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Department of Psychology
Faculty of Arts
University of Manitoba

Clinical and School Psychology Instructor – Position # 29511

The Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a probationary position at the rank of Instructor I in Clinical and School Psychology. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in Clinical and/or School Psychology or a related field (e.g., School and Applied Psychology) by the time of appointment, and demonstrate excellence in teaching and practicum supervision. The successful candidate must be registered or eligible for registration with the Psychological Association of Manitoba. Preference will be given to candidates with training and/or professional experience in schools. Responsibilities will include teaching (80%) and service (20%) to the Department, Faculty, and University, with primary teaching activities at the graduate level including required coursework in intellectual and professional skill-domains, and supervision of practica, in the clinical and school psychology (M.A./Ph.D.) programs. Ability to teach introductory undergraduate courses in these areas is highly valued as well. Opportunities for this position to be active in student research supervision exist within the Department’s honours undergraduate programs, if desired, as well as to seek internal funding for teaching and learning enhancements and innovations.

The appointment may begin on or after July 1, 2021. The starting salary will reflect the qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate.

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 and gender identities, 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 contact or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Applications for this position must include: (a) a letter of application, (b) a curriculum
vitae, (c) a teaching dossier (including a teaching philosophy statement, which addresses the scientist- practitioner model and evidence-based practice, plus evidence of effective teaching and supervisory experience if available). As well, three confidential letters of reference must be received directly from the applicant’s referees. Electronic applications and letters of reference should be sent to:

Dr. Dan Bailis, Head, in care of Jamie McMillan (, Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba, P405 Duff Roblin Building, 190 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2. Inquiries by email are welcome.

Review of applications will begin on December 21, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. 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 application materials may be provided to participating members of the search process.

The Department of Psychology is the largest academic unit in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba. We are a research intensive department with 34 faculty members, 14 support staff members, over 100 graduate students, and approximately 37,000 square feet of space for offices, laboratories, and classrooms. The University of Manitoba is the province’s largest, most comprehensive postsecondary educational institution. 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.

Winnipeg, a city of over 800,000, offers a vibrant arts community, 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; your-next-longweekend-in-winnipeg-manitoba.html ).

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