Faculty Positions, Counselling Psychology, Werklund School of Education
University of Calgary
The Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, invites applications for two appointments at the tenure-track rank of Assistant Professor, or appointments with tenure as Associate Professor, with research, professional practice, clinical expertise, and teaching experience in the area of Counselling Psychology. The area offers a PhD and a thesis-based MSc in counselling psychology, with a course-based school counselling MEd program currently in development. The programs follow a scientist practitioner model of training and feature a strong commitment to social justice. Areas of strength for faculty in our program are: (a) community-engaged counselling, research, and advocacy; (b) diversity, intersectionality and marginalized groups; and (c) critical and systemic approaches to mental health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on youth, family, and school wellbeing.
The appointments will commence July 1, 2021, or at a mutually agreeable date.
Candidates must have:
• Evidence of eligibility for registration as a psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists, as registration is a requirement for this position
• A doctorate in counselling psychology (or related discipline within professional psychology) from a CPA- or APA- accredited program
• 3-5 years of experience in counselling psychology (or related) professional practice commensurate with the rank
• A strong record of research and knowledge dissemination, including publication in high-impact journals (commensurate with rank)
• A proven ability to obtain research funding commensurate with rank
• Demonstrated capability in graduate-level teaching, graduate student supervision, clinical supervision
• Demonstrated capability in teaching in areas of counselling psychology
• Experience in online and blended teaching
• Engagement with local, national and international professional and other communities.
Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: counselling children and adolescents in school settings, psychological assessment of adults, and quantitative methodologies. Previous professional experience in K-12 school-based settings working with children, youth, and their families is also an asset.
Applicants at the assistant professor level must present evidence of an on-going research program beyond the doctoral dissertation, a publication record, evidence of successful teaching, and evidence of some engagement with professional and other communities.
Applicants at the associate professor level must provide evidence of an established, externally funded research program, a strong publication record, evidence of successful teaching and graduate supervision, and evidence of established academic collaborations and engagement in professional and other communities.
Information about programs and research in the Werklund School of Education and Educational Psychology programs can be found at our website: https://werklund.ucalgary.ca/
The closing date for applications is November 15, 2020
Applications should be addressed to
Dr. Jennifer Lock, Vice Dean
Werklund School of Education
University of Calgary
Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via UCalgary Careers (careers.ucalgary.ca) and include in one combined PDF:
• Curriculum vitae
• Statement outlining experience in research, post-secondary teaching and leadership experience
• Evidence of collaboration/engagement with professional and other communities
• Brief description of present and aspiring contributions to the field
• Reprints of two (2) representative academic publications
• Names and contact information for three referees.
For more information and apply: https://education.careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/5694299-assistant-and-associate-professor-counselling-psychology-werklund-school-of-education
Questions regarding this opportunity should be addressed to Dr. Dianne Gereluk, Dean, Werklund School of Education, by email (email@example.com)
Our comprehensive benefits and pension program is designed to promote a productive level of health and well-being to staff members through coverage for health, dental, life insurance, income protection for disability, and retirement income planning. To learn about our comprehensive benefits package please visit this link (https://www.ucalgary.ca/hr/benefits-pension)
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