Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Introduction to Psychology
Sessional Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Introduction to Psychology
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health
The Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Health at York University invites highly qualified applicants for a Sessional Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream position in Introduction to Psychology. This is a Contractually Limited Appointment (CLA) to the teaching stream for a three-year year term to commence July 1, 2024.
Core responsibilities of this position will involve teaching multiple sections of Introduction to Psychology, a 6-credit foundational course offered to students within the Faculty of Health and across York University.
York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet, and our future. 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.
Degree: Candidates must hold a PhD in Psychology prior to the start date of the appointment.
• A record or evident promise of excellence in teaching and dedication to students. Evidence of excellence or promise of excellence in Introduction to Psychology should be provided through the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations, including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; and teaching evaluations. Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated excellence in teaching Introduction to Psychology, particularly large enrollment classes, within the last 3 years.).
• Suitability for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies, given that the position may involve graduate teaching and supervision.
• Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
• All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
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• 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, at email@example.com.
• Due date for completed applications: October 15, 2023
• Required materials: 1) current CV; 2) a teaching dossier (that includes a teaching statement, course outlines from previously taught courses, and teaching evaluations); and 3) the names and contact information for three referees willing to provide a confidential letter of reference. Reference letters will only be requested for shortlisted candidates. Referees should be able to provide informed letters of reference and be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and teaching experience 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 any questions about the position to Dr. Kathleen Fortune, Chair, Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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