Job title: Sessional Instructors – Department of Psychology – Faculty of Arts (Fall 2024)

Company: University of Prince Edward Island

Job description: The Department of Psychology at the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for a sessional instructor during the forthcoming Fall 2024 and Winter 2025 semesters. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.The credit weighting for instructional time is 1.5 credit hours each course, totaling 3 credit hours of instructional time for the contract.Please note: the courses offered below will be taught in person, unless otherwise specified as an online course.PSY 7801 CLINICAL DISSERTATION: RESEARCH PROPOSAL I
The Clinical Dissertation is the major research component in the Doctor of Psychology Program. It is completed during the second and third year of the program and must be completed (via a formal defense) before students leave for internship. The project is carried out using a cohort model in which students develop independent research projects with the support of student colleagues and under the supervision of a graduate faculty member who serves as the Doctoral Research Coordinator. In this course students complete a comprehensive literature review which determines the type and scope of the research to be carried out. The research proposal is presented to the class and other members of the Department of Psychology and approved by the Doctoral Research Coordinator. Student projects must make a novel contribution to the clinical psychology research literature and may develop research within qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods paradigms. Research projects that do not include data gathering, such as novel research syntheses or work toward policy development, may be proposed.PSY 7802 CLINICAL DISSERTATION: RESEARCH PROPOSAL II
This course is the second in a sequence of four courses leading to the completion of the Clinical Dissertation. Preparations for data gathering are made as required with community partners or other sources of participants. Students who are collecting data will develop a full submission to the Research Ethics Board and revise as required. After receiving REB approval students move into the data gathering phase of their research project. Qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis is carried out using accepted approaches. Students address any gaps in their competencies for completion of the data analysis procedures identified in their research plan. Students completing non-empirical research projects begin work on the novel synthesis of the scholarly material. Students address any gaps in their competencies for knowledge synthesis projects.Qualifications:The successful applicant should hold a doctoral degree in Clinical or Counselling Psychology.Preference will be given to the qualified candidates with seniority on the UPEI Sessional Roster and full-time and term contract Faculty Members of the Academic unit.Application Instructions:Applicants should submit a letter of application, an updated C.V., and the names of three referees to:Dr. Annabel J Cohen, Professor and Chair Department of PsychologyUniversity of Prince Edward IslandCharlottetown, PE C1A 4P3Tel: 902-628-4325Fax: (902) 316-2880UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.Closing date for applications is July 12, 2024.

Location: Prince Edward Island

Job date: Sun, 30 Jun 2024 00:56:42 GMT