Applications are invited for a faculty member who will serve as Director of Training for a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) program in Clinical Psychology being developed at the University of Prince Edward Island.  Prince Edward Island is part of the traditional and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The Director of Training’s role:  The Director of Training will lead, in cooperation with the Department Chair and in collaboration with department colleagues, development of the program’s curriculum, hiring of new faculty, preparation of accreditation materials, establishing effective working relationships with community partners and stakeholders, and recruitment of students for a proposed student intake in September, 2019.  We are currently recruiting an Associate Director of Clinical Experience with primary responsibility for program design and implementation of a new Psychology Clinic within the University Health Centre, intended to serve UPEI students, faculty, and staff, and to link with the broader community, and which will serve as a training facility for PsyD students. Recruitment of four additional clinical program faculty will follow. Creation of a diverse faculty and student body is highly valued.

This Faculty appointment will be to a tenured or tenure-stream position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The initial appointment to the role of Director of Training will be for five years, renewable.  Salary will be determined according to rank and experience, as outlined in the Collective Agreement.  In the initial year of appointment the focus will be on program development, and teaching two undergraduate courses.  In subsequent years graduate and undergraduate teaching will be assigned, with appropriate course releases associated with the Director of Training’s role, and usual expectations with respect to scholarly endeavours apply.

Applications:  Applicants are asked to demonstrate evidence of: a completed doctoral degree in clinical psychology; a record of demonstrably successful teaching; a record of scholarly endeavour appropriate to rank; significant clinical experience; registration as a psychologist in current jurisdiction and eligibility for registration with the PEI Psychologists Registration Board; commitment to the characteristics described above as desirous of graduates in the proposed program; and a record of collaborative and visionary leadership in program development.

Interested candidates are invited to forward a cover letter detailing their suitability for this position, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and a description of scholarly endeavours with links to key documents, and to arrange to have forwarded three letters of reference which could speak specifically to their match with this position, to:

Dr. Jason Doiron, Associate Professor and Chair Department of Psychology,