and a strong sense of social responsibility that sets it apart. Our Psychology Department is ranked among the top 100 in the world according to the 2017 QS World Rankings.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

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. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: . Please select the 'Affirmative Action' tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

A cover letter (please specify the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email and in any correspondence), curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests including information about reproducible and open science practices, three reprints or preprints, and a statement of teaching, along with teaching evaluations (if available), should be uploaded into a single .pdf file and sent by November 1, 2018, to email: Arrangements should be made for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted to the same email address and addressed to Chair, Social-Personality Psychology Professorial Stream Search Committee.


Posting End Date: November 1, 2018