Ontario Institute for Studies in Education – University of Toronto — Assistant Professor – Clinical and Counselling Psychology

The Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development (APHD) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Clinical and Counselling Psychology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.

Candidates must have earned a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in Clinical and/or Counselling Psychology from an accredited program by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. Applicants must be eligible for registration as a psychologist in the province of Ontario. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests in clinical and counselling psychology complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. Some desirable areas of research expertise include, but are not limited to: trauma and trauma-informed practice, violence against women, psychotherapy process research, and adult psychological assessment and diagnosis. We welcome applicants with a broad focus on research methodology, including quantitative and/or qualitative methods. We are particularly interested in applicants whose research and/or clinical experiences demonstrate a strong commitment to social justice, equity, and anti-oppressive practice. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of high-quality publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, the submitted research statement, and strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Candidates must have the demonstrated ability to combine disciplinary expertise with innovative, effective teaching methods that enhance the excellence and foster the diversity of their academic community. Evidence of excellence in university teaching must be clearly demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier (with required materials outlined below) submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.

The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of both core and interdisciplinary curricula within and across APHD programs, supervise graduate students, and engage in service to APHD and OISE.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development offers graduate programs in Counselling Psychology, Counselling and Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Education, School and Clinical Child Psychology, and Child Study and Education (a teacher education program). For more information, please visit the APHD web page at https://www.oise.utoronto.ca/aphd.

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education has, for more than a century, made major contributions to advancing education, human development and professional practice around the world. OISE was ranked 4th in the world for the subject of Education by the 2022 QS World University Rankings, holding first rank in the subject among Canadian institutions and among public universities in North America. With a network of approximately 100,000 alumni, over 3,000 students, 4 graduate departments, and 18 research centres, ours is an intellectually rich and supportive community, guided by the highest standards of scholarship and a commitment to equity and social justice. For more information, please visit OISE’s homepage at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca.

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada’s largest and most research-intensive university and the only Canadian university to be ranked among the top 20 universities in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world’s most diverse cities, the University of Toronto’s vibrant academic life is enhanced by the cultural diversity of its own and surrounding community.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking the following link: https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Toronto-Assistant-Professor-Clinical-and-Counselling-Psychology-ON/565852517/. Applications must include a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a research statement outlining current and future research interests, three recent or forthcoming publications, and a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching accomplishments, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations).

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated, and signed) by the closing date.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact the department at aphdchair.oise@utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including letters of reference, must be received by Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 11:59pm EST.

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

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

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 http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

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