Career Opportunity

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Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba
Clinical Psychology, Assistant Professor – Position #29510

The Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in our CPA-accredited Clinical Psychology program. The position has an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin on December 18, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The starting salary will reflect the qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate.

Candidates should have completed a doctoral degree by the time of appointment from a CPA- or APA- accredited psychology program with an approved internship and should be registered or eligible for registration as a Clinical Psychologist in the Province of Manitoba. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain registration in Manitoba. Applicants are expected to have demonstrated excellence in research in any area of clinical psychology, broadly defined, and potential for excellence in teaching. We are especially interested in candidates who can add to the diversity of research and scholarship in our department. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a productive and internationally recognized research program, attract external funding, teach primarily graduate-level and some undergraduate-level courses, supervise graduate and undergraduate research, supervise clinical practica, and contribute to service.

The Department of Psychology is the largest academic unit in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba. We have 34 faculty members, 14 support staff members, over 110 graduate students, and ample space for offices, laboratories, and classrooms. The Clinical program also operates the Psychological Service Centre (see link below) that serves as a training centre for students and provides free psychological services to the Winnipeg community.

The University of Manitoba is the province’s largest, research-intensive university. More than 29,000 students from all over the world currently study in a wide range of programs in the liberal arts and sciences, the creative arts, and the professions. Related to clinical psychology, the University offers substantial opportunities for research with members of the Department of Clinical Health Psychology in the Max Rady College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba, and for partnerships related to Indigenous engagement, research and scholarship, and achievement (see link below to the University’s Strategic Plan), among many other outreach opportunities. Winnipeg, a city of over 800,000, offers a vibrant arts community, amazing culinary scene, professional sports teams, affordable housing, diverse cultural institutions, festivals, and entertainment possibilities. Residents of Winnipeg can enjoy a multitude of parks and trails. A short trip outside of Winnipeg reveals the geographical diversity of Manitoba, with ample opportunities for many leisure activities (see; article in The Star). For more information, please visit the following sites:

• Department of Psychology (
• Faculty of Arts (
• Clinical Program (
• Psychological Service Centre ( • University of Manitoba (

• City of Winnipeg (
• Province of Manitoba (
• University of Manitoba’s Strategic Plan (

Applications for this position must include a letter of application (including a statement of your philosophies of teaching, research, and professional practice), a curriculum vitae, copies of up to three recent publications, and evidence (if available) of effective teaching or supervision. As well, three referees must send letters of reference directly to the department head as indicated below.

All application materials should be sent by email to Jamie McMillan (, Confidential Assistant to the Head of Psychology, and addressed to:

Dr. Dan Bailis, Head
c/o Jamie McMillan Department of Psychology University of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2N2

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.