Tenure Track position in Behavioural Neuroscience

St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador
Assistant Professor level
September 15 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Behavioural Neuroscience (VPA-PSYC-2017-002). The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in psychology (or a closely-related field); will show evidence of an active research programme; will be expected to obtain external funding; will contribute to teaching courses both within the candidate’s area of specialty as well as lower level psychology courses; and will be expected to participate in the Department’s highly successful Behavioral Neuroscience programme.

Applicants should submit (1) a curriculum vitae; (2) a statement of research interests and three selected reprints; (3) a statement of teaching interests and evidence of effective teaching; and (4) the names, mailing addresses and email addresses of three referees to:

Dr. Ian Neath, Head, Department of Psychology
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, A1B 3X9.

Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged and may be sent via e-mail to Psychology.Head@mun.ca

The deadline for receipt of a complete application is October 15, 2017.
The appointment will begin on September 1st, 2018.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. Informal inquiries are welcomed.  The position is subject to budgetary approval. 

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province's only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programmes to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a very safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities.