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Kymbat Yermekbayeva
by Joe Robert
Published: May 9, 2024 (3 weeks ago)

Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) is a community of learning grounded in scholarship and academic
freedom, preparing students to be independent thinkers, ethical leaders, and citizens for the common good. CUE is
committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for work, study, and living. We actively promote
dignity for all, rejecting actions and language that are harmful to mutual respect.
CUE is situated on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River in Edmonton’s historic Highlands neighborhood.
Supporting a student body of over 3,000, we are known for our small class sizes and excellence in teaching. These
features, and our diverse student population, provide an excellent opportunity for engaging with students in a sustained
and nurturing way unique within the Canadian university system. CUE is an institution that values research in the
sciences, social sciences, humanities, and management.
The Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, invites applications for Sessional Instructors for the following
courses for the Fall 2024 and Winter 2025 semesters.
Fall 2024:
PSY 104 Basic Psychological Processes
PSY 105 Individual and Social Behaviour
PSY 211 Statistical Methods for Psychological Research
PSY 275 Brain and Behaviour
PSY 281 Principles of Behaviour Change
PSY 311 Intermediate Statistics
PSY 319 Research Designs & Intermediate Stats. Methods in Psychology
PSY 324 Adult Development and Human Aging
PSY 338 Personality
PSY 339 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 340 Emotions and Behaviour
PSY 351 Human Sexual Behaviour
PSY 431 Theory and Practice of Psychometrics
Winter 2025:
PSY 105 Individual and Social Behaviour
PSY 275 Brain and Behaviour
PSY 281 Principles of Behaviour Change
PSY 319 Research Designs & Intermediate Statis. Methods in Psychology
PSY 338 Personality
PSY 339 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 358 Cognition
PSY 367 Sensation and Perception
PSY 385 Applications of Learning
PSY 420 Psychology of Religion
PSY 435 Clinical & Counselling Psychology: Theories and Applications
All courses are in-person. Further information on courses and times can be found here:
https://concordia.ab.ca/student-services/registrar/timetables/ (Choose 2024 Fall Term, Psychology, and 2025
Winter Term, Psychology). Where the course schedule has been set, sessional Instructors must be able to
accommodate the day and time noted for the respective course.
Please note, courses for the Fall 2024 semester start on August 30,2024; courses for the Winter 2025
semester start on January 8, 2025.
Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chair, Psychology Department, the Sessional Instructor’s responsibilities include:

 Preparation and delivery of weekly instructional lectures, assignments, and examinations relevant to
the course taught;
 Grading assignments and exams;
 Providing constructive feedback to students;
 Maintaining regular office hours;
 Working collegially as a team member.
Qualifications:
 At minimum, a BA in Psychology, and a Masters in Psychology, PhD preferred. Depending on the
course, relevant experience may compensate if the candidate has a BA in another field. (A Masters in
Psychology is still required though.)
 Excellent communication skills, both oral and written;
 Demonstrated empathetic approach to the instructional needs and concerns of students;
 Experience using a learning management system, such as Moodle, and familiarity with educational
technologies, would be beneficial, with an aptitude to learn other software as required.
Interest and Applications:
Interested individuals may contact Dr. Holli-Anne Passmore, Chair, Psychology,
at Holli-Anne.Passmore@concordia.ab.ca . Please submit all documents as one PDF.
Application Packages should include:
 Curriculum Vitae and cover letter
 Official transcripts of graduate-level courses and designation confirmation.
 Letter describing teaching philosophy.
 Recent teaching evaluations, if available.
 Names and contact information of three academic and/or professional employment references
The successful candidate must be able to provide a satisfactory Criminal Records Check.
Closing Date: Application review will commence immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Concordia University of Edmonton encourages applications from members of racialized groups, visible minorities, First
Nations, Métis, Inuit, and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, women, persons of any sexual orientation or
gender identity and expression, and others who may support a diversity of perspectives at CUE. All qualified candidates
are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all
applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.