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The Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education (EPSE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in School & Counselling Psychology at the Assistant Professor level commencing September 1, 2024. The start date can be negotiated but it can’t be later than January 1, 2025.

The EPSE Department is dedicated to the scholarship of discovery, integration, application and teaching, and is committed to working with faculty and students in a positive and collaborative environment. Using a combined teacher-scholar and scientist-practitioner model, the EPSE Department prepares professional practitioners and scholars to make significant contributions to the educational and psychosocial well-being of diverse children, youth, and adults within educational, family and community settings. Programs within the EPSE Department are founded on a developmental, strength-based approach that recognizes risk, protective factors, resiliency and diversity.

Candidates must have a... completed Doctorate Degree in Educational/School Psychology with expertise and experience in psycho-educational assessment and intervention. Secondary areas of expertise may include counselling psychology, child and family counselling, school-based counselling, Indigenous counselling, and cross-cultural counselling. Candidates will be registered psychologists or will be eligible to register with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists . School-based K-12 experience is considered an asset. This position supports the teaching of graduate level courses in the Master of Education program in School and Counselling Psychology (SCP), and the implementation and delivery of practical elements of this program through the Counselling, Assessment, Intervention and Research Services (CAIRS) centre within the EPSE Department and College of Education.

All EPSE Department members are expected to carry out an active research program (e.g., disseminating research findings, applying for and/or obtaining grants); teaching graduate and undergraduate (teacher education) courses, supervising graduate students, and participating in administrative work as well as serving on committees. Some faculty members also engage in supervision of the student practicum experience.

The U of S College of Education has implemented a redesign of its teacher education program and is active in its research and graduate programs. Our philosophy for undergraduate and graduate education is to encourage innovation, meet specific needs of our First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Communities, and connect our faculty and students to the community, while meeting the highest standards of Canada's world-class research- intensive universities. The College of Education currently offers Bachelor of Education, Master of Education, and Cross-Departmental Doctor of Philosophy programs.

Interested individuals may wish to consult the College of Education and EPSE Department websites.

Department of Educational Psychology & Special Education: http://www.usask.ca/education/epse/

Counselling, Assessment, Intervention and Research Services (CAIRS) center


College of Education: http://www.usask.ca/education

Salary band for this post is $99,945 to $120,099. This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long-term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health and wellness spending program.

Review of applications will commence on August 1, 2024 and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Please submit a statement of interest, statement of teaching practice and philosophy, statement outlining current and future research interests, curriculum vitae and three reference letters to:

Dr Amin Mousavi, Department Head

College of Education

University of Saskatchewan

28 Campus Drive

Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X1

Email: isabel.bacalao@usask.ca

Status: Tenure Track

Employment Group: USFA

Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0

Posted Date: 5/21/2024

Closing Date: Until Filled

The University is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion, and are proud to support career opportunities for Indigenous peoples to reflect the community we serve. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. We continue to grow our partnerships with Indigenous communities across the province, nationally, and internationally and value the unique perspective that Indigenous employees provide to strengthen these relationships. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship at the University of Saskatchewan is led and determined by the  deybwewin | taapwaywin | tapwewin: Indigenous Truth policy and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the policy. Successful candidates that assert Indigenous membership/citizenship will be asked to complete the verification process of Indigenous membership/citizenship with documentation. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon SK


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