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Assistant Professor, Psychology (Clinical)



Posting number 2019.268
Job type Faculty
Contract Faculty, 57.14% full-time, Permanent
Start date August 1, 2020
Review date January 15, 2020

Job summary

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a part-time, permanent appointment in Clinical Psychology to begin in August 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of clinical courses such as Psychopathology, Fundamentals of Clinical Psychology, Assessment, and introduction to psychology courses. A secondary specialization in counselling is an asset.

We seek applicants who share our passion for, and commitment to, excellence in undergraduate teaching in a student-centered environment: who can develop new and innovative courses; successfully integrate their scholarship or clinical experience into their teaching; and develop experiential and research opportunities for students. Ability to mentor and supervise undergraduate students is necessary.

Applicants will have a record of research productivity commensurate with their experience or demonstrated ability to establish a successful research program. The successful applicant will be expected to actively participate in departmental activities, service, events, and initiatives. A commitment to an ongoing program of professional development is required.

UFV’s strategic enrolment management plan has identified “Health and Wellness” as one of the priority growth areas, and opportunities to participate in cross-faculty discussions in this area are available. We seek applicants who have an ability to collaborate effectively with community partners.

We particularly encourage applications from Indigenous scholars or teachers or researchers with experience of racialization or colonization.


  • A PhD in Clinical Psychology from a recognized (CPA or APA) clinical program, or solid indication of imminent completion
  • At least one year (or equivalent) of successful teaching experience at the post-secondary level is preferred.
  • Must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching
  • Demonstrable experience in technology-supported teaching (e.g. hybrid, on-line, and computer-assisted learning), and experience working with diverse student or community populations, are assets
  • Ability to work in team situations

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

How to apply

Candidates should submit the following materials: (1) a letter of application; (2) a current curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; (4) current teaching evaluations; (5) three letters of reference (should be submitted separately and directly to UFV HR), referring to Posting #2019.268 to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Tel: (604) 854-4554            Fax: (604) 854-1538           Website:
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