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Assistant Professor Etiology and Treatment of Addiction And/Or Mental Disorders in Indigenous Persons

News Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 11:00


The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Etiology and Treatment of Addiction and/or Mental Disorders in Indigenous Persons. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2019. 

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative and independent research at the highest level and establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. They will have an emerging record of scholarly accomplishments and should provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing, as well as a letter of support commenting on Indigenous community engagement.

The ideal candidate will display some record of research involving Indigenous research methodologies and ethical engagement and collaboration with Indigenous communities, organizations, and institutions, and will show evidence of understanding the importance of consensus-building relationships. The successful candidate will be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Psychological Clinical Science. The clinical and research interests of our faculty are wide-ranging, encompassing most of the major mental disorders and methods of inquiry and models of treatment in clinical psychology.

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