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Psychology - Assistant Professor (Applied Behaviour Analysis)

University of Manitoba

Location: Manitoba
Date posted: 2021-11-26
Advertised until: 2022-01-25

Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba
Applied Behaviour Analysis, Assistant Professor - Position #31064

The Department of Psychology at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a Tenure-Track Probationary Assistant Professor in the area of Applied Behaviour Analysis. Review of applications will begin on January 5, 2022 and the appointment has an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022, or soon after. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We seek a colleague with an active and promising program of research in any area of Applied Behaviour Analysis.


The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally competitive research program, attract external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in both in-class and online formats within the Department with the expectation to teach courses in Behaviour Modification and Sport Psychology (i.e., taking an Applied Behaviour Analysis approach to sport participation and performance), supervise graduate and undergraduate research, and contribute to departmental, university, and community service.


Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in Psychology or a closely related field completed at the start date of the appointment and either be (or be eligible to become) a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated evidence of successful in-class and online teaching experience, and demonstrated evidence of research excellence that includes a track record of peer-reviewed publication, presentations at national and international conferences, and potential to attract external grant funding.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Additional Information

The University of Manitoba is the province's largest research-intensive University. The Department of Psychology is the largest academic unit in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba with currently 36 faculty members, 14 support staff, over 110 graduate students, and ample space for offices, laboratories, and classrooms.

Winnipeg, a city of over 800,000, offers a vibrant arts community, amazing culinary scene, professional sports teams, affordable housing, diverse cultural institutions, festivals, and entertainment possibilities. Residents of Winnipeg can enjoy a multitude of parks and trails. A short trip outside of Winnipeg reveals the geographical diversity of Manitoba, with ample opportunities for many leisure activities (see; article in The Star).

More information about the University, the Department, the City, and the Province can be found at the links below:

- Department of Psychology (
- ABA Area (
- Faculty of Arts (
- University of Manitoba (
- City of Winnipeg (
- Province of Manitoba (
- University of Manitoba's Strategic Plan (

Applications for this position must include a letter of application, a CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, copies of up to three recent publications, and three letters of reference.  Electronic (preferred) applications should be emailed to: Hard copy applications should be sent to:

Dr. Dan Bailis, Head
Department of Psychology
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
R3T 2N2

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Province of Manitoba). Please note that application materials will be provided to participating members of the search process.

All members of the University of Manitoba community are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination.  For more information, please visit the University of Manitoba COVID website.

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