Three Tenure-Track Positions at the Assistant Professor Rank

Tuesday, November 4, 2014toWednesday, December 10, 2014

The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology invites applications for three tenure-track positions in the following areas at the Assistant Professor rank starting as early as August 1, 2015.

Human Development
The graduate program in Human Development encompasses both basic and applied research in Educational Psychology and places an emphasis on the diversity of learning, and related social and emotional developmental trajectories.

The successful candidate will have an active research agenda and will demonstrate the capacity to generate and fund research in the areas of applied human development, including but not limited to diverse learners, disability, developmental perspectives, or related areas. An interest and ability to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate training of teachers is preferred, and quantitative or measurement skills would be an asset as well. Applicants should (a) have an earned a doctorate in Human Development, Educational Psychology or in a related discipline; (b) demonstrate evidence of scholarship and research funding commensurate with rank; and (c) demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels, and to graduate supervision.

Learning Sciences
The Learning Sciences program is offered at the PhD, MA, and MEd levels. Its core areas are: (1) Cognition, Learning, and Instruction; (2) Technology-rich Learning Environments, (3) Self-regulation, Motivation and Emotion; and (4) Socio-cultural and Historical Foundations of Learning.

The disciplinary background of the candidate may include psychology, cognitive science, educational psychology, learning sciences, or a related field with a focus on learning and instruction. We are particularly interested in candidates with an interdisciplinary orientation whose research agenda addresses at least two of our core areas and has a focus on improving learning and teaching in schools, post-secondary institutions, in the workplace, or in informal settings.

Candidates should demonstrate an outstanding potential for research, teaching, and graduate supervision and have a strong background in and knowledge of research design, preferably both quantitative and qualitative analytic methods. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, supervise master’s level and doctoral students, and be an active contributor to program-related activities.

School/Applied Child Psychology
The program made a new hire last year and is looking to expand. We are searching for a candidate with a doctoral degree in school psychology or a related discipline who shows strong professional identity as a school psychologist, evidence of scholarly productivity, development of a coherent program of research consistent with a research-intensive university, and a record of successful teaching. Experience as a practicing school psychologist is desirable. Although area of interest is open, preference is given to persons with quantitative/measurement skills and a school-based research agenda. Eligibility and commitment to achieving licensure in Quebec are required.

To ensure full consideration, all materials should be submitted by December 10, 2014.

For more information please see the attached advertisements.

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