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Psychology Professor in Life-Span Development

Vancouver Island University
Canada (CA)
Up to $98,000 plus health benefits, professional development and pension plan
Posted Date
Dec 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Psychology Department at Vancouver Island University is pleased to announce an opening for a full-time, permanent Professor specializing in life-span development.


The department invites applications from accomplished university educators seeking to join a collegial department where teaching innovation and student success are highly valued. We seek applicants who share our passion for high quality undergraduate education and can skillfully infuse their teaching with their scholarly work. The successful candidate will mentor students in research and scholarly activity. The teaching load for this position is eight 3-credit courses per year. Course descriptions and more information about the Psychology Department can be found online.


Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.


A PhD or equivalent in life-span development from an APA or CPA accredited institution is required as well as experience in successfully teaching courses in life-span development.


Vancouver Island University is a comprehensive teaching university with 13,000 students across four campuses. VIU proudly fosters student success, strong community connections and meaningful collaborations by providing access to a wide range of programs, from academic undergraduate and master’s to industry-responsive trades and vocational training.

VIU is proud to have been awarded the BC’s Top Employer award for the last three years from the Top Employers program. If this is the next step in your professional career, please submit your application apply for this role online by 08-Feb-2023.


VIU is pleased to offer employees a comprehensive benefit plan; ample paid holiday time; professional development opportunities and a desirable pension plan that takes the worry out of retirement. As part of the VIU campus community, you will work with supportive colleagues within an encouraging environment and are provided with the tools and training that promote learning and development. The perks of VIU employment are multiple, and include well-being initiatives and services, strategic discounts, and flexible work opportunities. The VIU community acknowledges and thanks the Snuneymuxw, Quw’utsun, Tla’amin, Snaw-naw-as and Qualicum First Nation on whose traditional lands we teach, learn, research, live and share knowledge.

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