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Assistant Professor (Teaching), School and Applied Child Psychology, Werklund School of Education

Job ID: 27232

Updated: November 28, 2022

Location: Main Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Description

The Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary invites applications at the tenure-track rank of Assistant Professor (Teaching) with research, professional practice, clinical expertise, and teaching experience in the area of School and Applied Child Psychology.  A key element of this position is the provision of clinical supervision and administration of clinic experiences for School and Applied Child Psychology students in the Integrated Services in Education Clinic such as providing oversight, scheduling, and logistics.

The successful candidate will have a background in school and applied child psychology, demonstrated capability in graduate- and undergraduate-level teaching, clinical supervision; previous professional experience in K-12 school settings working with children, youth, and their families; demonstrated capability in teaching in areas of school and applied child psychology including evidence-based consultation and intervention; child and adolescent development, mental health, and disorder; cognitive, social–emotional, and academic assessment; and experience in online and blended teaching. 

The appointments will commence February 1, 2023, or at a mutually agreeable date.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in educational psychology and show evidence of eligibility for registration as a psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists, as registration is a requirement for this position. Applicants at the Assistant Professor (Teaching) level must also present evidence of successful teaching and engagement in the scholarship of teaching and learning. 

Please submit your application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. The four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents):

  • Cover letter, curriculum vitae 
  • Statement of teaching philosophy/teaching dossier and a brief description of present and aspiring contributions to the fields of education and psychology
  • Names and contact information of three (3) references

Application Deadline: December 05, 2022

For more information about the Werklund School of Education visit their website.
The University of Calgary recognizes that candidates have varying career paths and that career interruptions can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are encouraged but not required to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions to allow for a fair assessment of their application. Selection committees have been instructed to give careful consideration, and be sensitive to, the impact of career interruptions, when assessing the candidate’s research productivity.

Questions about this position may be directed to:
Dr. Dianne Gereluk, Dean 
Werklund School of Education
Email: [email protected] 


The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected]).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information visit Careers in the Werklund School of Education.

The University strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 


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