Assistant Professor - Behavioural Neuroscience Psychology

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Job FieldThe Department of Psychology at the University ofToronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointmentin Behavioural Neuroscience. The appointment will be at the rank of AssistantProfessor and will begin on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.


We seek applications from candidates with an excellent research record infundamental neurobiological mechanisms of behaviour in non-human animals,including rats, mice and other vertebrates. Applicants must demonstrate anintegrative, multidisciplinary approach in their research. Areas of interestmay range from molecular and cellular to systems level approaches, and mustcomplement existing departmental strengths at UTSC in thefields of learning and memory, motivation, emotion, addiction, cognition andneurodevelopment. 


The successful candidate must have a PhD in Psychology, or a closely relatedfield, by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. They must also have anemerging record of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications intop ranked and field relevant academic journals or a research pipeline that isat high international levels, the submitted research statement, presentationsat significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements byreferees of high standing. The successful candidate will be expected to pursueinnovation and independent research at the highest international level and toprovide evidence of an ability to build an excellent, competitive, world-classexternally funded research program.

 
The candidate must also demonstrate excellence in teaching. Evidence ofexcellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, theteaching dossier, a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and the teachingevaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters ofreference. The successful candidate will provide evidence of readiness toundertake undergraduate and graduate research supervision and teaching and beexpected to perform standard professional and administrative activities typicalof a department and/or university. Candidates are also expected to showevidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of arespectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated throughthe application materials.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensivecampus with a new, state of the art vivarium facility and access to aCFI-funded Centre for Neurobiology of Stress. The campus is also committed tointerdisciplinary research collaborations and boasts a multicultural studentbody, a modern campus surrounded by parklands and green spaces, and access to arecently opened Pan Am athletic centre. The position offers the opportunity toconduct research, teach, and live in one of the most diverse cities of theworld. 


The Department of Psychology at UTSC includes faculty members with interests inbehavioural neuroscience, clinical, cognitive, developmental, and socialpsychology. For more information about our department faculty, please visit ourhome page: www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~psych


All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below.Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a researchstatement outlining current and future research interests, three recentpublications, and a teaching dossier to include a statement of teachinginterests and philosophy, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations(supplementary information related to demonstrated teaching effectiveness isencouraged).

 Equity and diversity are essential to academicexcellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teachingand service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore alsoencouraged to submit a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity anddiversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): thedevelopment of inclusive pedagogies; the recruitment/mentoring of students fromunderrepresented groups.


If you have questions about this position, please email [email protected]. All applicationsmust be submitted online by Thursday October 31, 2019.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommendcombining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation(on letterhead, signed and scanned), addressed to Prof. Suzanne Erb (Chair), tobe sent directly by the referee to: [email protected].Reference letters must be received by the closing dateof October 31, 2019. 

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within itscommunity and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / personsof colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons withdisabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the furtherdiversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief DiversitySurvey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you isconfidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resourcesstaff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For moreinformation, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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

The Department of Psychology at the University ofToronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointmentin Behavioural Neuroscience. The appointment will be at the rank of AssistantProfessor and will begin on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.


We seek applications from candidates with an excellent research record infundamental neurobiological mechanisms of behaviour in non-human animals,including rats, mice and other vertebrates. Applicants must demonstrate anintegrative, multidisciplinary approach in their research. Areas of interestmay range from molecular and cellular to systems level approaches, and mustcomplement existing departmental strengths at UTSC in thefields of learning and memory, motivation, emotion, addiction, cognition andneurodevelopment. 


The successful candidate must have a PhD in Psychology, or a closely relatedfield, by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. They must also have anemerging record of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications intop ranked and field relevant academic journals or a research pipeline that isat high international levels, the submitted research statement, presentationsat significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements byreferees of high standing. The successful candidate will be expected to pursueinnovation and independent research at the highest international level and toprovide evidence of an ability to build an excellent, competitive, world-classexternally funded research program.

 
The candidate must also demonstrate excellence in teaching. Evidence ofexcellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, theteaching dossier, a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and the teachingevaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters ofreference. The successful candidate will provide evidence of readiness toundertake undergraduate and graduate research supervision and teaching and beexpected to perform standard professional and administrative activities typicalof a department and/or university. Candidates are also expected to showevidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of arespectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated throughthe application materials.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensivecampus with a new, state of the art vivarium facility and access to aCFI-funded Centre for Neurobiology of Stress. The campus is also committed tointerdisciplinary research collaborations and boasts a multicultural studentbody, a modern campus surrounded by parklands and green spaces, and access to arecently opened Pan Am athletic centre. The position offers the opportunity toconduct research, teach, and live in one of the most diverse cities of theworld. 


The Department of Psychology at UTSC includes faculty members with interests inbehavioural neuroscience, clinical, cognitive, developmental, and socialpsychology. For more information about our department faculty, please visit ourhome page: www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~psych


All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below.Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a researchstatement outlining current and future research interests, three recentpublications, and a teaching dossier to include a statement of teachinginterests and philosophy, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations(supplementary information related to demonstrated teaching effectiveness isencouraged).

 Equity and diversity are essential to academicexcellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teachingand service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore alsoencouraged to submit a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity anddiversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): thedevelopment of inclusive pedagogies; the recruitment/mentoring of students fromunderrepresented groups.


If you have questions about this position, please email [email protected]. All applicationsmust be submitted online by Thursday October 31, 2019.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommendcombining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation(on letterhead, signed and scanned), addressed to Prof. Suzanne Erb (Chair), tobe sent directly by the referee to: [email protected].Reference letters must be received by the closing dateof October 31, 2019. 

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within itscommunity and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / personsof colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons withdisabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the furtherdiversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief DiversitySurvey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you isconfidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resourcesstaff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For moreinformation, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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



Job Field: Tenure Stream
Department: UTSC: Psychology
Campus: Scarborough
Job Posting: Aug 27, 2019
Job Closing: Oct 31, 2019

 

 

 

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