Assistant Professor – Brain & Cognitive Science – University of Manitoba

Assistant Professor – Brain & Cognitive Science

Job Description:

Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba
Brain and Cognitive Science, Assistant Professor – Position # 28103

The Department of Psychology at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the area of Brain and Cognitive Science. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and the appointment has an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020.

Job description: We seek a colleague with an active and promising program of research in any area of Brain and Cognitive Science (excluding nonhuman primate research) with preference for candidates whose research program will augment the department’s technological and methodological diversity.


The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally competitive research program, attract external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, supervise graduate and undergraduate research, and contribute to departmental service.


Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with postdoctoral or equivalent experience, demonstrated evidence of successful teaching experience, and demonstrated evidence of research excellence including a track record of peer-reviewed publications, a record of presentations at national and international conferences, and the potential to attract external grant funding.

Additional Information:

The institution: The University of Manitoba is the province’s largest research-intense University. The Department of Psychology is the largest academic unit in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba with 36 faculty members, 14 support staff, over 110 graduate students, and ample space for offices, laboratories, and classrooms. More information about the University, the Department, the City, and the Province can be found at the links below.
– Department of Psychology (
– Brain and Cognitive Sciences Area
– Faculty of Arts (
– University of Manitoba (
– City of Winnipeg (
– Province of Manitoba (
– University of Manitoba’s Strategic Plan

Application information:

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 contact information for three letters of reference.

Electronic (preferred) applications should be emailed to: Hard copy applications should be sent to:

Dr. Randall K. Jamieson, Acting Head
Department of Psychology
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
R3T 2N2

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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.

Contact information

Dr. Randall K. Jamieson, Acting Head, Department of Psychology
randy.jamieson (at)

Posting end date: 2019/12/02

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