Psychology - Assistant Professor (Quantitative Psychology)
University of Manitoba
Date posted: 2013-11-16
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA
QUANTITATIVE PSYCHOLOGY- POSITION # 17441
The Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in quantitative psychology. The successful candidate should have a PhD by the time of appointment, demonstrated excellence in conducting research, potential for securing funding from granting agencies, and demonstrated excellence in teaching with an ability to teach undergraduate- and graduate-level quantitative courses. Responsibilities will include maintaining a productive research program, graduate supervision, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service to the Department, Faculty, and University. Area of specialization is open.
Researchers in the Department employ a variety of analytic techniques (including longitudinal data analysis, multivariate analyses, hierarchical, structural, and multilevel modeling) and we seek to hire a person capable of both teaching the use of these techniques and possibly providing training in other areas as well. We are also interested in receiving applications from candidates with a demonstrated ability to either initiate new productive collaborations or participate in existing collaborations within the department.
The Department of Psychology is the largest academic unit in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba. We have 38 faculty members, 12 support staff members, and over 130 graduate students. We boast approximately 37,000 square feet of space for offices, laboratories, and classrooms. We are a research intensive department and research facilities are housed in over 100 dedicated research rooms. The University of Manitoba houses an onsite research-dedicated supercomputer (Grex at http://www.westgrid.ca) with technical support as well as a network of quantitative scientists and methodologists both in the department of psychology and distributed over a number of related academic departments.
The University of Manitoba is the province's largest, most comprehensive post-secondary educational institution. More than 29,000 students from all over the world currently study in a wide range of programs in the liberal arts and sciences, the creative arts, and the professions. Research is a priority at the University of Manitoba and the success of its faculty in securing substantial research support in national and international competitions attests to this fact.
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The appointment may begin on or after July 1, 2014. The starting salary will reflect the qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate. The University of Manitoba is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applications are encouraged from qualified applicants, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Applications for this position must include a letter of application (including a statement of both teaching and research philosophies), a curriculum vitae, and a sample of published research. As well, three confidential letters of reference must be received directly from the applicant's referees. If available, candidates should also include evidence of effective teaching, such as teaching evaluations and sample course outlines.
Applications and letters of reference should be sent to Dr. Todd A. Mondor, Head, Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, P405 Duff Roblin Building, 190 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2. Inquiries by telephone (204-474-6378) or Email ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) are welcome.
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Province of Manitoba). Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Please note that application materials will be provided to participating members of the search process.
Please visit the following for details regarding the Department, University, City, and Province:
- The Department of Psychology ( http://www.umanitoba.ca/psychology )
- The Faculty of Arts ( http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts )
- The University of Manitoba ( http://www.umanitoba.ca )
- The City of Winnipeg ( http://www.winnipeg.ca )
- The Province of Manitoba ( http://www.gov.mb.ca )