Assistant Professor

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Posting Date:
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 to Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Department of Psychology
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Prince George


The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), in conjunction with the Department of Psychology, invites applications for up to two tenure-track position in the Counselling Psychology, at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a proposed starting date of July 1, 2024. As an institution committed to the fostering of an inclusive and transformative learning environment, UNBC values high quality and growth in both teaching and scholarship.

UNBC’s Department of Psychology offers BSc, MSc, and PhD degree programs in Psychology, as well as an MEd in Counselling degree program. The positions’ teaching and supervision duties reside primarily within the MEd in Counselling degree program. Research interests are open to any area within counselling psychology, and graduate and undergraduate supervision is expected.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD (or equivalent) in Counselling, Educational, or Clinical Psychology, a demonstrated record of teaching counselling courses and research excellence, current membership (or potential membership) as a registered professional counsellor in BC, counselling supervision experience, knowledge of community resources/practicum agencies, and demonstrated excellence in organizational and communication skills. Evidence of culturally and socially relevant knowledge and practice will be required, as will demonstrated conscientiousness and integrity. The successful candidate will work with faculty members in the Department of Psychology to ensure outstanding counselling education and practice. The candidate may have the opportunity to teach in multiple modalities. Teaching activities may occur in multiple sites, including student practicum locations. Driving within the Prince George area between practicum sites is required. Therefore, a valid BC driver’s license is required.

The Department of Psychology values diversity within its community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

For information including application instructions, please see the below link to the job posting.