Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Quantitative Methods
Home Faculty: Health
Home Department/Area/Division: Psychology
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2021
 

Faculty of Health – Department of Psychology
Quantitative Methods

The Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, York University ( http://psyc.info.yorku.ca/ ) invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Quantitative Methods at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021. York’s Quantitative Methods for Psychology program is the largest in Canada and we are looking for individuals who can build on our reputation as a leader in Quantitative Methods research, teaching and training. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD in Psychology at the time of appointment and a strong program of research in Quantitative Methods is required. Candidates with specializations in any area of Quantitative Methods for Psychology will be considered, such as latent variable modeling, multilevel modeling, Bayesian statistics, causal analysis, data visualization, measurement, meta-analysis, longitudinal analysis, and robust statistics.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and, as appropriate, externally funded research at the highest level.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence or promise of research excellence of a recognized international calibre as demonstrated in: the research statement; a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) with significant journals in the field; presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing.

The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching in Quantitative Methods and the successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Evidence of excellence or promise of excellence in teaching Quantitative Methods will be provided through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference. Further, preference will be given to those with demonstrated experience in, or strong potential for, curricular development.

York University champions new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Through cross-disciplinary 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 more than 300,000 alumni. Our Psychology Department is ranked 8th in Canada according to 2020 QS World Rankings and 33rd in the World according to the 2020 Times Higher Education Global Impact Ranking.

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 psychair@yorku.ca.

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 http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ 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: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-identification-form/. 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 http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form.

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 recently published or in press papers, and teaching evaluations (if available) should be merged into a single pdf file and sent by November 1, 2020 to: psycjobs@yorku.ca. Arrangements should also be made for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted to the same email and addressed to Chair, Quantitative Methods for Psychology Search Committee.

 

Posting End Date: November 1, 2020