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Sessional Appointment, Counsellor (Professional), Integrated Services in Education, Werklund School of Education

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Job ID: 25616

Updated: June 14, 2022

Location: Main Campus

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

Position Description

Sessional Appointment Openings - Summer 2022
Position Type: Term Certain < 12 months
Education Required: PhD  
Application Deadline: May 18, 2022

The Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary invites applications for term certain Sessional Appointment, Counsellor (Professional) positions for the Summer 2022 term in the Integrated Services in Education clinic.  Sessional Appointment, Counsellor (Professional)s will provide oversight of psycho-educational assessments and supervision for the clinic student clinicians in the Integrated Services in Education clinic. This term runs from: June 26 - August 31, 2022. The Integrated Services in Education clinic offers high-quality psychoeducational assessments and intervention programs to support the educational and psychological well-being of children and adolescents.

Position Requirements

  • Doctoral degree in School and Applied Child Psychology or Clinical Psychology  
  • Current Professional designation as a Registered Psychologist is a requirement.
  • 3-5 years related experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups of people using an intersectional lens.
  • Knowledge and understanding of educational context are preferred.
  • 5+ years psycho-educational assessment experience with children, youth, and transition-age youth (ages 4-25)

Please submit your application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. The four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents):
New applicants must submit

  • Cover letter
  • Up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Evidence of teaching/supervision effectiveness
  • Three written letters of reference addressed to Dr. Jennifer Lock, Vice Dean, Werklund School of Education

The application deadline is June 21, 2022

While we accept all applications for this vacancy, we may have candidates with the right of first refusal as per Article 23.12.1 of the University of Calgary Faculty Association Collective Agreement. The amount of remuneration is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B.  Please see the Faculty Association's website at for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration.

We thank you for your application.  Only successful applicants will be contacted.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources ([email protected]).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

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