Sessional Instructors, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Science

Brandon University is seeking sessional instructors in the Department of Psychology to teach the following courses from September to December 2018 and from January to May 2019.

September to December 2018:
Students will be given an insight into the foundations of psychology through an examination of the following topics: history and research in psychology, biological and genetic foundations of behaviour, sensation and perception, consciousness, learning, and memory.

January to May 2019:
Students will examine a series of topics in the field of psychology including: human development, intelligence, personality, motivation, emotion, stress, psychological disorders, psychotherapies, and social psychology.

This course will provide a review of factual information concerning human sexuality. The course will include consideration of such topics as the biological, psychological, and anatomical aspects of sexual behaviour, psychosexual development, autoeroticism, heterosexual and homosexual behaviour, sexual dysfunctions, sexual problems, and related therapeutic procedures. In addition, social and cultural variables influencing human sexuality will be examined including sex role identity, sexual aspects of marriage and family life, and changing cultural standards and sexuality.

Qualifications: A PhD in Psychology is preferred; Masters’ Degree in Psychology is required
Salary: $6,205.00 per course
Application deadline: May 4, 2018

Applications should be sent via e-mail in a single pdf file of reasonable size, and include a letter of application, citizenship or Canadian immigration status, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and the names of three references to:
Dr. Linda Ross, Chair, Department of Psychology, Brandon University, Brandon, MB, R7A 6A9, Email:

We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, please advise of any accessibility needs by contacting the Human Resources office at (204)727-9782 or posting is available in an alternate format.

Issued: April 12 2018