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Tenure-Track Position in Child Clinical Psychology

Memorial University of Newfoundland

The Department of Psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a tenure track position in Child Clinical Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor. Please quote the position number F01310-2022-60 on all correspondence related to this search.

The successful candidate will: (1) hold a doctorate degree from a CPA or APA accredited clinical psychology program (or equivalent) before starting the position; (2) have completed a CPA or APA accredited pre-doctoral clinical internship in professional psychology; (3) be registered or eligible for registration in Newfoundland and Labrador; (4) show evidence of an active research program; and (5) have training and experience working with children/families. In addition to teaching core courses in our CPA-accredited Psy.D. Program and in our undergraduate program, the successful candidate will be expected to provide effective clinical and research supervision at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in: i) Child Psychopathology, Assessment & Diagnosis; or ii) Principles of Child Intervention.

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 along with a copy to

The deadline for receipt of all materials is June 15, 2022
The preferred appointment start date is September 1, 2022 (negotiable January 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.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. We acknowledge that 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. 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.