Assistant Professor - Psychology and Statistical Sciences

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TheDepartment of Psychology and the Department of Statistical Sciences in theFaculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applicationsfor a joint (67% Statistical Sciences, 33% Psychology) full-time tenure streamappointment in Psychology and Statistical Sciences. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor andwill begin on July 1, 2020, or shorty thereafter.


We areinterested in candidates from psychology and statistical science whodemonstrate excellence in teaching and research, whose research program advancesboth disciplines, and complements our existing strengths in both Psychology andStatistical Sciences. We are particularly interested in scholars who transcendtraditional statistical and psychology research topics, and who are working onnon-traditional areas at the cutting edge of both disciplines.


Applicantsmust have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, Biostatistics, Statistics, or a closelyrelated field by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Excellence inresearch is evidenced primarily by the quality of published or forthcomingpapers in top ranked and field-relevant academic journals, the submitted researchstatement, presentations at conferences, research awards and accolades, andstrong endorsements by referees of top international stature. Evidence forexcellence in teaching is based on strong letters of reference, teachingaccomplishments and a teaching dossier containing a strong statement ofteaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and sample syllabi.


TheUniversity of Toronto is an international leader in psychology and statisticalscience research and education. The successful candidate will be expected toconduct outstanding, independent, innovative research at the highestinternational level; to establish a strong competitive externally fundedindependent research program; to demonstrate a strong commitment toundergraduate and graduate teaching, and to contribute to the enrichment ofboth Departments by leveraging the ample opportunities for collaboration. Thesuccessful candidate will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-classscholars at Canada’s leading university. The Greater Toronto Area offersamazing cultural and demographic diversity and one of the highest standards ofliving in the world.


Salary tobe commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Applicants mustapply online via AcademicJobsOnline, and includea curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a list of publications, a researchstatement outlining their programmatic research approach, one samplearticle-length publication, and a teaching dossier containing a strongstatement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and sample syllabi.Applicants must also arrange to have at least three strong letters of reference(on letterhead and signed) uploaded through AcademicJobsOnline directly by thewriters.


All applicationmaterials, including signed reference letters, must be received by November 18,2019.


For moreinformation about the Departments of Statistical Sciences and Psychology,please visit our websites at If you have questions about the position, pleasecontact Katrina Mintis at [email protected]


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


Allqualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanentresidents will be given priority.

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Department: Statistical Sciences
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Sep 18, 2019
Job Closing: Nov 18, 2019




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Posted: 9/19/2019
Application Due: 11/18/2019
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