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Psychology (Tenure-track)

Full-time  Open until Jan. 3, 2022 Start Date: Dec. 2022
Redeemer University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Psychology beginning December 1, 2022.

Why Work at Redeemer?

For nearly 40 years Redeemer University has prepared the next generation of Christian leaders. Redeemer is committed to a Christian undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education that develops the whole person.

Rooted in a Reformed Biblical worldview, and including a diverse community representing over 50 Christian denominations, Redeemer seeks to answer the fundamental questions about where we fit into God’s story while it prepares students to engage in society’s biggest challenges. A rigorous academic program with an interdisciplinary core is supported by a vibrant community characterized by caring discipleship. The result is an enriching and transformational educational experience integrating faith, learning and service.

Redeemer offers 34 majors and streams that lead to either a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The university expects to welcome about 1000 students in the fall, served by approximately 200 faculty and staff.

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Psychology (Tenure-track)
Full-time  Open until Jan. 3, 2022 Start Date: Dec. 2022

The Position

Redeemer University invites applications for a tenure-track position in psychology beginning in December 2022. Candidates must be aligned with and passionate about Redeemer’s Christian mission of integrating faith in teaching and research. Candidates should possess, or be near completion of, a PhD and have a research program and accomplishments appropriate to their career stage. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record (or show potential) of excellence in undergraduate teaching.


The successful candidate will teach courses that serve the Psychology Program situated in the Social Sciences Area. We are seeking an applicant with an academic and research background in clinical or counselling psychology.

Preferred Skills and Attributes

  • An ability and desire to teach a wide variety of courses in areas such as abnormal psychology, health psychology, and theories of counselling;
  • Clinical or counselling experience;
  • An ability and desire to develop and conduct a program of research in areas related to clinical or counselling psychology

Education, Training & Certifications

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree, preferably in clinical or counselling psychology,

The Application Process

Applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., evidence of teaching quality, a 1-2-page statement describing their own Christian faith commitment and how it relates to Redeemer’s mission and to their teaching and perspective on the discipline, and the names of three individuals who have agreed to provide letters of reference should the applicant advance to a later stage of the process. The application deadline is January 3, 2022 or until the position is filled.

Direct applications to: Dr. Kyle Spyksma, Interim Vice President, Academic

Submit applications to: (please quote position title in subject line)

Expiry date: Posted until Jan. 3, 2022 (applications will be reviewed upon submission, so please apply ASAP)

Anticipated start date: Dec. 2022

Applicants are requested to email their application materials and include a statement that articulates their faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University. A range of qualifications are evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with our identity as a university in the Protestant and Reformed Christian tradition. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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