Company Name:

University of Victoria


Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:


Required Education:


Date Posted:

August 19, 2019

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Department of Psychology – Faculty of Social Sciences

We acknowledge with respect the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples on whose traditional territory the university stands and whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day. The University of Victoria is committed to the ongoing work of decolonizing and Indigenizing the campus community both inside and outside the classroom.

Job Summary

Located in Victoria, British Columbia close to Vancouver and Seattle, the Department of Psychology at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level in Clinical Psychology. We are seeking candidates who have training, experience, and interest in teaching and supervising psychological assessments (e.g., psychosocial, psychoeducational, psychodiagnostic). Any area of research expertise is welcome. The position will contribute to our CPA-accredited Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology and to the UVic Department of Psychology more generally. The position begins on July 1, 2020.


Candidates must have a PhD in Psychology from a CPA- or APA-accredited program and must have completed a 12-month CPA- or APA-accredited internship. Applicants must be eligible for registration as a Psychologist in British Columbia. If not presently registered, the successful candidate will be expected to apply for registration as soon as possible after they are hired.

Candidates must demonstrate potential for research excellence as evidenced by publications (and/or other means of sharing research findings) and grant funding appropriate to level of experience. Applicants must also present evidence for potential excellence in teaching diverse students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates must have an interest and ability to teach graduate courses in some of the following areas: clinical assessment, psychometrics, professional ethics, and/or research methods. Candidates whose research and clinical activities contribute to our understanding of diverse populations are particularly encouraged to apply.

Clinical Psychology Program

We are seeking candidates with the ability to contribute actively to the operation of our Clinical Psychology Graduate Program ( Our program has been accredited continuously since its inception. We offer two specialty tracks within clinical psychology: clinical lifespan development and clinical neuropsychology. Students and faculty from across the two tracks learn from each other in a collegial environment. The clinical psychology graduate program, along with the Department, Faculty of Social Sciences, and University has a strong commitment to equity and inclusivity, and we value candidates who share this commitment in their scholarship, teaching, and practice.

Responsibilities will include maintenance of a successful program of research, effective teaching and supervision of diverse students at the graduate and undergraduate levels, clinical supervision, and contributions to the collegiality, reputation, and day-to-day operation of the Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology, Department, and University.

Additional Information

In addition to excellence in Clinical Psychology, the Department of Psychology offers opportunities for research collaborations with colleagues in the Lifespan Development & Health program (, the Cognition and Brain Sciences program (, the University’s Centre for Youth and Society (, the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health (, and the Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (

UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. Read our full equity statement here:

The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.

Persons with disabilities, who anticipate needing accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact Faculty Relations and Academic Administration in the Office of the VP Academic and Provost at Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (

Application Deadline and Procedure

To apply, please convert the following application materials into PDF format, and email to the Departmental Secretary at Please make sure to tell us about your efforts to promote equity and diversity in your scholarly, teaching, and professional work.

1) a cover letter summarizing your interest in the position

2) a curriculum vitae

3) a statement of scholarship interests

4) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching skills (if available)

5) copies of representative scholarly works

In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be forwarded electronically to the aforementioned email address. In all email correspondence, please include your name on the subject line. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Please indicate in your application package if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

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