3 Tenure-Track Positions - University of Saskatchewan

March 27, 2023 12:30 PM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

Applications are being accepted for three tenure-track positions in clinical psychology at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, effective July 1, 2023. Applicants with research and applied interests in any area of clinical psychology are encouraged to apply, but evidence of work with diverse populations would be an asset. Preference will be given to applicants who are currently R.D. Psych. in Saskatchewan or fully registered in any other jurisdiction covered under the Mutual Recognition Agreement. We are committed to hiring outstanding scientist-practitioners who can make significant contributions to the research and teaching missions of the department, and who can forge productive links within areas of graduate and undergraduate programming in the department.

Requirements for the positions include a Ph.D. in clinical psychology (must be completed at time of appointment), a strong research record, evidence of effectiveness in teaching and supervision, completion of an internship in an accredited or equivalent setting, and eligibility for registration as a psychologist in Saskatchewan. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching, research, and graduate supervision. They will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program.

The clinical psychology program, which provides generalist clinical training, was established in 1971 and has been continuously accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) since 1990. The Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology at USask is undergoing a multi-year expansion. This expansion will include additional tenure-track clinical faculty, increases to the clinical student body, targeted funding for clinical psychology trainees, the addition of multiple Staff Psychologists, and a CRC Tier II Chair in Digital Mental Health Interventions. The Department of Psychology and Health Studies has 22 faculty members, and 5 affiliate members from St. Thomas More College. There are over 75 graduate students completing an MA or PhD across four graduate programs: Cognition and Neurosciences; Culture, Health, and Human Development; Applied Social, and Clinical Psychology. We also offer undergraduate BSc and BAs in Psychology, a BASc in Health Studies, and Honours degrees.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community, and a full range of leisure opportunities.

Salary bands for this position for the 2022-2023 academic year are: Assistant Professor $99,945 to $120,099; Associate Professor $120,099 to $140,253. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long-term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Please submit a curriculum vitae, copies of relevant publications and a two-to-five-page cover letter detailing your research and clinical practice, past, present and future and how your area of expertise would contribute to the Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology and to the Department or Psychology and Health Studies. In your cover letter, also address your teaching experience, teaching interests at the graduate and undergraduate level and your approach to clinical and research supervision.

Finally, applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference sent to: Megan O’Connell, PhD., R.D. Psych. (Chair of Search Subcommittee) Department of Psychology & Health Studies,College of Arts and Science University of Saskatchewan 9 Campus Drive Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5A5 Phone (306) 966-2496, Fax: (306) 966-6630 megan.oconnell@usask.ca

For further information about the Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology, please see http://artsandscience.usask.ca/psychology/programs/clinical/

Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2023, with shortlist selection by May 15th, 2023; but review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

We aim to have the appointments commence July 1, 2023, however, start dates are negotiable.

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