Available Positions

Assistant Professor

Job Description:
The Department of Psychology at Queen’s University invites applications for two (2) Tenure-track faculty positions at the rang of Assistant Professor with specialization in etiology, treatment, adn/or prevention of mental disorders, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2018.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Clinical Psychology or a related area completed at the start date of the appointment. The successful candidate must be eligible for licensure through the College of Psychologists of Ontario. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate must have a high-quality research program with the potential to link with other strengths within the Department (e.g., cognitive, affective, and developmental neuroscience; stress and psychopathology; behavioural treatments; psychopharmacology) and will demonstrate potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding. A strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels are considered assets, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the ddepartment’s programs are required. Candidates must provide3 evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Decisions will be made on the basis of demonstrated research and teaching excellence, complementarity of research interests with existing strengths, lincensure status or eligibility, and potential for effective collegial service.

The Department has excellent facilities for interdisciplinary research through its links with the Queen’s Centre for Neuroscience Studies and its 3T Siemens Trio MRI facility (http://neauroscience.queensu.ca), the Queen’s Biological Communication Centre (www.queensu.ca/qbcc), the Centre for Advanced Computing (http://cac.queensu.ca), and the Queen’s University psychology Clinic (http://www.queensu.ca/psychology/PSYCClinic.html).

The University invites applications form all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes application from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin of citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of:
– a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified int he previous paragraph);
– a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications, awards and grants received);
– a statement of current and prospective research interests;
– a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching philosophy, as well as teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,
– a minimum of three letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr. Wendy Craig, Head at

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2017. Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their applications package electronically as PDFs to Dr Wendy Craig, Head at , although hard copy applications may be submitted to:
Dr. Wendy Craig
The Department of Psychology
Room 232, Humphrey Hall,
62 Arch Street
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicants accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Theresa Brennan in The Department of Psychology, at or 613-533-6406.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association 9QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreemnt and at http:/./www.qufa.ca