July 11, 2014



Application Deadline:  October 15, 2014

The Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the area of Developmental Psychology. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin July 1, 2015.

Applicants are expected to have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in developmental psychology. Special consideration will be given to candidates who complement current areas of strength in the department (cognition, social, perception, language, developmental psychopathology, personality, and biological aspects of development). The successful candidate will be part of the research cluster in Developmental Science in the Department of Psychology at UTM. There will be opportunities to collaborate with UTM psychologists in research clusters focused on Health, Adaptation and Well-being, Human Communication, and/or Genes, Environment, Nervous System and Behaviour, as well as with researchers on all three campuses of the University of Toronto.

The successful candidate will have received his or her Ph.D. by the start date of appointment or very shortly thereafter. He/she will be able to demonstrate evidence of excellence in both teaching and research. The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain an active, externally funded program of research and to contribute to the education and training of undergraduate students as well as graduate students enrolled in the tri-campus University of Toronto Psychology Graduate Program.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by visiting  http://uoft.me/academicopportunities and click job #1401332. 

Application Information:  Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), a statement outlining current and future research interests, and copies of representative publications. If you have questions about this position, please contact rani.murugesan@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word files in the following format:

1) Letter, CV, and research & teaching statements
2) Publications

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail torani.murugesan@utoronto.ca by the closing date, October 15, 2014.

For more information on the Department of Psychology, UTM please visit us at www.utm.utoronto.ca/psychology 
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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