The Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor commencing on July 1, 2014. We seek applicants with expertise in child clinical, developmental or school psychology. Candidates will be registered or eligible for registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. We welcome applications from candidates with research interests in any of the following areas: learning; typical or atypical cognitive or socio-emotional development; assessment, prevention, consultation or intervention in childcare, school, community or health settings; cognitive, biological or environmental risks for learning difficulties and psychopathology and the assessment, prevention, and treatment of these risks; developmental disabilities; or internalizing or externalizing disorders.

Candidates should be outstanding scholars as evidenced by their areas of research, grant and publication records, and their collaborations. We look for evidence of excellence in teaching and student training, and capacity for collegial service and service to the profession. The successful candidate will contribute primarily to the School and Child Clinical Psychology (SCCP) program, which is the only Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) accredited doctoral program that explicitly provides combined professional training in school and clinical child psychology. The specific mission of the SCCP program is to provide students with theoretical, research, and professional training in preparation for leadership positions in academic and applied settings. The framework for the program is the scientist practitioner model. 

The SCCP program is one of four programs within the Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development (AP&HD). AP&HD is a dynamic department whose faculty share a commitment to development across the life span and to the integration of research, practice, knowledge mobilization and policy development. 

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, 3 recent research publications, results of teaching surveys (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier), and a statement outlining current and future research interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact Professor Lana Stermac The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013, and will continue until the closing date of November 15, 2013. All application materials should be submitted online at:

The U of T application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10) MB per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at:

Applicants should ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via email to by November 15, 2013. 

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For more information please visit the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education homepage and the Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development website at: