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The Society for Mathematical Psychology promotes the advancement and communication of research in mathematical psychology and related disciplines. Mathematical psychology is broadly defined to include work of a theoretical character that uses mathematical methods, formal logic, or computer simulation. The official journals of the society are Journal of Mathematical Psychology and Computational Brain & Behavior.

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Applications are invited for a Lecturer Stream appointment starting July 1, 2019. Candidates are expected to have at least a master's degree in Psychology (or equivalent), and an established record as a superior teacher. Faculty who hold appointments in the Lecturer Stream have the primary responsibilities of teaching and service. It is not expected that they engage in research, except to the extent that scholarship enhances their teaching or service activities. Applicants with expertise in all areas will be considered, but there is particular need for individuals who can contribute to teaching in areas such as cognitive psychology, neuroscience, and introductory statistics.

Successful candidates are expected to teach 4.5 full credit courses per year (e.g., 2.0 during the fall and winter semesters, and 0.5 during the spring or summer terms). One or more courses may be replaced with other duties with the approval of the Chair and Dean. Candidates should present evidence, commensurate with experience, of their teaching ability, and the courses they are interested in teaching. As well as meeting their teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with other department colleagues, and contribute to the Department's programs. Additional information on Lecturer Stream positions can be found in Article 10.1.26 of the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary's University and Saint Mary's University Faculty Union (see

The successful applicant will join a 22-member Department, which includes one Canada Research Chair. The Department has an applied focus with major and honours curriculum (B.Sc. and B.A), a M.Sc. in Applied Psychology (Industrial/Organizational stream and Forensic Psychology stream), a Ph.D. program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and a certificate program in Human Resource Management. Department members also participate in the CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety and in the Science Faculty's M.Sc. in Applied Science program.

Saint Mary's University is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located close to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States. For additional information about the University and the Department, please see our website at:

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and the names and email addresses of three referees (the search committee will solicit letters directly from referees, as required) to:

Dr. Jason Ivanoff, Chair of Lecturer Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Saint Mary's University, 923 Robie Street, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3. Telephone: (902) 491-6345. Fax: (902) 496-8287. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.