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Assistant Professor in Clinical Neuropsychology

York University

Assistant Professor in Clinical Neuropsychology

Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health

The Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Health at York University invites highly qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor position in Clinical Neuropsychology. This is a tenure-track appointment to the Professorial Stream to commence on July 01, 2024.
We encourage applications from scientist‐practitioners with a strong program of research in adult or lifespan disorders of brain and behaviour as well as expertise in neuropsychological assessment and/or intervention methods. As the only dual-accredited (Clinical/Clinical Neuropsychology) program in Canada, applicants with training in both Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology are encouraged to apply.

York is Canada’s third largest university with a rich diversity of perspectives and a strong sense of social responsibility. Our Psychology Department is ranked 4th in Canada according to the 2023 QS World Rankings and 33rd in the World according to the 2020 Times Higher Education Global Impact Ranking. The Clinical Neuropsychology stream within the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program is accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association and includes 6 core faculty members, with 3 specializing in adults and 3 specializing in child/lifespan disorders. Campus resources include the York University Psychology Clinic as well as a state‐of‐the‐art MRI facility. Off‐campus affiliations with top‐notch healthcare and research settings are extensive.

York’s commitment to translational research is underscored by the launch of the Connected Minds initiative, a $318.4-million program to mobilize transdisciplinary expertise towards developing socially responsible technologies. In addition, York’s commitment to basic and applied neuroscience research is reflected in the recent establishment of the Centre for Integrated and Applied Neuroscience, dedicated to the application of neuroscience discovery to address health, education, industry and other global challenges.

Candidate Qualifications:

Degree: PhD in Clinical Psychology from an accredited clinical training program with specialization in clinical neuropsychology, or equivalent post‐doctoral training. Eligibility for registration in the province of Ontario in Clinical Neuropsychology is required.
• A coherent and well-articulated program of research in adult or lifespan disorders of brain and behaviour and specialization in neuropsychological assessment and/or intervention methods.
• A record or evident promise of generating innovative, substantive, rigorous, and as appropriate, externally funded research.
• A record or evident promise of making influential contributions and demonstrating excellence in the field (e.g., publications in relevant peer reviewed journals, scholarly presentations at national and international meetings, research awards and recognitions).


• A record or evident promise of excellence in teaching and dedication to students (e.g., teaching undergraduate and graduate academic and clinical/skills‐oriented courses and in the supervision of graduate and undergraduate student research and practice in clinical neuropsychology. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education, community engaged learning and technology enhanced learning is preferred.).
• Suitability for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies, given that the position will involve graduate teaching and supervision.

Hiring Policies:

• Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
• All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
• York is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, in its community. Details of the AA Program, which applies to women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ+, can be found here or by contacting Christal Chapman, EDI Program Manager (; 416-736-5713).
• York welcomes and employs scholars from all over the world. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples of Canada will be given priority. York has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation are invited to contact Dr. Jennifer Connolly, Chair, Department of Psychology,

Application Process:

• Due date for completed applications: October 15, 2023
• Required materials: 1) current CV; 2) a research statement describing current and proposed research programs and directions; 3) a teaching dossier, including a teaching statement, course outlines from previously taught courses, and teaching evaluations; and 4) the names and contact information for three referees willing to be contacted to provide a confidential reference for the candidate. References will only be requested for shortlisted candidates. Referees should be able to address the candidate’s research, clinical, and teaching qualifications in relation to the position.
• Provide required information regarding your Canadian work status and optional self-identification for Affirmative Action purposes as part of the online application.
• Direct questions about the position should be directed to the Chair of the recruitment committee, Dr. Gary Turner,

Submit materials: at HH_ClinNeuro :

Learn More About York:

• York University generates and shares knowledge through our research, teaching and engagement with communities around the world. The 2023-2028 Strategic Research Plan showcases the depth, breadth and ambition of research at York.
• York’s commitments to social justice are laid out in our Decolonizing, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, the Framework & Action Plan on Black Inclusion and the Indigenous Framework for York University.
• Follow the activities and accomplishments of York’s faculty, students and staff on YFile.

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