Five (5) Month Term Position - Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts

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Position Type: 
Academic Opening
Closing Date: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Date of Posting: 
August 30, 2016
Department of Psychology - Faculty of Arts
Five (5) Month Term Position

The University of Prince Edward Island is inviting applications for a 5-month limited term position in Psychology at the Assistant Professor level beginning January 4, 2017. 

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Psychology and a strong record of undergraduate teaching.  An established record of scholarly research is also an asset.   The successful candidate will teach undergraduate psychology courses from three of the following areas:  social psychology, adult development, health psychology, cognitive psychology and addictions.

The University of Prince Edward Island is a small-medium sized campus (full time student enrollment is approximately 4,400). As such, it offers unique collaborative opportunities for the successful candidate.  The Psychology Faculty are a team of dynamic, creative, and diverse educators and researchers with a strong commitment to the teaching and development of undergraduate students. The Department of Psychology offers a major in both BSc and B.A. degrees (Honors option).  A record of participation in /departmental/university governance, would be an asset.  This appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

Completed applications will consist of a curriculum vitae and a statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy and experience.  Applicants must also arrange for letters from three referees to be sent directly to the address below. Applicants may also include a statement of research interests.  To receive full consideration, complete applications should be received electronically (pdf or word file) by October 1, 2016; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Enquiries and applications should be sent to:
Dr. Jason Doiron
Chair, Department of Psychology
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 4P3
Phone: (902) 566 0519

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Closing date for applications is October 1, 2016 or until a suitable candidate is identified.

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