September 26, 2014


Located in Victoria, British Columbia close to Vancouver and Seattle, the Department of
Psychology at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at
the Assistant Professor level in Clinical Psychology. The successful candidate’s areas of
specialty will fall within the field of clinical psychology. We are particularly interested in
candidates whose research and clinical skills incorporate a behavioural perspective, broadly
defined, including normal and abnormal behavioural processes across the lifespan, as well as
behaviourally-based assessment and intervention approaches. The position will contribute to our
CPA- and APA-accredited Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology. The position begins on
July 1, 2015. Candidates must have a PhD in Clinical Psychology from a CPA- or APA-accredited program, and must have completed a 12-month CPA- or APA-accredited internship.
Applicants should be eligible for registration as a Psychologist in British Columbia. If the
candidate is not presently registered, they will be required to apply for registration as soon as
possible after they are hired, as registration in BC is a requirement for the position.
We are seeking candidates with the ability to actively contribute to the operation of our Clinical
Psychology Graduate Program. Candidates must demonstrate a strong research trajectory as
evidenced by publications and grant funding appropriate to level of experience. Applicants must
also present evidence for potential excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate
levels. Candidates must have an interest and ability to contribute to teaching graduate courses in
some of the following areas: evidence-based behavioral interventions, child and adolescent
therapy, clinical assessment, and/or psychometrics. Duties will include maintaining a successful
program of research (as evidenced by publications and external grant support), teaching and
student supervision at the graduate and undergraduate levels, clinical supervision, and
contributions to the collegiality, reputation, and day-to-day operation of the Graduate Program in
Clinical Psychology, Department, and University.

In addition to excellence in Clinical Psychology, the Department of Psychology offers
opportunities for research collaborations with colleagues in the Lifespan Development Program
(, the Cognition and Brain Sciences Program
(, and the University’s Centre for Youth and Society
(, Centre on Aging (, Centre for Addictions
Research of BC (, and CanAssist ( Ongoing areas of research
interest within the Department of Psychology include: Addictions, Adolescent Risk and
Resilience, Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Culture and
Development, Executive Functions, Family Processes and Transitions, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum
Disorders, Interpersonal Violence, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Self-Regulation.

To apply, please send the following application materials:
1)  a curriculum vitae (including citizenship status),
2)  a description of research and teaching experience and plans,
3)  copies of relevant scholarly publications,
4)  available evidence of teaching effectiveness, and
5)  three letters of reference

Your application should be addressed as follows:
Chair, Clinical Psychology Search Committee
Department of Psychology
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC, Canada, V8W 3P5

Application review will begin on October 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women,
persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations
and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian
immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Victoria, one of Canada’s leading universities, provides students and faculty
with a rich learning environment. Widely recognized for leadership in research, inspired
teaching, and community involvement, UVic provides innovative programs, real-life experiences
and a diverse and welcoming West Coast environment.

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