OPENING FOR A TENURE-STREAM POSITION IN CRITICAL/FEMINIST PSYCHOLOGY AT UPEI
The University of Prince Edward Island is inviting applications for a tenure-stream position in Critical/Feminist Psychology at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1, 2012. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in psychology (or a Ph.D. in final stages of completion), demonstrated teaching ability, a student centered approach to teaching, evidence of research potential, and evidence of research success.
The successful candidate will teach courses in critical/feminist psychology, some of which are cross-listed with the Women's Studies programme, and will contribute to teaching foundational courses such as introductory psychology or research methodology. The teaching assignment in the first two years of a tenure-stream appointment is two courses in each of the fall and winter semesters; the normal teaching assignment would then be two courses one semester and three the other. Opportunities exist for supervision of students undertaking honours theses.
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 hold grants with SSHRC, NSERC, and CIHR among other agencies. In addition, our department offers opportunities for involvement in a rich variety of collaborative relationships in research, teaching, and service, both across the campus and in the community. Prince Edward Island is a wonderful place to live and work—one conducive to achieving a balance between one's professional and personal life.
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,
PE C1A 4P3
(email smithp[at]upei.ca for further information).
We will begin reviewing applications on February1st, 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.