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Assistant Professor
Queen's University
Academic Positions: Assistant Professor


Department of Psychology


Queen’s University


Tenure-track Appointment




Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in social psychology or a related area with expertise in social judgement and decision-making completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding. The successful candidate will have the potential to collaborate with the current members of the social-personality program as well as with faculty members in other areas within the Department and outside of psychology such as economics, business, law, and health, along with strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Preference will be given to applicants who can teach courses in social judgment and decision-making and who have extensive background

preparation in research methodology and statistics.


Decisions will be made on the basis of demonstrated research and teaching excellence, complementarity of research interests with existing strengths, and potential for effective collegial service.


Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an

interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will be

required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the

Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate

with qualifications and experience.


The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to

employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from

women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ

persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with

Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of

Canada will be given priority.


 To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as

to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship;

however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a

Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen /

permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be

deemed incomplete.


 A complete application consists of:

  • a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian

    citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);

  • a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications, awards, and grants


  • a statement of current and prospective research interests;

  • a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching philosophy,

    as well as teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,

  • a minimum of three letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr. Wendy Craig,

    Head at


The deadline for applications is October 15, 2017. Applicants are encouraged to send

all documents in their application package electronically as PDFs to Dr. Wendy Craig,

Head at, although hard copy applications may be submitted to:


Dr. Wendy Craig


The Department of Psychology

Room 232, Humphrey Hall

62 Arch Street

Queen’s University

Kingston, Ontario



The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with

disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility

needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact

Theresa Brennan in The Department of Psychology, at


Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between

the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted


agreement and at

Dr. Wendy Craig
Department of Psychology
Kingston ON, K7L 3N6
NOTE: The above information is provided by the employer. The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Inc. does not verify the accuracy of these statements.