Lecturer, Brain and Behaviour

The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto invites applications for a teaching-stream appointment at the rank of Lecturer, effective on or after July 1, 2014.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. by July 2014 in Experimental Psychology, Neuroscience or a related field with an emphasis in either animal cognition or human or behavioural neuroscience and possess a record of excellence in teaching and teaching-related scholarly activities.

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses from introductory to advanced levels in courses situated in our Brain and Behaviour and related areas. We seek an enthusiastic and innovative individual who is interested in establishing a long-term teaching career. Priority will be given to candidates with strong quantitative skills.

Appointments at the rank of Lecturer may be renewed annually to a maximum of five years. In the fifth year of service, Lecturers shall be reviewed and a recommendation made with respect to promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer. Senior Lecturers hold continuing appointments at the University. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Potential applicants may contact Professor Susanne Ferber, Interim Chair, at chair@psych.utoronto.ca for additional information. We will begin reviewing applications on February 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at:
Click on “Current Faculty Opportunities” and search for Job # 1302119 . Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi related to the teaching of relevant courses, e.g., physiological psychology, learning and plasticity, psychobiology labs and statistics), and teaching evaluations. All application materials should be submitted online. Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to sgreen@psych.utoronto.ca by the closing date of February 15, 2014. The position will remain open until filled.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to 15 attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto is one of the premiere psychological science research Departments in the world. For more information about the Department of Psychology, please visit http://home.psych.utoronto.ca/

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: #1302119

Contact Information
Susanne Ferber
University of Toronto Department of Psychology
100 St. George Street Room 4020
Toronto Canada, 11111