The University of Prince Edward Island is inviting applications for a ten-month term position in Critical/Feminist Psychology at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 1, 2011. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in psychology (or a Ph.D. in final stages of completion), demonstrated teaching ability, and a student centered approach to teaching. Evidence of research potential and evidence of research success, while not requirements for this position, would be strong assets. The teaching assignment is three courses in each of two semesters, and would involve courses such as: Psychology of Women; Gender and Sexuality; Media, Sex, and Power (or other courses that can be cross-listed with Women's Studies, as this position involves 2-3 courses per year that are cross-listed); Adolescent Development; and, Introductory Psychology.
The Psychology Faculty are a team of dynamic, creative, and diverse educators and researchers. At UPEI, faculty have the freedom to develop their unique professional and personal potentials in a variety of ways. Our department prides itself on its teaching and research excellence. Faculty members have been awarded the 3M Teaching Fellowship and other teaching awards, and currently hold grants with SSHRC, NSERC, and CIHR among other agencies.
Interested persons should submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, evidence of research (e.g., reprints), three letters of reference, and any additional materials to support their application to:
Dr. Philip Smith, Professor and Chair
Department of Psychology,
University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown,
We will begin reviewing applications on March 31st , and will continue until the position is filled.
In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, although others are welcome to apply. UPEI is committed to the principle of gender equity in employment.