The Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development at
the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) invites
applications for a tenure stream position with a specialization in
Indigenous Mental Health at the rank of Assistant
or Associate Professor, commencing September 1, 2017 or shortly
We seek applicants who have a strong research focus as well as
practical expertise in the area of Indigenous Mental Health. The
successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of, or
experience in, community-based research, indigenous methodologies
and working with indigenous communities. Candidates must hold a
Ph.D. in clinical or counselling psychology or a related field such
as psychology or school psychology by the date of the appointment.
Preference will be given to a licensed clinical psychologist or
school psychologist. Candidates must have an established record of
excellence in research which includes exemplary publications in top
disciplinary journals, presentations at conferences and strong
endorsements from referees of high standing. The successful
candidate must have an ongoing, independent and innovative program
of research of sufficient quality to merit nomination for a Tier 2
Canada Research Chair at the time of appointment or shortly
thereafter. Additionally, the successful candidate must
demonstrate a record of excellent teaching as evidenced through
teaching accomplishments, evaluations and endorsements submitted as
part of the application.
The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of both
core and interdisciplinary curricula within and across programs
offered in the Department of Applied Psychology and Human
Development. They will also contribute to the development an
innovative program of research in mental health and education that
combines areas of expertise within the department and fosters
collaboration in programs and research activities locally and
internationally. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications
Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae,
three recent research publications, a teaching dossier (including
the results of teaching evaluations or equivalent evidence of
teaching excellence), and three confidential letters of reference.
Letters of reference should be signed, on official letterhead, and
sent directly from the referees to the department via email at
by June 26, 2017. All other application materials should be
submitted through the University of Toronto’s online application
Please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word
format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply .
To receive full consideration, all application materials must be
submitted by the closing date, June 26, 2017.
Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's
largest and most research-intensive university and the only
Canadian university to be named in the top 25 Times Higher
Education World University Rankings. Located in and around Toronto,
one of the world's most diverse regions, the University of
Toronto's vibrant academic life is defined by the cultural
diversity in its community.
The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education has, for more
than a century, made a major contribution to advancing education,
human development and professional practice around the world. With
approximately 100,000 alumni, 3,000 students and 19 research
centres, ours is an intellectually rich and supportive community,
guided by the highest standards of scholarship and a commitment to
equity and social justice. For more information, please visit the
OISE homepage at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca or
the Department's website at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/aphd .
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity
within its community and especially welcomes applications from
racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous /
Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities,
LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a
brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information
directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by
search committees or human resources staff. Results will be
aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more
information, please see http://uoft.me/UP .
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.