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Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology Position Open at University of Calgary

The Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary, in collaboration with the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health (ACHRI), the Southern Alberta Cancer Research Institute (SACRI) and the Childhood Cancer Collaborative funded by the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation, is seeking applications for a tenure-track Clinical Psychology Professorship at the Assistant Professor level in the field of health psychology with a focus on children. Candidates with active research programs in any area of child health psychology will be considered.

We are seeking individuals with strong research records appropriate to a research-oriented doctoral program and who are committed to teaching and research supervision of undergraduate and graduate students. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a successful and externally funded program of research in health psychology with children. The position involves teaching, research, and supervision of graduate students.

As a member of the clinical psychology program, a doctorate in clinical psychology, including a CPA or APA-accredited clinical internship, is required. The successful applicant will be appointed within the Faculty of Arts, Department of Psychology with cross-appointment in Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine.

The position offers 75% protected research time, with a 1 half-course teaching requirement per academic year, for a period of 4 years. After the expiration of the 4 year term, teaching duties will be re-negotiated with the Dean.

Send letter of application, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, curriculum vitae, representative reprints/preprints, and at least two letters of recommendation to:

Dr. Tavis Campbell, Chair of the Clinical Psychology Search
Department of Psychology, University of Calgary
2500 University Drive, N.W.
Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 1N4
E-mail: t.s.campbell@ucalgary.ca

Review of applications will begin immediately and end on November 30, 2012 or until the position is filled. With a population of over one million, Calgary is one of Canada's largest head office cities and enjoys a vibrant economic climate based on energy, high-tech, financial services, and tourism. This business environment provides a variety of opportunities for scholars.

Situated in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the city offers excellent year-round recreational opportunities.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.