Assistant Professor - Brain & Cognitive Science

  • University of Manitoba, Department of Psychology
  • University of Manitoba, Chancellors Circle, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
  • Oct 23, 2019
Full time Psychology

Job Description

Assistant Professor - Brain & Cognitive Science (HTTPS://VIPRECPROD.AD.UMANITOBA.CA/DEFAULT.ASPX?REQ_ID=09110)

Job Description:

Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba

Brain and Cognitive Science, Assistant Professor - Position # 28103

The Department of Psychology at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the area of Brain and Cognitive Science. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and the appointment has an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020.

Job description: We seek a colleague with an active and promising program of research in any area of Brain and Cognitive Science (excluding nonhuman primate research) with preference for candidates whose research program will augment the department's technological and methodological diversity.


The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally competitive research program, attract external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, supervise graduate and undergraduate research, and contribute to departmental service.

Additional Information:

The institution: The University of Manitoba is the province's largest research-intense University. The Department of Psychology is the largest academic unit in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba with 36 faculty members, 14 support staff, over 110 graduate students, and ample space for offices, laboratories, and classrooms. More information about the University, the Department, the City, and the Province can be found at the links below.


Preferred and Required Qualifications


Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with postdoctoral or equivalent experience, demonstrated evidence of successful teaching experience, and demonstrated evidence of research excellence including a track record of peer-reviewed publications, a record of presentations at national and international conferences, and the potential to attract external grant funding.

Application Details

Application information:

Applications for this position must include a letter of application, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, copies of up to three recent publications, and contact information for three letters of reference.

Electronic (preferred) applications should be emailed to: Hard copy applications should be sent to:

        Dr. Randall K. Jamieson, Acting Head

        Department of Psychology

        University of Manitoba

        Winnipeg, MB, Canada

        R3T 2N2


The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

 Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Province of Manitoba). Please note that application materials will be provided to participating members of the search process.

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