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Lecturer, Department of Psychology

University of Northern British Columbia

Lecturer
Department of Psychology
Faculty of Human and Health Sciences
1-Year Term

Posting#: FAPS01-22 BW

The University of Northern British Columbia, in conjunction with the Department of Psychology, invites applications for a 1-year term position in Psychology, at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor. UNBC’s Department of Psychology offers BSc, MSc, and PhD degree programs in Psychology, as well as an MEd in Counselling. The start date for this position is as soon as possible.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record of teaching undergraduate Psychology courses at all levels (i.e., 100-, 200-, 300-, and 400-level). The courses to be delivered in the September 2022 semester are: PSYC 212 (The Psychology of Learning), PSYC 318 (Sensation and Perception), and PSYC 432 (Advanced Cognition). All three courses are scheduled to be taught in-person at the Prince George Campus. The courses to be delivered in the January 2023 semester are: PSYC 102 (Introduction to Psychology II), PSYC 319 (Philosophy of Mind), and PSYC 418 (Advanced Issues in Sensation and Perception). Again, all three courses are scheduled to be taught in-person at the Prince George Campus.

The successful applicant will hold a MSc or a MA in Psychology or related discipline and will work with faculty members in the Department of Psychology to ensure outstanding teaching.

The Department of Psychology values diversity within its community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Employment Equity
The University of Northern British Columbia is fully committed to creating and maintaining an equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment that is accessible to all. We are devoted to ensuring a welcoming, safe, and inclusive campus free from harassment, bullying, and discrimination. This commitment is woven into our motto and mission. In the Dakelh language, UNBC’s motto ‘En Cha Huná translates to “he/she/they also live” and means respect for all living things. Through the respect for all living things, we are able to grow and learn better together, each bringing our own unique individual differences and contributions to inspire leaders for tomorrow by influencing the world today.

Employment equity requires that we remove barriers and overcome both direct and indirect discrimination. In this way, the pool of excellent candidates increases substantially. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person


About the University and its Community
Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small research-intensive universities, with a core campus in Prince George and three regional campuses in Northern BC (Quesnel, Fort St. John and Terrace). We have a passion for teaching, discovery, people, the environment, and the North. Our region is comprised of friendly communities, offering a wide range of outdoor activities including exceptional skiing, canoeing and kayaking, fly fishing, hiking, and mountain biking. The lakes, forests and mountains of northern and central British Columbia offer an unparalleled natural environment in which to live and work.

UNBC provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities that explore cultures, health, economies, sciences, and the environment. As one of BC’s leading research-intensive universities, we bring the excitement of new knowledge to our students, and the outcomes of our teaching and research to the world. In addition to fostering and celebrating academic excellence, UNBC is a welcoming place, with a learning environment that is friendly, inclusive, and supportive.

Small classes and a connected community exemplify UNBC and mean that our students and professors get to know one another. Outstanding academics, hands-on research, unlimited adventure and a tight-knit campus community result in strong student satisfaction at UNBC.

For the past 10 years, UNBC has placed in the top three in its category in the annual Maclean’s University Rankings, the only university of its size to achieve that feat. UNBC also recently placed among the top 4 per cent of higher education institutions worldwide in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

For more information about living and working with the University of Northern British Columbia please refer to http://www.unbc.ca/experience and http://www.unbc.ca/provost/new_faculty.html . Make your mark with this leading post-secondary institution.

To Apply

Persons with disabilities, who anticipate needing accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact UNBC Health & Wellbeing at wellbeing@unbc.ca. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

Applicants should forward their cover letter indicating potential contributions to the Program, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching approaches and research program, and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone and email information) quoting posting #FAPS01-22 BW to:

Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia
3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9

Email submissions: FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca
Inquiries: Dr. Paul Siakaluk, Chair of Psychology
Paul.Siakaluk@unbc.ca
250-960-6120

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

We thank all applicants for their interest in UNBC however, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Applications received on or before August 4, 2022 will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.