Company Name:

Vancouver Island University


Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

September 30, 2019

Psychology Professor

Work where you matter. Ideally situated on Mid-Vancouver Island with spectacular views of the coastal mountains, Vancouver Island University is a comprehensive teaching university with approximately 15,000 students across four campuses.

VIU proudly fosters student success, strong community connections and collaborations by providing access to a wide range of programs, from academic undergraduate and master’s to industry-responsive trades and vocational training. VIU is particularly proud of its role in Aboriginal education and is dedicated to advancing student success in this area.

When you join our campus community, you will work with supportive colleagues within an encouraging environment, all while you enjoy the pace and quality of life on beautiful Vancouver Island. Make the move to matter here, we are accepting applications for a permanent Psychology Professor (2 positions available: one full- and one half-time).

We invite applications from accomplished university educators seeking to join a collegial department where teaching innovation and student success are highly valued. We seek applicants who share our passion for high quality undergraduate education and can skillfully infuse their teaching with their scholarly work. The successful candidates will mentor students in research and scholarly activity.

Area(s) of specialization you’ll need to be successful in this position include: clinical psychology, life-span development and/or addictions with priority given to candidates with expertise in clinical child psychology. The teaching responsibilities of the successful candidates may include courses in clinical psychology, life-span development and/or addictions. The successful candidates must contribute to the governance, events, and service activity of the department.

Required Qualifications:

· A PhD or equivalent in psychology from an APA or CPA accredited institution. Clinicians must be eligible for registration with the BC College of Psychologists.

· Recent experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching a wide range of psychology courses.

View the full job description and apply online by the close date of November 27.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. VIU embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent. VIU gratefully acknowledges the Snuneymuxw, Quw’utsun, Tla’amin, Snaw’naw’as and Qualicum peoples on whose traditional lands we teach, learn, work, live and share knowledge.

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