Job Postings

Posted 1/10/22

Applied Psychology & Human Development at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto


Areas of Research: Psychology and Education

Description of duties: The successful applicant will be involved in several funded projects in the CARE lab ( focused on post-secondary student stress, coping, and mental health. As part of this work, the applicant will have opportunities to explore: 1) how students cope with stressors in the university context, and links between coping and mental health, 2) examine individual, interpersonal, and contextual factors that promote or hinder student mental health and well-being across the university years, and 3) understand the development and maintenance of mental health concerns among post-secondary students. To carry out this work, the successful applicant will be involved in leading literature reviews, analyzing existing longitudinal and ecological momentary assessment data, and supporting knowledge translation and dissemination (e.g., writing up study findings for peer-reviewed publications, and presenting findings at conferences). The successful applicant also will be involved in co-supervising graduate students and volunteers in the lab, and supporting grant applications for additional projects.

Salary: $50,000 CAD

Required qualifications: Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. in Psychology or a closely related discipline by the start date of the position and within the last 5 years, and be recognized for research excellence. The successful applicant should have a strong record of publishing research in high quality journals, and show a strong potential for excellence in research supervision of undergraduate and/or graduate students. Expertise in the areas of human development, adolescence and emerging adulthood, and/or student mental health is preferred. Experience conducting longitudinal data analyses (e.g., structural equation modelling, growth curve modelling, latent transition analysis) and/or hierarchal linear modeling would also be an asset.

Application instructions: All individuals interested in this position should submit a cover letter, CV, three copies of first-authored peer-reviewed publications, as well as the names and contact information of three referees by the closing date to Dr. Chloe Hamza (

Closing date: Feb. 15, 2022

Supervisor: Dr. Chloe Hamza

Expected start date: May 1, 2022 (or shortly thereafter)

Term: 1 year