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Tenure-Track Health Psychology Position Offered at
University of British Columbia - Vancouver

The Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia - Vancouver campus (www.psych.ubc.ca) invites applications for a tenure-track position in health psychology (Assistant Professor), which will begin 1 July 2013. Candidates must have a PhD before commencing the position.

We are seeking individuals with strong research records appropriate to a research-oriented doctoral program. We are looking for the strongest health psychology candidate, regardless of research specialization. We are especially interested in candidates whose work focuses on biopsychosocial processes in health and disease, and/or health behaviors. Individuals whose scholarship cuts across traditional disciplinary boundaries (e.g. aging research, biological foundations of social behavior, cognition and health) are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants should have research interests that complement existing strengths in the department (www.psych.ubc.ca/faculty/index.psy). The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a program of effective teaching, departmental service, graduate and undergraduate research supervision, and scholarly research that leads to publication.

The starting salary for the position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will, however, be given priority. ??

Applicants should upload a single PDF file (containing a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 3 publications) to https://websec1.psych.ubc.ca/internal/faculty/jobappl and complete the brief form found on that webpage. Next, applicants should arrange to have at least 3 confidential letters of recommendation submitted online (details provided at the above webpage).

The closing date for applications is: 31 October 2012.