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Assistant or Associate Professor in Counselling Psychology

University of Victoria

The Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies (EPLS) invites applications for two (2) tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor positions in the area of Counselling Psychology to begin July 1, 2020, or as negotiated. The successful applicants will join our CACEP accredited Counselling Psychology program in a dynamic, collegial department supported by dedicated staff. Our department is committed to high quality and responsive programs and research with both on-campus and community-based delivery models. We also offer our Indigenous Communities Counselling Psychology (ICCP) program -- the first and, to date, only graduate program in Canada that focuses on Indigenous counselling and healing and meets professional counselling certification requirements.

• Doctoral degree in counselling psychology by the time of appointment
• Minimum 1-year (1600 hour) pre-doctoral internship
• Relevant and recent post-secondary teaching experience
• Excellent record of scholarly achievement, relative to stage of career
• Demonstrated commitment to collegiality, collaborative scholarship and teaching

Strong Assets:
• Indigenous or Visible Minority Scholars
• Experience with Indigenous learners/communities and/or minority learners/communities
• Registered or eligible for registration with the College of Psychologists of BC
• Certification or eligible for certification with Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
• Experience supervising graduate student practica
• Demonstrated expertise in at least two of the following areas:
 Child and adolescent counselling and development
 Career development and counselling
 Counselling skills training
 Counselling theories
 Decolonizing methodologies
 Indigenous research methodologies
 Assessment in counselling practice
 Social justice and anti-oppressive practices

The individual would be expected to:
• Contribute to the development of a vibrant counselling psychology program at both the graduate and undergraduate levels
• Develop and maintain an active program of research and scholarly work
• Teach graduate and undergraduate courses
• Supervise graduate student research
• Supervise graduate student practica and internships

In accordance with the University’s Equity Plan and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to members of the following designated groups: Indigenous scholars and members of visible minorities. Candidates from these groups who wish to qualify for preferential consideration are strongly encouraged to self-identify.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Please indicate in your application package if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

Interested applicants will provide:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• Graduate program transcripts (Masters, Doctoral, Post-doc)
• Teaching dossier complete with evaluations and a summary of achievements over the past 3 years, relevant to the position
• The names and contact information for 3 referees, sent directly and confidentially to the Chair of the Department

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Applications must be received by April 2nd, 2020. Send to:

Dr. Tim Black, Chair
Department of Educational Psychology & Leadership Studies
Faculty of Education
University of Victoria
PO Box 3010 STN CSC
V8W 3N4

Phone: (250) 721-7760
Fax: (250) 721-6190