Assistant Professor


Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - 1700999


The Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Social/Personality Psychology. This appointment will begin July 1, 2018, with the successful applicant joining the department's Health, Adaptation, and Well-Being Cluster (HAWC).

Applicants should demonstrate research excellence in the area of social/personality psychology. Applicants are expected to use multiple methods, including ecologically valid approaches, and utilize advanced statistics in their program of research. Expertise in a distinct methodology or subject area that compliments the existing research strengths of our faculty is especially encouraged.

The successful candidate will have received his or her Ph.D. in Psychology or related field by the start date of the appointment, or shortly thereafter. He/she must demonstrate evidence of excellence in both teaching and research in Social or Personality Psychology. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Candidates also must have a record of excellence in research as demonstrated by a record of sustained contributions and publications in respected and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain an active, externally funded program of research and to contribute to the education and training of undergraduate students as well as graduate students enrolled in the tri-campus University of Toronto Psychology Graduate Program. There will be opportunities to collaborate with UTM psychologists in research clusters focused on Behavioural Neuroscience, Developmental Science, Human Communication, and/or Health, Adaptation and Well-being, as well as with researchers on all three campuses of the University of Toronto.
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For more information on the Department of Psychology, UTM please visit us at http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/psychology/.

Application Information: All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and copies of representative publications. All application materials should be submitted online. Please direct questions to: psychair.admin@utoronto.ca. The application deadline is September 18, 2017.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://careers.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/taleo-help/. We recommend combining attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

Applicants should also ask [at least] three referees to send letters (signed and on letterhead) directly to the department via e-mail to: psychair.admin@utoronto.ca by the closing date. We encourage applicants to use Interfolio http://www.interfolio.com/services/dossier/ for their letters of reference only.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTO persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://careers.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/help/applying-for-a-position/#survey .

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.



The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Mississauga
Department: UTM: Psychology
Campus: Mississauga
Job Posting: Jun 28, 2017
Job Closing: Sep 18, 2017, 11:59pm EST

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