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Tenure Track Position in Child Clinical Psychology

Memorial University of Newfoundland

The Department of Psychology at Memorial University in Newfoundland and Labrador invites applications for a tenure track position in Child Clinical Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor, although a higher rank may be negotiated depending on experience.

This is an exciting time of growth for the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) Program at Memorial University. The successful candidate will join an existing faculty of enthusiastic, collaborative, and well-supported clinicians, researchers, and scholars. Our wider department reflects a collegial and welcoming academic community that aims to support a diverse range of people and perspectives in an inclusive work environment.

Qualified applicants must have completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and a predoctoral internship from a CPA- or APA-accredited program. The successful candidate will be registered (or be in the process of becoming registered) for practice as a Registered Psychologist (R.Psych.) with the Newfoundland and Labrador Psychology Board. The successful candidate must have a record of excellence in research and teaching, a commitment to mentoring diverse undergraduate and graduate students, and demonstrated passion and facility for clinical supervision. Candidates’ clinical experience conducting and supervising integrated psychological assessments and/or providing intervention with children and adolescents across a broad range of presenting concerns and using a variety of evidence-based modalities will be considered.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province's only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programmes to almost 20,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a very safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. The lands on which Memorial University’s campuses are situated are in the traditional territories of diverse Indigenous groups, and we acknowledge with respect the diverse histories and cultures of the Beothuk, Mi’kmaq, Innu, and Inuit of this province.

Applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter summarizing your interest in the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of their approach to clinical training and clinical practice; (4) a statement of research interests; (5) three selected reprints; (6) a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching where available; (7) brief (1-2 pages) statement indicating commitment to equity,
diversity and inclusion; and (8) the names, mailing addresses and email addresses of three referees to: Dr. Christina Thorpe, Head, Department of Psychology Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, A1B 3X9. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged and may be sent via e-mail to:

Dr. Christina Thorpe, Head, Department of Psychology
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, A1B 3X9.

Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged and may be sent via e-mail to along with a copy to

The deadline for receipt of all materials is January 1, 2023

The preferred appointment start date is July 1, 2023.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, racialized people, and people with disabilities. As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of an equity-deserving target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact . This position is subject to budgetary approval.