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The Department of Educational Psychology, University of Alberta, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of School and Clinical Child Psychology (SCCP), focusing on children and adolescents in school, clinical and community settings.

Applicants must have a doctorate from a major research university and be eligible for registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists. Applicants should have education and professional experience in (a) school psychology or (b) clinical child psychology; a record of, or potential for, scholarly contribution in one or more of these areas; and, evidence of ability to provide high quality undergraduate and graduate-level teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise graduate students and involve them in their program of research. Full consideration will be given to all applicants. Applicants who are graduates of a CPA or APA accredited program and who have strong foundational knowledge in child/adolescent intervention are especially encouraged.

The standard teaching load in the Department is 4 courses, usually 2 in Fall term and 2 in Winter term. The Department and Faculty offer a highly collegial and supportive work climate for new and established academics, with outstanding support for research and teaching:

The University of Alberta ( is one of the largest and most research productive universities in Canada. With more than 39,000 students from 146 countries, the U of A regularly ranks in the top 4 universities in the country and in the top 100 universities in the world according to QS Worldwide university rankings. The university offers highly competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package.

Greater Edmonton, with over one million residents in the city and surrounding communities, offers a unique quality of life, a beautiful, park-like setting on a spectacular river valley, an international airport, the lowest provincial tax regime in the country, and is located in Canada’s most optimistic and economically vibrant province. Edmonton boasts 78 arts and cultural organizations including the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Edmonton Opera, Citadel Theatre and more than 30 arts and cultural festivals taking place each year.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled, with a targeted start date of July 1, 2017. Electronic applications are preferred and should include: a) a letter of application that reflects research/teaching interests and relevant background, (b) a curriculum vitae, (c) two published papers, if available, and (d) contact information of three referees.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203 (3) (e), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.