Classified Listing – Redeemer University

Classified Listing – Redeemer University


Redeemer University invites applications for a tenure-track position (open rank) in psychology beginning July 1, 2023.  Candidates must be aligned with and passionate about Redeemer’s Christian mission of integrating faith in teaching and research.


This position carries a teaching load of 6 to 7 courses per year (65% of the position’s responsibilities) within the undergraduate psychology program. In addition, 25% of the position is dedicated to conducting research and related scholarly activities in the discipline of psychology, with the remaining 10% assigned to service to the psychology program, the University, and the wider community.

Preferred Skills and Attributes:

  • Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree in psychology, and should demonstrate a desire and capacity to teach courses and conduct research arising out of a Reformed Christian worldview
  • Candidates should be able to teach in a variety of areas in the undergraduate psychology program including research methods, the history of psychology, and theories of personality.
  • In addition to the above courses, the ability to teach courses in one or more of these areas would be considered an asset: learning and behavior modification, health psychology, and positive psychology.
  • Candidates should be able to articulate a plan for a fruitful research program.
  • The successful applicant may have an opportunity to plan a senior seminar course in their own area of expertise.

The Application Process:

As a liberal arts and sciences university rooted in the Reformed tradition of Christianity, we seek candidates committed to this framework. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching quality, 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. In addition to these materials, applicants must include a one- to two-page statement describing their own Christian faith commitment and practice, its alignment with Redeemer’s mission, and its impact on their academic and professional work. A range of qualifications will be evaluated, including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with Redeemer’s identity as a university in the Protestant and particularly Reformed Christian tradition.

Application deadline: April 30, 2023 or until the position is filled.

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

Submit your application (please quote position title in subject line)

Expiry date: Posted until filled (applications will be reviewed upon submission, so please apply as soon as possible)

Anticipated start date: July 1, 2023

Redeemer University offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position.

Redeemer University is a dynamic undergraduate university recognized for providing quality undergraduate education in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, business, and education, with a demonstrated commitment to fostering a spiritually-vibrant and caring community of learning. The scholarship, teaching, and creative activity of our faculty, combined with small class sizes and low student-faculty ratios, create an engaging academic environment. We are located on a beautiful and environmentally friendly campus on the edge of Hamilton, Ontario, minutes from Lake Ontario and an hour from downtown Toronto.