Dec 06, 2018

Tenure-Track position in Social Psychology - Community Health (Brock University, Canada)

  • Brock University
  • Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, Canada
Full time Community Health Social

Job Description

Tenure-Track Position in Social Psychology – Community Health

(Brock University, Canada)

 The Department of Psychology at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada invites applications for a probationary tenure-track position in Social Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2019.

 The area of specialization is as follows:

Community Psychology with a focus on health (including mental health). Candidates who focus on poverty or diversity (especially Indigenous populations) and who use ‘big data’ approaches are especially encouraged to apply.

 Our ideal candidate will have an outstanding record of research achievement; have demonstrated evidence of, or potential for, external research funding; be committed to open and reproducible science; be committed to undergraduate and graduate teaching in both foundational and specialized areas of Social and Personality Psychology; be committed to teaching some components of Introductory Psychology; and have a strong commitment to undergraduate mentoring and graduate student training at both the MA and PhD levels.

 The Psychology Department is among the most productive and impactful Psychology departments in Canada (Carleton et al., 2010; Farrell et al., 2016). Our graduate program has three foci: Behavioural and Cognition Neuroscience, Lifespan Development, and Social Personality. Faculty and graduate students from all three areas have excellent research productivity and impact. See for details of our research programs.

 Interested candidates are invited to submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, recent reprints, and evidence of teaching performance, all in electronic format (a single PDF document is preferred) via the online application system. (Note: file maximum of 5MB per upload.) Supplemental application information beyond the 5MB limit can be sent to Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of academic reference to be sent electronically to

 Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Cathy Mondloch, Chair of Psychology, 905-688-5550 x5111,

 All interested candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of employment equity and invites applications from all interested candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification questions included in the questionnaire at the time of application.

 Differing career patterns may be more common among members of designated groups, and those who have experienced leaves from the workplace. These differences will be taken into account in assessing the experiences and qualifications of members of these groups, or those who have experienced leaves from the workplace.

 We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the Employee Accommodation Policy Please advise Cathy Mondloch ( to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

 Initial posting date December 5, 2018.


Brock University


Department of Psychology

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