Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Social, Personality, and Abnormal Psychology
Date Posted: 11/06/2023
Closing Date: 01/03/2024, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 33008
Job Category: Faculty - Teaching Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Mississauga
Department: UTM: Psychology
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)
The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a full-time teaching stream position in the areas of Social, Personality, and Abnormal Psychology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024.
This search aligns with the University’s commitment to strategically and proactively promote diversity among our community members (Statement on Equity, Diversity & Excellence). Recognizing that Black, Indigenous, and other Racialized communities have experienced inequities that have developed historically and are ongoing, we strongly welcome and encourage candidates from those communities to apply.
Applicants must have earned a PhD degree in Psychology or a related area by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths.
Candidates must have teaching experience in a degree-granting program, including lecture preparation and delivery and development of online material/lectures.
Evidence of excellence in the candidate’s contributions to teaching and learning can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, pedagogical scholarship, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application (with required materials outlined below), engagement in community and creative work, as well as strong letters of reference.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Psychology at the University of Toronto Mississauga is an empirical discipline situated within the life sciences and devoted to the understanding of behaviour. The range and diversity of our research expertise is reflected in our undergraduate programs, which are broad and comprehensive, preparing our students for postgraduate programs and other occupations requiring a Psychology or Neuroscience background. For more information about the Department of Psychology, please visit our website at https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/psychology/.
At UTM we are committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion and proactively promoting diversity among our community members. With an enviable diverse student body, we especially welcome applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, Black, or racially visible (persons of colour), and who have experience working with, teaching or mentoring diverse groups or students. Candidates must demonstrate, in their application materials, an ability to foster diversity on campus and within the curriculum or discipline, and must show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial environment. Candidates must submit a statement describing their contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities; efforts undertaken to develop inclusive pedagogies, collaboration, and engagement with underrepresented communities; and mentoring of students from underrepresented groups. If you have questions about this statement, please contact the department chair, Craig Chambers, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; and a complete teaching dossier which includes a teaching statement, sample syllabi and course materials, and teaching evaluations.
Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each referee the day after an application is submitted. Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit recent letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. At least one reference letter must primarily address the candidate’s teaching. More details on the automatic reference letter collection, including timelines, are available in the candidate FAQ.
Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact email@example.com.
All application materials, including recent reference letters, must be received by January 3, 2024.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.
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://uoft.me/UP.
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.
If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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