Company Name:

University of the Fraser Valley


Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Assistant Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

January 2, 2019

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Assistant Professor, Psychology

Faculty Opening

Posting: 2018.262

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

About UFV

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.

Posting Details

The department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time, permanent appointment in Quantitative Psychology to begin in August 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of quantitative courses such as Introductory and Intermediate Statistics, Assessment, and Introduction to Psychology courses.

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 into their teaching; and develop 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. We seek applicants who are interested in cross-disciplinary collaboration. Experience in applied research/consultation projects for community agencies and/or industry is an asset.

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.

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 Psychology with an emphasis on methodology and quantitative psychology, 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 #2018.262 to:

Human Resources

University of the Fraser Valley

33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8

Tel: (604) 854-4554 Fax: (604) 854-1538 Website:

Email applications to:

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.

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