The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University ( invites applications for a tenure-track position in Human Development at the Assistant Professor rank starting as early as August 1, 2015.

The graduate program in Human Development encompasses both basic and applied research in Educational Psychology and places an emphasis on the diversity of learning, and related social and emotional developmental trajectories.

The successful candidate will have an active research agenda and will demonstrate the capacity to generate and fund research in the areas of applied human development, including but not limited to diverse learners, disability, developmental perspectives, or related areas. An interest and ability to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate training of teachers is preferred, and quantitative or measurement skills would be an asset as well. Applicants should (a) have an earned a doctorate in Human Development, Educational Psychology or in a related discipline; (b) demonstrate evidence of scholarship and research funding commensurate with rank; and (c) demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels, and to graduate supervision.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, all materials should be submitted by December 10, 2014.

Persons wishing to be considered for this position should submit electronically an application containing the following documents:

  • a description of their program of research
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and interests
  • a curriculum vitae
  • sample publication(s)
  • three (3) letters of reference

Please direct your application to: Please include “Human Development Search” and your name in the subject field. Further inquiries can be directed to Salary is negotiable, according to qualifications and experience.

Founded in 1821, McGill University is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities, with students from over 160 countries. Located centrally in the vibrant city of Montreal, a city widely known as socially diverse, cosmopolitan, and bilingual (French/English) with a wealth of culture. English is the language of instruction at McGill, but knowledge of French is an asset.

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.