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The Department of Psychology will consider offering a selection of the following courses in the 2015 Spring & Summer terms. Course descriptions can be found below and in the calendar :

PSYC 400 level courses are not listed below, however if there is a 400 level course you are interested in teaching, please send us a note indicating which course and we will give it considerable consideration.

200         Principles of Psychology I
201         Principles of Psychology II
203         Psychology for Everyday Life
305         History of Psychological Thought
312 A&B Experimental Design and Quantitative Methods for Psychology
321          Industrial and Organizational Psychology
330          Health Psychology
345          Social Psychology
351          Developmental Psychology
353          Psychology of Aging
365          Cognitive Psychology
369          Sensation & Perception
375          Brain & Behaviour
383          Personality
385          Abnormal Psychology
411          Design and Analysis in Psychological Research

We have made no commitment to offer all the above courses. All are at the Department's discretion.

Only 1 or 2 of the 400 level courses will be offered in the Spring and Summer semesters, so if you would like to teach, please include 300 level in your preferences.

If you are interested in teaching any of the above courses, please reply by October 3, 2014.
Submit a current CV, instructor evaluations, the course name & number, term (Spring or Summer), and days & time preferences.
Submit your first, second & third choices (or more) & how many courses you are willing to teach.

Scheduling times are:
MWF for 110 minutes per day
T/TR - Twice a week for 165 minutes per day
Once a week for 4 ½ hours

Classes begin at 08:00, 11:00, 14:00, 17:00, and evening start times are flexible.
Saturday classes run 08:00-12:30 or 13:00-17:30

Spring runs May 14 - June 30, 2015 inclusive of final exams.
Summer runs July 2 - August 18, 2015 inclusive of final exams.

CV and teaching evals:
We are requesting current CV’s from all who are requesting to teach and teaching evaluations.
Preference is given to holders of a Ph.D.

NOTE To Students:
You must have passed your candidacy exams for the Ph.D. to qualify to teach.
Also, we must receive written approval from your supervisor.

Tenure Track Position in Social Psychology

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Social Psychology at the rank of assistant professor, effective July 1, 2015. Specific area of research within the domain of social psychology is open, but preference will be given to candidates with a research program that is relevant to culture and/or cultural diversity.

The successful applicant will develop a productive research program that regularly yields publications in peer-reviewed scholarly outlets, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor students, supervise honours and graduate students, participate in departmental and university service, and engage with the community.

Applicants are expected to have a completed PhD in Social Psychology (or a related field) at the time of appointment. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated research record appropriate to a research-oriented doctoral program and a strong commitment to teaching and research supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.

Applications should be sent as a single .pdf document and must include a current curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, statement of citizenship/immigration status and no more than three samples of scholarly work. The applicant should also ensure that three letters of recommendation are sent to:

Dr. Kibeom Lee,
Chair, Social Psychology Search Committee
Department of Psychology
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta Canada T2N 1N4

To ensure full consideration, complete applications (including all reference letters) must be submitted by November 1, 2014.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.

For more information about the Department and the University of Calgary, please see our websites: and The Department of Psychology is administratively located within the Faculty of Arts ( at the University of Calgary.

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