The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the field of Cognitive Development.  The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2013.

Applicants must have earned a PhD in a related field by July 1, 2013 or soon thereafter.  We seek applicants whose interests intersect with the current strengths in the Department in Cognitive Psychology (particularly visual cognition, memory and attention, cognitive neuroscience, social cognition, social cognitive neuroscience) with a human development perspective. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is necessary.  Salary to be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at .  Click on “Current Faculty Opportunities” and search for Job # 1201359.   Applicants should submit a complete and current curriculum vita, a statement of research interests, copies of representative publications and a teaching statement.  If you have questions about this position, please contact  All application materials should be submitted online.  Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to by the closing date of November 15, 2012.

The UofT 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

We will begin reviewing applications on November 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

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