Department of Psychology: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Clinical Neuroscience

Academic Employment Opportunity #21-22

UNB Saint John

Closing Date: Closing date for receipt of applications is March 1, 2022

The Department of Psychology at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John, N.B., invites applications for a tenure-track position in Clinical Neuroscience at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2022, subject to final budgetary approval.

The Department offers undergraduate programs in Psychology and Biology Psychology, as well as a Master of Arts in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology that is offered jointly with the Department of Psychology at UNB Fredericton. UNB Saint John faculty actively participate in the Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology offered in Fredericton. Further, the Integrated Health Initiative (IHI) focuses on health education and research, social innovation, and interdisciplinary collaboration. The IHI includes a newly developed Bachelor of Health program, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop upper year courses that focus on links between neuroscience and health. The Department has a strong background in experimental/applied psychology and solid links with Horizon Health Network (which includes the local regional hospital) and Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or in Psychology specializing in any area of clinical neuroscience; priority will be given to a candidate with plans to continue to conduct research in basic or applied neuroscience. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an externally-funded programme of research.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of undergraduate courses, including Neuroscience, Neuropsychology, Clinical Neuroscience, and Psychopharmacology as well as a fourth-year seminar focused on the candidate's research specialization. The supervision of undergraduate research (e.g., Honours theses) will be required as well as participation in graduate programs, including the supervision and teaching of graduate students. The teaching load is normally two courses per term. Evidence of teaching competence will be required, as indicated by teaching evaluations, a teaching dossier, and testimonials from individuals familiar with the candidate's capabilities.

Closing date for receipt of applications is March 1, 2022. Applicants are requested to submit electronically (as a single PDF) a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and up to three reprints of recent publications to Three confidential letters of reference should be forwarded directly by the referees to the Chair or Laura Galbraith at

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.