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Posted by: Jeremy Carpendale
Date/Time: 2021/11/20 11:05:48


The Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University (SFU) invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology starting as early as July 2022 Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. with a focus on developmental psychology by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. We encourage applications from scholars with a commitment to excellence in teaching and research who will contribute to and complement existing strengths in our Developmental stream. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in graduate training and departmental activities and service, and to fill undergraduate and graduate teaching needs in developmental psychology. The candidate will be a member of the developmental psychology faculty within the Department of Psychology.

SFU is consistently ranked among the top comprehensive universities in Canada. The psychology department at SFU has a positive, collegial atmosphere and is strongly supportive of faculty members?strengths, interests, and career progress. More information about the department and the university can be found on our website at http://www.sfu.ca/psychology. The campus is located on Burnaby Mountain in Greater Vancouver. Vancouver is a scenic waterfront city located minutes from the mountains and a wide range of outdoor activities. It has a reputation as a clean, safe, multicultural and ethnically diverse city and is one of the very top cities in the world in which to live and work.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is an institution whose strength is based on our shared commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is an underlying principle of our Strategic Vision, which pledges SFU to “foster a culture of inclusion and mutual respect, celebrating the diversity reflected among its students, faculty, staff, and our community.?SFU is committed to ensuring that no individual is denied access to employment opportunities for reasons unrelated to ability or qualifications. Consistent with this principle, SFU will advance the interests of underrepresented members of the work force, specifically Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized persons, and women; embrace gender and sexual diversity; ensure that equal opportunity is afforded to all who seek employment at the University; and treat all employees equitably. Candidates that belong to underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

This is an entry-level position. Only those eligible to be appointed or promoted to the rank will be considered. The position is subject to availability of funding.

Application materials should be submitted electronically, via email to psycdev@sfu.ca. Please provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, statement of commitment to diversity, copies of representative publications, and arrange for three referees to submit letters of reference.

Deadline for applications is Dec. 30, 2021, but early applications are encouraged, and late applications may be considered.

Inquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Deb Connolly
Chair, Department of Psychology
Simon Fraser University

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University as part of academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see: http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection

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