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WEEK OF October 24, 2014.

Psychology Distinguished Lecturer Series : Dr Virginia Penhune Concordia University


If you are interested in meeting with Dr. Penhune during her visit, please contact Cella Olmstead:  Please click here for more information.

(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

November 6, 2014
Clinical Meeting
November 6, 2014 Undergraduate Committee Meeting 2:30pm
November 13, 2014 Policies & Procedures Meeting 2:30pm
November 20, 2014 Graduate Committee Meeting 2:30pm
November 27, 2014 Departmental Meeting 2:30pm

*Please note for November Meetings: the Graduate Committee meeting will be held November 20 and the Departmental Meeting November 27 at 2:30pm.

UPCOMING ORALS (All orals held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted).
Monday, November 24, 2014 3:00pm Megan Mahoney, Ph.D. Oral. Contribution of the opioid and stress systems to impulsive action in rodent models. Supervisor: Dr. Mary Olmstead. External Examiner: Dr. Khem Jhamandas, DBMS. External Examiner: Dr. Brian A Baldo, University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Psychology Distinguished Lecture Series 2014-2015:
Talks are 2:30pm in BIOSCI 1103. Details regarding each speaker and their lecture will be posted the department website:

Friday, October 31, 2014: Dr. Virginia Penhune, Concordia University. Talk: What We Learn And When We Learn It: Behavioural And Brain Effects Of Early Musical Training.

Friday, November 14, 2014: Dr. Nicholas Rule, University of Toronto. Talk: TBA

Friday, December 5, 2014: Dr. Amélie Achim, Université Laval. Talk: Social Cognition And Collaborative Social Interactions In People With Schizophrenia.

Friday, January 23, 2015: Dr. Brandon Gibb, SUNY Binghamton. Talk: TBA

Friday January 30, 2015: Dr.William Bukowski, Concordia Talk:TBA

Friday, March 27, 2015: Dr. Richard Aslin, University of Rochester. Talk: TBA


The Psychology Department at the University of Illinois at Springfield has an opening beginning August 16, 2015, for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Requirements include a Ph.D. from an accredited university with specialized training in Social Psychology, to teach undergraduate upper and lower division courses in social psychology, research methods, statistics for the behavioral sciences, senior seminar, and principles of psychology. The applicant should demonstrate potential for scholarship and/or research in a specialty area. College teaching experience is preferred, and dedication to teaching is essential. A Ph.D. must be awarded by the start date. Review of applications will begin on November 14, 2014 and continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated. For more information please click here.

The Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia - Vancouver campus (
invites applications for a tenure-track position in clinical psychology, which will begin July 1, 2015. This position is budgeted for the Assistant Professor level. Candidates must hold a PhD from an accredited clinical training program (including an APA- or CPA-accredited internship) before starting the position. They are also expected to obtain registration as a psychologist in the province of British Columbia. For more information please click here.

The Department of Psychology at Ryerson University in Toronto
invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will commence July 1, 2015 (subject to budgetary approval). Candidates will hold a PhD in Psychology, with postdoctoral experience preferred. The areas of specialization include Adult Development or Social Psychology. Additional teaching interests in areas such as Positive Psychology, Introductory Psychology, Personality, and/or Death, Dying, and Bereavement are also an asset. The review of applications will begin Friday November 7, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. All applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of application, but only those candidates selected for the short-list of consideration will be contacted for interviews. For more information and how to apply, please click here.



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