Assistant Professor in Quantitative Methods at The Department of Psychology [closing 01.11.20]

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hods research, teaching and training. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD in Psychology at the time of appointment and a strong program of research in Quantitative Methods is required. Candidates with specializations in any area of Quantitative Methods for Psychology will be considered, such as latent variable modeling, multilevel modeling, Bayesian statistics, causal analysis, data visualization, measurement, meta-analysis, longitudinal analysis, and robust statistics.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and, as appropriate, externally funded research at the highest level.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence or promise of research excellence of a recognized international calibre as demonstrated in: the research statement; a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) with significant journals in the field; presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing.

The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching in Quantitative Methods and the successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Evidence of excellence or promise of excellence in teaching Quantitative Methods will be provided through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference. Further, preference will be given to those with demonstrated experience in, or strong potential for, curricular development.

York University champions new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Through cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design, diverse experiential learning and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 300,000 alumni. Our Psychology Department is ranked 8th in Canada according to 2020 QS World Rankings and 33rd in the World according to the 2020 Times Higher Education Global Impact Ranking.