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22 de septiembre de 2017

Tenure-track assistant professor in Animal Behaviour (Canada)

Tenure Track Position: Animal Behaviour

The Department of Psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Animal Behaviour (VPA-PSYC-2017-001). The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in psychology (or a closely- related field); will show evidence of an active research programme; will be expected to obtain external funding; will contribute to teaching courses both within the candidate’s area of specialty as well as lower level psychology courses; and will be expected to participate in the interdisciplinary Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology graduate program. Preference will be given to applicants whose research has a strong field component.

Applicants should submit (1) a curriculum vitae; (2) a statement of research interests and three selected reprints; (3) a statement of teaching interests and evidence of effective teaching; and (4) the names, mailing addresses and email addresses of three referees to:

Dr. Ian Neath, Head, Department of Psychology
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, A1B 3X9.

Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged and may be sent via e-mail to

The deadline for receipt of a complete application is October 15, 2017. The appointment will begin on September 1st, 2018.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. Informal inquiries are welcomed. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province's only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programmes to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John's, a very safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities.

The Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology Graduate Program is a unique interdisciplinary program with supervisors primarily from the Psychology, Biology and Ocean Sciences departments, with significant collaborations in federal and provincial wildlife agencies.

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