The Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada invites applications for a full-time, teaching stream faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2022.

We seek an individual with a PhD in Psychology or a related discipline to teach a variety of courses in the broad discipline of Psychology.  We are particularly interested in experienced candidates with an enthusiasm for teaching high enrolment courses to a cross-disciplinary audience of students with a broad range of backgrounds.  Teaching experience in courses in the areas of Applied Psychology, Social Psychology, or Developmental Psychology would be particularly suitable for this position, but we encourage flexible instructors with expertise in any area of Psychology to apply.

The Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour has a long-standing commitment to research in experimental psychology (perception, cognition, development, cognitive and behavioural neuroscience, animal behaviour, sensory neuroscience, evolutionary psychology).  This research focus is complemented by an equally long-standing history of excellence in undergraduate instruction across the broader discipline of Psychology, including topics aligned with clinical, social, and applied psychology.  Our department and university value innovation in undergraduate instruction, as well as the integration of research into our teaching.  As our department home is the Faculty of Science, candidates able to bring topical research examples and experiences to undergraduate instruction are particularly encouraged to apply.  For more information on the Department, please visit

McMaster University is a globally renowned institution of higher learning and a research community committed to advancing human and societal health and well-being. Our focus on collaboratively exchanging ideas and approaches makes us uniquely positioned to pioneer ground-breaking solutions to real-world problems leading to a Brighter World. The Faculty of Science works to create global impact by advancing scientific discovery and knowledge, and promoting greater understanding. Our innovative, interdisciplinary approach generates new methods and insights, results, and lasting change.

How to Apply

Complete applications must be made online at (Faculty Positions, Job 41440) by the deadline to the attention of Dr. Mel Rutherford, Professor & Chair, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1.

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