Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology, Part-time, 3 - 5 years Contractually Limited

College: College of Social & Applied Human Sciences

Department: Psychology

Deadline: November 12, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is found

Position Description:

The Department of Psychology at the University of Guelph is seeking applications to fill four part-time contractually-limited faculty positions (up to 5 years) at the rank of Assistant Professor. One position will comprise 80% workload, the other three positions, 51% workload. The positions will be based in the Centre for Psychological Training (CPT) with a distribution of effort comprising 75% Teaching, 15% Service, 10% Research, The CPT is an essential component of graduate student training within the MA/PhD program in Clinical Psychology - Applied Developmental Emphasis (CPADE). Our CPA accredited program stresses a developmental approach to clinical psychology with children and adolescents and provides high-quality, supervised training of assessment and therapy. The CPT provides a setting for CPADE students’ practicum training while providing professional assessments and therapeutic interventions for children, adolescents and families in the Guelph community.

Reporting to both the Chair of the Department of Psychology, and the Director of the CPT, the incumbent is responsible for teaching, primarily in the form of clinical supervision of therapy and assessment for Masters and Ph.D. level students gaining practicum experience at the CPT, including live supervision, reviewing of videos and regular face to face supervision meetings. The incumbent provides regular written evaluations of student performance to the Director, CPT and the Director of Clinical Training (DCT); reviews and provides feedback and signs students written clinical notes and reports; participates in team intakes and clinic administrative meetings. The incumbent would also play a University service role engaging with the broader CPADE area, participating in clinical training curricular development and implementation, and would make a contribution to ongoing clinical research in the Department of Psychology.

Requirements of the position include: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from a CPA or APA accredited program is required, as well as registration with the Ontario College of Psychologists, authorized to practice with children and adolescents, and 3 years of post-doctoral clinical practice. The candidate is a doctoral level clinical psychologist with experience carrying out assessment and therapy with children, adolescents and families presenting with a range of internalizing, externalizing and neurodevelopmental disorders. Previous experience and a passion for providing clinical supervision to psychology practicum students and/or interns is required.

Guelph is a progressive university town consistently ranked among the most liveable cities in Canada. Guelph’s award-winning Community Energy Initiative, strong neighbourhoods, community wellness initiative and dynamic artistic community make it a great place to live, work, and raise a family. It is uniquely located to provide easy access to London, Toronto, Hamilton and the Waterloo region. Our department also maintains excellent relations with research, educational, and health care institutions in the region and province.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the web sites of the University of Guelph, the Department of Psychology and the CPADE Programme.

The deadline for application is November 12th, 2017, or until successful candidates have been found. Applicants should submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and the names of at least three references to:

Dr. Francesco Leri, Professor and Chair
Department of Psychology
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario
N1G 2W1

For additional information about the positions, contact Dr. Francesco Leri, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology or Dr. Tamara Berman, Director, Centre for Psychological Training.

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

The University of Guelph acknowledges the Attawandaron people on whose traditional territory the University of Guelph resides and offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.