Position: Assistant Professor, Psychology
Department: Psychology, College of Arts
Status: Faculty, Permanent (tenure-track); 100% full-time
Start Date: August 1, 2019
Review Date: January 15, 2019
The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centers, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation and continuing education.
At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive, and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our culturally diverse employee and student populations reflect the local, national, international and Indigenous communities we serve. If you see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.
The department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time, permanent appointment in Clinical Psychology to begin in August 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of clinical courses such as Psychopathology, Fundamentals of Clinical Psychology, Assessment, and introduction to psychology courses. A secondary specialization in counselling is an asset.
We seek applicants who share our passion for, and commitment to, excellence in undergraduate teaching in a student-centered environment; can develop new and innovative courses; will successfully integrate their scholarship or clinical experience into their teaching; and develop experiential and research opportunities for students. Ability to mentor and supervise undergraduate students is necessary.
Demonstrable experience in technology-supported teaching (e.g. hybrid, on-line, and computer-assisted learning), and experience working with diverse student or community populations, are assets. Applicants will have a record of research productivity commensurate with their experience and demonstrated ability to establish a successful research program.
The successful applicant will be expected to actively participate in departmental activities, service, events, and initiatives. The successful candidate will be able to work in team situations. A commitment to an ongoing program of professional development is required.
UFV’s strategic enrolment management plan has identified “Health and Wellness” as one of the priority growth areas, and opportunities to participate in cross-faculty discussions in this area are available. We seek applicants who have an ability to collaborate effectively with community partners.
We particularly encourage applications from Indigenous scholars or teachers or researchers with experience of racialization or colonization.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in Clinical Psychology from a recognized (CPA or APA) clinical program, or solid indication of imminent completion. The successful candidate must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching. At least one year (or equivalent) of successful teaching experience at the post-secondary level is preferred.
How to Apply
Candidates should submit the following materials: (1) a letter of application; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; (4) current teaching evaluations; (5) three letters of reference (submitted separately and directly). Direct your application referring to Posting #2018.261 to:
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Tel: (604) 854-4554 Fax: (604) 854-1538
Email applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on January 15, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled. Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.