Health Psychology – Assistant or Associate Professor

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Algoma University – Brampton Campus

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2023-10-31
Advertised until: 2023-12-15

Algoma University is committed to undoing systemic and institutional discrimination and being publicly transparent and accountable. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to our Special Mission. In keeping with the Seven Grandfather teachings that are the core values that inform our decisions as an institution, we are committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive, respectful, and safe environment where everyone belongs. We live these values through the strength and richness that diversity brings to our workforce and welcome contributors from equity-deserving groups including: Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, Persons with Disabilities, 2 Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer persons.

Algoma University ( is a rapidly growing and innovative institution that embraces research, scholarship, and teaching to pursue its Special Mission. The Special Mission is founded upon cross-cultural learning between Indigenous and other communities within a spirit of healing and reconciliation. Algoma University’s four faculties — Business and Economics, Cross-Cultural Studies, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Science — provide students with rich experiential learning opportunities across all of its campuses in Brampton, Sault Ste. Marie and Timmins. With a newly approved Strategic Research and Creative Works plan, Algoma will enhance its research capacity through community engaged partnerships and ongoing development of graduate programming.  We welcome those interested in this exciting time of growth!

Job Title: Tenure-Track, Assistant or Associate Professor in Health Psychology
Position Status:Tenure-Track; OPSEU Local 685
Location: Brampton, Ontario


  • Tenure Track Appointment available for the following:
  • Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor
  • Department: Psychology
  • Location: Brampton
  • Preferred Start Date: July 1, 2024

Qualifications & Application Process

  • Qualifications
    • candidates are required to 1) have completed a PhD in a health-related area of Psychology including Health Psychology, Biopsychology, Behavioral Medicine, Public Health, Pediatric Psychology, or other allied disciplines; 2) Have expertise and specialized training in the promotion and maintenance of health, the prevention and treatment of illness, and the identification of determinants of health and illness 3) have research interests that build on areas related to health including (but not limited to): biological, behavioral, psychological, and social determinants of health and illness, lifespan developmental influences on health, and major patterns, causes, and mechanisms of health inequalities.
    • Certification or eligibility for certification with the College of Psychologists of Ontario is desired.
    • demonstrated relevant academic background, research portfolio and a record of teaching excellence.
    • experience with remote/online/hybrid instruction is desirable.
  • Application Packages should contain the following:
    • a letter of application
    • a current CV
    • a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of peer and/or student evaluations)
    • a research plan (up to two single-spaced pages)
    • sample publications
    • the names, contact information and relationship of five referees (one of whom should be the most recent immediate supervisor)
    • Indigenization, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (I-EDI) Statement

Note: Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file, with a file name that identifies the applicant.

Candidates must submit their application electronically to: Dr. Michael Twiss, Dean of Science, via Applications received by 5 pm EST December 15, 2023 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Algoma University is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our community and is an equal-opportunity employer. The university invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of our Institution, including equity-deserving groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment (Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQQIPA+ persons).

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by Algoma University throughout the recruitment, selection, and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

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