Lecturer, Psychology
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan, CA
3d ago

Number of Openings : 2

Applications are being accepted for two full-time positions as Lecturer without-term (i.e., continued from year to year) in Psychology effective September 1, 2019 or January 1, 2020.

A Ph.D., or equivalent, in Psychology is required, and the candidate must demonstrate evidence of effectiveness in teaching from evaluations, reference letters, teaching statement, and past teaching experience.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses at both the senior and junior levels.

A Lecturer position involves teaching as the primary responsibility entails teaching between 7 and 10 courses spread over the Fall, Winter, Spring, and / or Summer terms.

Courses will be assigned to ensure 6 continuous weeks for vacation.

  • Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach many of the following courses : Psychology 120 Biological and Cognitive Bases;
  • Psychology 121 Social-Cultural, Clinical, and Developmental Psychology; statistics; research methods; qualitative research;
  • and cognition / neuroscience-, developmental-,social-, and / or psychopathology-related courses. For a complete list of course offerings see

    The Department has 23 full-time faculty members, 5 affiliate members from St. Thomas More College, and 2 faculty in the Bachelor of Arts and Science in Health Studies.

    There are over 80 graduate students completing an MA or PhD across the four graduate programs.

    The College of Arts and Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and fine arts.

    There are over 10,000 students and 300 faculty, including 7 Canada Research Chairs in the College. The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach, and international opportunities.

    The University of Saskatchewan provides an excellent and active teaching and research environment.

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

    The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.

    Lecturer salary band : $77,613 to 115,245

    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

    Applications should submit, via email, a curriculum vita, statement of teaching interests (including research background as it pertains to teaching ability), evidence of teaching effectiveness, and should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to : psychology.

    departmenthead usask.ca .

    Gordon Sarty, Ph.D., P. Eng

    Head, Department of Psychology

    University of Saskatchewan, 9 Campus Drive

    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5A5

    Phone (306) 966-2321, Fax : (306) 966-6630

    Review of applications will begin June 26, 2019 , however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the positions are filled.

    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.

    The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential.

    All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced.

    The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. The University must, however, comply with federal immigration requirements.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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