The Psychology Department at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for tenure-track appointment in the Community Psychology Program

Mar 24, 2015




The Psychology Department at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for tenure-track appointment in the Community Psychology Program at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1, 2015, subject to budgetary approval.

We wish to hire a community engaged scholar addressing important social issues. The ideal candidates would help to either:

  1. strengthen research and teaching in relation to critical issues of Aboriginal well-being, race/migration and/or equity issues; or
  2. support the Community Psychology Program’s long history and reputation of excellence in mental health, housing/homelessness, and youth engagement.

The ideal candidate is a scholar who will contribute to teaching at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level courses, as well as supervising graduate students in the MA and PhD programs. Applicants should have a PhD, an active research program with evidence of research excellence, strong potential to attract external funding, and a commitment to mentorship and teaching.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, copies of four publications or preprints, a statement of current and prospective research interests, a statement regarding teaching experience and interests, and contact information for at least three referees to Dr. Roelof Eikelboom, Chair, Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3C5 (email: Electronic submission of applications is preferred. Applications will be accepted until May 1st 2015 at noon.

Applicants can learn more about the Department at on our new web-site and at: for more detailed faculty information.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority.  To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact Jeanette Haas at 519-884-0710, ext. 2427 or via email at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In accordance with the requirements of Human Resources Skills Development Canada and Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicant will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines.

Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Dr. Paul Jessop (  Further information on the equity policy can be found at


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