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Vancouver Island University

Psychology Professor

Nanaimo, BC
Full Time
4 days ago
62,212 to 99,968 per year

The Psychology Department at Vancouver Island University is pleased to announce an opening for a permanent position as a Psychology Professor specializing in neuropsychology or clinical neuropsychology. We invite applications from accomplished university educators seeking to join a collegial department where teaching innovation and student success are highly valued. 

We seek applicants who share our passion for high-quality undergraduate education and can skillfully infuse their teaching with their scholarly work. The successful candidates will mentor students in research and scholarly activity.

As an open-access institution, VIU welcomes a wide range of students, many of whom are first-generation learners in a post-secondary environment.

We offer both a BSc and BA Psychology degree option. Course descriptions and more information about the Psychology Department can be found here and here.

The successful candidate for this faculty position will be responsive to diverse cultural and academic backgrounds and learning styles and skilled in fostering a climate of inclusion and effective support for student success.


Required Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent in neuropsychology or clinical neuropsychology from an APA or CPA-accredited institution.

    • Experience in successfully teaching courses in neuropsychology or clinical neuropsychology.
    • An established research program that complements the interests and expertise of current faculty.
    • Active ongoing participation in professional development activities.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with technology relevant to the position.
    • Ability to meet the needs of a diverse student population.


To Apply:

VIU is proud to have been awarded the BC’s Top Employer award for the last four years from the Top Employers program. If this is the next step in your professional career, please submit your application apply for this role online by January 17/24. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Vancouver Island University is a comprehensive teaching university with 13,000 students across four campuses. VIU proudly fosters student success, strong community connections and meaningful collaborations by providing access to a wide range of programs, from academic undergraduate and master’s to industry-responsive trades and vocational training.


VIU is pleased to offer employees a comprehensive benefit plan; ample paid holiday time; professional development opportunities and a desirable pension plan that takes the worry out of retirement. As part of the VIU campus community, you will work with supportive colleagues within an encouraging environment and are provided with the tools and training that promote learning and development. The perks of VIU employment are multiple, and include well-being initiatives and services, strategic discounts, and flexible work opportunities. The VIU community acknowledges and thanks the Snuneymuxw, Quw’utsun, Tla’amin, Snaw-naw-as and Qualicum First Nation on whose traditional lands we teach, learn, research, live and share knowledge.


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