Department of Psychology: Term Assistant Teaching Professor in Neuroscience

Academic Employment Opportunity #22-58

UNB Fredericton

Closing Date: Review of applications will start April 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Psychology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton invites applications for a 9-month appointment at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor. The position is for an individual with expertise in behavioural neuroscience. The appointment will start August 1, 2023. Applicants are expected to have a PhD in Psychology or be near completion. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a total of five undergraduate courses including Drugs and Behaviour, Survey of the Senses, Introduction to Statistics and two other courses to be determined in consultation with the Chair. They also will be expected to supervise the research of at least two third-year undergraduate students. The Department of Psychology in Fredericton has BA and BSc majors and honours programs in psychology and in biology-psychology, as well as PhD programs in Clinical Psychology (CPA accredited) and Psychology. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Interested individuals should submit: (1) a cover letter outlining their research interests and experience and their teaching philosophy, interests and experience; and (2) their curriculum vitae. They should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to: Dr. Sandra Byers, Chair, c/o Questions should be sent to: Dr. Byers at

Review of applications will start April 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

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.