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University of Calgary


Calgary, AB, Canada

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Tenure track Assistant Professor position in Industrial & Organizational Psychology

About the Organization

The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city.  The university has a clear strategic direction - Eyes High - to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community of Calgary.  For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

 With a population of over one million, Calgary is one of Canada’s largest head office cities and enjoys a vibrant economic climate based on energy, high-tech, financial services, and tourism. This business environment provides a variety of opportunities for scholars. Situated in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the city offers excellent year-round recreational opportunities.

About the Job

The University of Calgary, Department of Psychology, is pleased to announce that as part of the Eyes High vision, it is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the area of: Industrial & Organizational Psychology to start July 1st, 2013.  Applicants will promote the University’s Academic Plan and its strategic goals through: 1) research and scholarship by developing a strong research program, 2) enriching the learning environment by teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students, and 3) integrating with the community by engaging in interdisciplinary research and program outreach initiatives.

Competitive salary and start-up funds are available and international applicants are encouraged to apply. We value collegiality, diversity, and strive to create a positive work environment.

Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology by July 1, 2013. Specialty within I/O Psychology is open; applicants in all areas of expertise are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Calgary I/O Psychology program is well established and widely regarded as one of the top in Canada. We offer both MSc. and Ph.D. degrees in I/O Psychology. The majority of our recent Ph.D.’s have gone on to careers in academe reflecting the strong research focus of our program.

Calgary has a population of over 1 million and is a thriving modern city. It hosts the second largest number of corporate headquarters of all Canadian cities and has a robust economy. Calgary is situated in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains a one hour drive from Banff National Park and offers excellent recreational opportunities. The University of Calgary is in the top ten of Canadian Universities in a broad range of measures, including research funding, endowment, graduation of Ph.D. students, fundraising, and the quality of its professoriate. It is located on a modern campus in an attractive residential area, just minutes from downtown Calgary. (City of Calgary Website: http://www.calgary.ca/)

We will begin the review of applications on January 2, 2013 and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Please provide a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, as well as up to five representative publications. Three letters of reference are also required, and should be sent under separate cover. The materials should be directed to:

Chair, Industrial/Organizational Search Committee

Department of Psychology, University of Calgary

275 Administration Building

Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4


These materials can also be sent electronically to iosearch@ucalgary.ca. All applicants are strongly encouraged to visit www.psych.ucalgary.ca to obtain additional information or phone +1 (403) 220-3600.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.

Job Requirements

Ph.D in Industrial/Organizational Psychology by July 1, 2013. Specialty within I/O Psychology is open; applicants in all areas of expertise are strongly encouraged to apply.

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