Two (2) Tenure-track Appointments in Psychology Queen’s University, Department of Psychology Canada

Department of Psychology

Queen’s University


Two (2) Tenure-track Appointments in Psychology




The Department of Psychology at Queen’s University invites applications for two (2)
Tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in
etiology, treatment, and/or prevention of mental disorders, with a preferred starting date
of July 1, 2018.


Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Clinical Psychology or a related
area completed at the start date of the appointment. The successful candidate must be
eligible for licensure through the College of Psychologists of Ontario. The main criteria
for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate must
have a high-quality research program with the potential to link with other strengths
within the Department (e.g., cognitive, affective, and developmental neuroscience;
stress and psychopathology; behavioural treatments; psychopharmacology) and will
demonstrate potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications
and the securing of external research funding. A strong potential for outstanding
teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels are considered
assets, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in
support of the department’s programs are required. Candidates must provide evidence
of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred
environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive
contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the
broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Decisions will be made on the basis of demonstrated research and teaching excellence,
complementarity of research interests with existing strengths, licensure status or
eligibility, and potential for effective collegial service.


The Department has excellent facilities for interdisciplinary research through its links
with the Queen’s Centre for Neuroscience Studies and its 3T Siemens Trio MRI facility
(, the Queen’s Biological Communication Centre
(, the Centre for Advanced Computing (,
and the Queen’s University Psychology Clinic


The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to
employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from
women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ
persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with
Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of
Canada will be given priority.


To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as
to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent
residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship;
however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a
Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen /
permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be
deemed incomplete.


A complete application consists of:


 a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian
citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);

 a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications, awards and grants

 a statement of current and prospective research interests;

 a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching philosophy,
as well as teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,

 a minimum of three letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr. Wendy Craig,
Head at


The deadline for applications is October 15, 2017. Applicants are encouraged to send
all documents in their application package electronically as PDFs to Dr. Wendy Craig,
Head at, although hard copy applications may be submitted to:


Dr. Wendy Craig
The Department of Psychology
Room 232, Humphrey Hall,
62 Arch Street
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario


The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with
disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility
needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact
Theresa Brennan in The Department of Psychology, at or 613-


Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between
the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted
and at

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