University of Toronto Scarborough — Teaching Stream Position in Developmental Psychology – 1601102

The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment in Developmental Psychology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and will commence on July 1, 2017.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Psychology, or a closely related field, by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a focus on developmental psychology. Experience and demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activity are required. This can be accomplished through, for example, excellent course evaluations, a coherent teaching philosophy statement that is linked to evidence of excellent pedagogical practice, and/or demonstrated superior performance in other teaching related activities, including performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, or excellent conference posters or presentations. Experience and/or knowledge related to excellent pedagogical practice as it applies to teaching large classes will be considered an asset.

The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in developmental psychology, and supervise undergraduate students in research projects. The successful candidate will also be expected to perform standard professional and administrative activities typical of a department and/or university. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. Developmental faculty and graduate students also participate in tri-campus research and training programs in their specific areas of interest, including Human Development (, Neuroscience (, and other graduate training groups with developmental interests.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at Please pay close attention to the application requirements.

All applications must be submitted online by Thursday, October 13, 2016.

Submission guidelines can be found at:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.