Lecturer or Assistant Professor (2 vacancies)

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Posting #:F 12/2013
Posted:Apr 25, 2013
Employment Status:12 month Limited Term Appointment
Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences
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Job Summary

The Department of Psychology at Brock University invites applications for TWO twelve-month limited term appointments as Lecturer/Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2013. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval and are not expected to be renewed.


Preferred qualifications are a Ph.D. (ABD may be considered) in psychology with the ability to teach statistics and methods at the graduate and/or undergraduate level. The teaching load is two courses per term. One of the successful candidates will be expected to teach a full-year graduate statistics course (PSYC 5F01). Detailed course descriptions can be found at http://www.brocku.ca/webfm_send/22332. Candidates are also expected to supervise undergraduate honours theses, to conduct research and to participate in the affairs of the department.


PSYC 5F01 (1.0 credit) (Sept-April) Research Methods and Data Analysis (M.A. level)
Statistical analysis and research design with an emphasis on the Multivariate General Linear model as exemplified in basic and advanced multiple regression analysis, ANOVA, and ANCOVA.

The department will consider all applications received by May 15 2013 and will continue until both positions have been filled. Application packages should include a cover letter (indicating file number stated above), areas of teaching interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of successful teaching experience (summaries of teaching/course evaluations, sample course outlines, teaching philosophy or teaching profile), selected reprints/preprints of publications. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Dr. Tim Murphy, Chair
Department of Psychology
Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1
Email: tmurphy@brocku.ca
Fax: (905) 688 6922

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at http://brocku.ca/webfm_send/20927 and include the completed form with their application. More information on Brock University can be found on the University’s website www.brocku.ca.