Instructor (tenure track)
The University of British Columbia
Kelowna - UBC Okanagan
6d ago

Available Openings :

Psychology (Instructor) - Clinical Psychology

The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for a tenure-

track position in Clinical Psychology, at the rank of Instructor. The successful candidate will be a member of the clinical psychology program in the Department of Psychology (http : / / psyo.

ok.ubc.ca / welcome.html). The appointment is expected to start on July 1, 2019, or soon thereafter.

Applicants must have a PhD in Clinical Psychology, with completed clinical training from a CPA or APA accredited program and a completed CPA or APA accredited internship, and must be eligible for registration in British Columbia as a Psychologist.

  • Candidates will have a record of relevant university-level teaching, ideally in Child / Developmental Pyschology; demonstrable commitment to teaching excellence;
  • and promise of education leadership. They are also expected to show evidence of commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful, collegial, and conducive learning and working environment.

    We are particularly interested in candidates with teaching experience and expertise related to indigenous, racialized, and / or other minority communities.

    That being said, all candidates with a PhD in Clinical Psychology are strongly encouraged to apply.

    The appointee is required to keep abreast of current developments in the field of Clinical Psychology and related pedagogy, but there is no requirement to undertake research activities.

    Nevertheless, the ability to integrate one's expertise into ongoing scholarly activities in the department and on the campus, and to enhance existing strengths in Clinical Psychology is desirable and will be a significant asset.

    The successful candidate is expected to teach in core areas of Clinical Practica, with a particular focus on courses within the area of Child / Developmental Psychology.

  • The individual will also have the opportunity to contribute to further development of the curriculum; supervise undergraduate and graduate students;
  • and fulfill service obligations to the University and community.

    The Department of Psychology, at UBC's Okanagan campus, is a dynamic and highly interdisciplinary department of more than 20 faculty members with research clusters in health, neuropsychology, forensic, and social psychology, as well as active engagement in the scholarship of teaching.

    The Department is housed in the vibrant Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences. The Faculty offers both discipline-

    based and interdisciplinary programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The collegial learning environment in the Faculty focuses on effective teaching, critical and creative scholarship, and the integration of scholarship and teaching.

    We are committed to an ethos of local involvement, global engagement, and intercultural awareness, and we provide a positive, inclusive, and mutually supportive working and learning environment for all our students, faculty, and staff.

    To learn about the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Science, go to http : / / www.ubc.ca / okanagan / ikbarberschool / welcome.html.

    UBC is one of the world's leading universities, and is consistently ranked in the top 40. The university has two distinct campuses, one in Vancouver and one in Kelowna.

    UBC's Okanagan campus, located in the city of Kelowna, has over 9,000 students in seven faculties, with strong undergraduate and graduate programs.

    Situated in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, one of the most scenic regions in Canada, it offers an intimate learning environment and excellent opportunities for regional, national, and international scholarly activities.

    For more information about UBC resources and opportunities, please visit http : / / www.hr.ubc.ca / faculty-staff-resources / .

    Information about the surrounding community can be found at : http : / / www.hr.ubc.ca / worklife-relocation / .

    Applications should include :

    ii)a curriculum vitae

    iii)a statement of teaching philosophy

    iv)evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. teaching / course evaluations), and

    v)the names of three referees who have been asked to submit letters of reference.

    Applicants should also arrange to have their referees submit letters of recommendation directly to Marla MacDonald, Assistant to the Head of Psychology, by the deadline at : mailto : marla.macdonald ubc.ca.

    Please direct any inquiries regarding the posting to Dr. Paul Davies at : Paul.G.Davies ubc.ca. All correspondence, including referees' letters, must indicate the competition title (Psychology Instructor) in the subject line of the e-mail.

    The deadline for applications is October 01, 2018 All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.

    In support of our commitment to equity and diversity, all candidates will be invited to participate in an online Equity Survey as part of the appointment process.

    Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.

    We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and / or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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

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