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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Child Clinical Psychology

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Deadline Date: 
Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Position # 001996TT-2018-PSY-SPF50-50

The University of Windsor’s Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Child Clinical Psychology commencing July 1, 2018.  Preference will be given to candidates with specialized training and background experience in autism spectrum disorders. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

This position is one of 50 new tenure-track Assistant Professor appointments that the University of Windsor is making over three years as part of a visionary strategic investment in our students and faculty.  This cohort of 50 new teachers, scholars, researchers, and creators will demonstrate both disciplinary grasp and interdisciplinary reach, providing extraordinary leadership in research, teaching, and learning for a new generation. For more information on the 50 new appointments, visit us at

In addition to serving a large undergraduate population, the Psychology Department offers doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology and in Applied Social Psychology. Our CPA- accredited Clinical Psychology Program offers specialized training in three areas: Adult Clinical, Child Clinical, and Clinical Neuropsychology.  The department has the largest doctoral program on campus, an energetic culture of scholarship, and operates a state of the art Psychological Services & Research Centre. For further details, visit our website at

Preference will be given to candidates who have completed a PhD (by date of appointment) in clinical psychology from a CPA- or APA-accredited program with pre-doctoral or post-doctoral specialty training in child/adolescent clinical psychology and autism spectrum disorder; registered or are eligible for registration as a Psychologist in the Province of Ontario (if not registered, the successful candidate must begin the registration process within the first year of hire, as registration in Ontario for autonomous practice is required for the appointee to be considered for tenure); a strong commitment to the scientist/practitioner model; a demonstrated track record of peer-reviewed research publications; a demonstrated capacity for developing a research program in autism spectrum disorders; undergraduate teaching experience; the ability and willingness to teach graduate courses in child and adolescent assessment and/or intervention, undergraduate courses in developmental psychology, child psychopathology, methods of behaviour change, and other courses related to the candidate’s expertise; the ability and desire to supervise graduate student research and clinical practice; a willingness to contribute to the administrative activities of the Clinical Program, Department, and University; and a willingness to engage in proactive involvement with the University of Windsor’s Psychological Services and Research Centre (PSRC) in order to provide psychological services to children and adolescents and to fulfil clinical psychology graduate student supervision and training needs.   

Application Requirements

  • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
  • a statement outlining research interests and potential for scholarly achievement;;
  • samples of scholarly work, up to three of the most significant research contributions (please include copies) clear indications of your contribution to any jointly authored pieces;
  • a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio showing a potential for or evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that would include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at;
  • graduate transcripts; and
  • three (3) current letters of reference forwarded directly by the referees to the Department Head at the address or email listed below.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.  The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications.  To ensure full consideration, complete an online application ( found on the job advertisement, and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of November 1, 2017.  Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointments committee. 


When completing the online application, please reference:

Position Number: 001996TT-2018-PSY-SPF50-50

Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to:
Dr Dennis L. Jackson, Department Head, Department of Psychology
Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4, Phone: 519-253-3000, Ext. 2232; 

The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 15,500 students.  We are a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.  If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator ( Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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