Assistant Professor, Canada (deadline July 1)

 27th May 2022

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor: Animal Behavior

Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador
St. John, Canada

The Department of Psychology at the St. John's campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Animal Behaviour (Position Number F02875-2021-31). Researchers with a strong background in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Psychology or another area related to animal behaviour, who investigate the mechanisms, development, function, ecology, or evolution of behaviour (or any combination thereof) in any taxonomic group, are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who will develop primarily nonlaboratory (e.g., field or community-based) programs of research in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The successful candidate will show evidence of an active research program that can attract external funding. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching courses within the area of animal behaviour and in other areas of Psychology appropriate to their expertise (e.g., Animal Cognition, Evolutionary Psychology, Applied Animal Behaviour, Introductory Psychology, etc.). Candidates will also demonstrate capacity for supervising Undergraduate Honours students in Psychology and graduate students in Psychology and/or the Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology Program (CABE- an interdisciplinary graduate program with core members from the Department of Psychology). CABE supervisors and collaborators come from the Departments of Biology and Ocean Sciences; the Marine Institute; Grenfell Campus, as well as from external partner organizations such as Environment Canada and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. The successful candidate will be expected to foster and benefit from the program's interdisciplinary structure and the university's overarching commitment to interdisciplinary research.

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