The Department of Psychology offers programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. At the undergraduate studies level, we offer B.A and B.A. Honours in Psychology, as well as joint major, minor and extended minor for students pursuing a degree in another discipline. At the graduate studies level, we offer both M.A. and Ph.D. degree programs in our six core areas of Psychology. We also offer a professional Ph.D. training program in Clinical Psychology.

The Department of Psychology acknowledges the Squamish, Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, Katzie, and Kwikwetlem peoples, on whose traditional territories Simon Fraser’s three campuses stand.

Colloquiums and Seminars

Dr. Evelyn Stewart, University of British Columbia

Title: Risk, Manifestation and Treatment of Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

OCD is a disabling, childhood-onset illness affecting 1-3% of the population. Known to be a complex genetic disorder, environmental and other factors have important influences on its onset and expression. In this talk, genetic, endophenotypic and neuroimaging aspects of OCD will be discussed, including a genome-wide association study and a more recent cohort study led by the presenter. For more information, click here.

Thursday Feb 25, 2021

1:00pm via Zoom


Sessional Instructor (SI) Positions - SUMMER 2021 Semester


Sessional Instructor - COGS 100 - Exploring The Mind - Burnaby Campus

  • Duration:  May 3, 2021 to August 27, 2021 (Summer 2021 semester)
  • Application deadline:  Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Sessional Instructor - PSYC 100 - Introduction to Psychology I - Burnaby Campus - (REPOST)

  • Duration:  May 5, 2021 to August 31, 2021 (Summer 2021 semester)
  • Application deadline:  Monday, March 15, 2021

Teaching Assistant Positions in Psychology and Cognitive Science - SUMMER 2021 Semester

  • Duration:  May 10, 2021 to August 31, 2021
  • Semester:  May 12, 2021 to August 9, 2021 (Final Exam Period:  August 11 - 20, 2021)
  • Intersession:  May 12, 2021 to June 28, 2021 (Exam period ends July 5, 2021)
*Please note that the online application opens on Monday, March 1st and the application deadline is on Monday, March 15th.


Tenure-Track Position in Clinical Child Neuropsychology

  • Earliest start date:  January 1, 2021
  • Priority given to completed applications received prior to October 1, 2020

CRC (Tier 2) Tenure-Track Position in Behavioural Neuroscience

  • Earliest start date:  October 1, 2020
  • Deadline to apply:  January 1, 2020