Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Clinical Health Psychology (Adult)
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 professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Clinical Health Psychology (Adult) at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. 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 health psychology. Candidates should have a strong research record demonstrating excellence or rising eminence in their field, and the ability to attract substantial external, peer-reviewed research funding. Applicants should show excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching academic as well as clinical/skills-oriented courses, and in the supervision of graduate student research and practice in clinical psychology. 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 with a rich diversity of perspectives and a strong sense of social responsibility. Our Psychology Department is ranked among the top 100 in the world according to QS World Rankings. The Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program (Adult) with 16 active core faculty members is the largest in English Canada and is accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association. The York University Psychology Clinic on campus provides state-of-the art training resources in clinical psychology and off-campus affiliations with top-notch healthcare and research settings are extensive.

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 Health Psychology Search Committee.


Posting End Date: November 1, 2019