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From: Janet Astington <janet.astington@utoronto.ca>
Date: Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 7:50 PM
Subject: [COGDEVSOC] Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
To: "cogdevsoc@list.mail.virginia.edu" <cogdevsoc@list.mail.virginia.edu>

 *Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Dept of Human Development and
Applied Psychology

Position in Early Learning at the Institute of Child Study
The Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology, Ontario
Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto, invites
applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the field of early learning,
including preschool and early primary levels. As a full member of the
Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology (HDAP), the position
will be held at OISE/UT’s Institute of Child Study. The appointment will be
at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin July 1, 2011.

We seek candidates with expertise in the field of early learning with a
particular focus on the teaching, learning, and care of preschool and early
primary children. The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in
developmental or educational psychology, education, or another relevant
discipline. The candidate must have extensive educational experience related
to the learning, teaching and care of young children, an ongoing program of
research in areas such as child development, classroom pedagogy, parenting,
early language and literacy. Candidates must have an established, strong
research program with evidence of scholarly publications and commitment to
knowledge transfer.

Responsibilities of the position will include developing an externally
funded research program within the Institute of Child Study and the
Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology, undertaking graduate
supervision, teaching at the graduate and initial teacher education levels,
and working collaboratively with university and community colleagues. Salary
will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For more information, please visit the OISE website at
http://www.oise.utoronto.ca or the Department’s website at

Applications, which must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, should be
submitted electronically by November 15, 2010, to Professor Esther Geva,
Chair, Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology, OISE, 252
Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1V6, Canada. Applicants should also
ask three referees to write letters directly to Professor Geva by the same
date at to hdapchair@oise.utoronto.ca

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group
members, women, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of
sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply;
however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given
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