Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Clinical Developmental Psychology (Child and Youth)
Home Faculty: Health
Home Department/Area/Division: Psychology
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2020

The Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health at York University ( invites applications for a full-time tenure track professorial-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Clinical-Developmental Psychology, to commence July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants 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.

We encourage applications from scientist-practitioners with a strong program of research in any area of developmental psychopathology that involves child and youth mental health. Preference will be given to candidates with high quality research programs in implementation science, assessment, intervention, high-risk behaviours, and/ or neurodevelopmental disorders. The successful candidate must show evidence of excellence, or promise of excellence, in teaching as well as in scholarly research and publication. Pedagogical innovation in areas such as experiential education and technology-enhanced learning is preferred. The successful candidate must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively and will be expected to engage in clinical supervision activities in our York University Psychology Clinic, as well as in undergraduate and graduate teaching and research supervision. The successful candidate must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

York University is one of the few universities in Canada to offer graduate education in Clinical Developmental Psychology with a Clinical Neuropsychology option for specialization. Both the Clinical Developmental Psychology Program and Clinical Neuropsychology Program are accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association. The successful candidate will benefit from York University's strong clinical faculty complement and infrastructure, including our in-house clinic, state of the art imaging technology, and affiliations with research, hospital, and treatment centres.

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Dr. Jennifer Connolly, Chair – Department of Psychology at

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 women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at .

A cover letter of application (please specify the title of the position in the subject line of your email and in any correspondence), an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three reprints or preprints, and teaching evaluations (if available) should be merged into a single pdf file and sent by November 1, 2019 to: Arrangements should also be made for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted to the same email and addressed to Chair, Clinical Developmental Psychology Search Committee.


Posting End Date: November 1, 2019