Psychology - Assistant Professor (Clinical Neuropsychology)

University of Windsor

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-03-06


Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track Position in Clinical Neuropsychology

The University of Windsor invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Psychology in the area of Clinical Neuropsychology at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing as early as July 1, 2013. Applicants with training in child and adult clinical neuropsychology (preference for traumatic brain injury and sports-related concussions) are encouraged to apply. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

In addition to serving a large undergraduate population, the Psychology Department offers doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology and in Applied Social Psychology. Our CPA- and APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Program offers specialized training in three areas: Adult Clinical, Child Clinical, and Clinical Neuropsychology. The Clinical Neuropsychology Track has a lifespan orientation and adheres to the Houston Conference Model for neuropsychological training. For further details, visit our website at

The successful candidate will demonstrate clear evidence of:

  1. A substantial record of research, or promise for developing a research program in neuropsychology (traumatic brain injury or sports-related concussion preferred);
  2. Ability to teach graduate courses in functional neuroanatomy and clinical assessment, as well as undergraduate and other graduate courses within the Psychology Department;
  3. Interest and ability to supervise graduate student research as well as clinical neuropsychological practice;
  4. Willingness to contribute to the operational activities of the Psychology Department.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from a CPA- or APA-accredited program with pre or post-doctoral specialty training in clinical neuropsychology by the date of appointment, possess a strong commitment to the scientist/practitioner model, and be registered or eligible for registration as a Psychologist in the Province of Ontario. If not registered, the successful candidate must begin the registration process within the first year of hire. Registration in Ontario for autonomous practice is required for the appointee to be considered for tenure.

Applications will include:
  • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • a current curriculum vitae;
  • a statement outlining research interests and potential for scholarly achievement;
  • a teaching dossier or evidence of teaching effectiveness that might include sample course outlines or teaching evaluations;
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and interests;
  • samples of scholarly work;
  • graduate transcripts, if a recent graduate; and
  • three current letters of reference forwarded by the referees directly to the Chair of the committee.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications, including letters of reference, should be submitted by May 1, 2013 to:

Dr. Catherine Kwantes, Chair, Appointments Committee
Department of Psychology, University of Windsor,
Windsor, Ontario N9B 3P4
Phone: 519.253.3000, Ext. 2232,
Fax: 519.973.7021,

Applications may still be received after the deadline date. The acceptance of a late submission is at the discretion of the appointments committee. The University of Windsor is committed to equity in its academic policies, practices, and programs; supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments; and ensures that applications from members of traditionally marginalized groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. Those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship include, but are not limited to, women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of sexual minority groups. The University of Windsor invites you to apply to our welcoming community and to self-identify as a member of one of these groups. International candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To ensure that you are considered within the priorities of the Employment Equity Program, you may self-identify in your letter of application or in a separate letter to the Presidential Commission on Employment Equity, c/o Gerri Pacecca, Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic, 511 Chrysler Hall Tower, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, N9B 3P4. The University of Windsor, one of Ontario's leading academic institutions, provides a learning-centred approach which prepares its graduates for the challenges of tomorrow. Information about the University of Windsor and its programs may be found at


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