Mount Allison University

306 20117
Position ID:MountA-ASSTPROF [#20117]
Position Title: Department of Psychology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Sackville, New Brunswick E4L 1E6, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Psychology / Health Psychology
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/10/18, finished 2022/03/22, listed until 2022/02/14)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Psychology at Mount Allison University invites applications for a tenure-track position (at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor) in Psychology with expertise in aging and/or health. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a balance between excellence in research and excellence in teaching, as Mount Allison University places a high value on both research and teaching and providing research opportunities for undergraduate students. The candidate will be expected to develop and teach courses at different levels in the areas of aging and/or health as well as contribute to the University’s new Interdisciplinary Health Studies program ( ). In addition, it would be beneficial if the applicant had the flexibility to be able to teach courses from other areas of psychology such as Personality, (Advanced) Research Methods and History of Psychology. Normal teaching load for a Psychology faculty position is four 3-credit courses (i.e. 2 and 2), with a reduced load within the first three years of the appointment. Essential qualifications for the position include a Ph.D. in Psychology (or near completion), a strong research program with the intent to seek external funding, and a commitment to quality teaching at the undergraduate level. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022, subject to budgetary approval.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, evidence of effective teaching (if available), a statement of teaching interests, and a minimum of 3 letters of reference.

Ideally, applications should be uploaded

While uploading to the above link is encouraged, applications may also be sent to: Dr. Lisa Dawn Hamilton, Chair of the Search Committee Department of Psychology, Mount Allison University 49A York Street, Sackville, NB E4L 1C7 Email:

The review of applications will begin January 5, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants can learn more about the Psychology Department and the current interests of our friendly and dynamic faculty at : ( )

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
67 York Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1E6