Memorial University’s Faculty of Education invites
applications for a tenure-track appointment in counselling/
educational/school psychology. Ours is a dynamic and
growing Faculty that supports and encourages vigorous
intellectual growth, excellence and innovation in teaching
and research, and engagement in academic and professional
Appointments are normally made at the rank of Assistant
Professor. This appointment will begin September 1, 2017 or
shortly thereafter (subject to budgetary approval).
Candidates should have a PhD with a background in
counselling, educational, or school psychology. The
successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate level
courses in the area of counselling/educational psychology,
supervise graduate interns, teach undergraduate Bachelor of
Education courses in the areas of learning and development,
and develop an active research program. Candidates with
expertise in advanced psycho-educational assessment and
school/community counselling are especially encouraged
to apply, but candidates with expertise in all areas of
counselling/educational psychology will be considered.
In addition, candidates with K- 12 school experience are
especially encouraged to apply. Eligibility for certification
with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy
Association and/or eligibility for registration as a psychologist
in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador would be
considered an asset.
Candidates qualified in the above areas that have additional
expertise in the areas of quantitative research and design,
critical approaches to leadership and/or Aboriginal education
are highly encouraged to apply. A completed earned
doctorate is required for the appointee to receive the rank
of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position.
If a successful candidate has not completed an earned
doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, nonrenewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant
Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements
for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term
appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment
following the requirements of the degree.
Candidates are invited to submit a letter of application
including a current curriculum vitae, the names of three
referees (two of which should be academic references),
a teaching dossier and two examples of scholarly writing.
Please include the reference number of the position for which
you are applying (VPA-EDUC-2016-006).
Applications should be sent by Friday, March 10, 2017, to:
Dr. Kirk Anderson, Dean
Faculty of Education
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1B 3X8
Memorial University is one of the largest universities 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 programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial
provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for
learning with campuses in St. John’s, Corner Brook, Labrador,
and Harlow, England.
Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible
minorities, Aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian
Citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.