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WEEK OF July 25, 2014.

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New position available in Dr.Hollenstein's  lab. He is looking for a Lab Coordinator to help run an RCT on a video game intervention for child anxiety. http://www.queensu.ca/humanresources/apps/jps/details.php?view=3196

Congrats to Adam, whose excellent work with Dr. Troje has been featured in the Queen's Gazette! Congrats Adam!!! See the following link:https://www.queensu.ca/news/articles/new-view-world?utm_source=e-queens

Memo from Caroline Teske-My sister Katrina recently lost her battle with cancer. In her memory some of her friends and family are participating in the Weekend to End Women’s Cancer (a marathon we had been training for together before she passed). The donations go to benefit the cancer centre at the Montreal Jewish General Hospital where Katrina was treated and also where she worked as a cancer researcher. Here is a link to my page for the marathon: www.endcancer.ca/site/TR/Events/Montreal2014?px=4210804&pg=personal&fr_id=1480 Many thanks for your consideration!

 

UPCOMING ORALS(all orals are held in H228 CONFERENCE ROOM unless otherwise noted).

July 31, 2014

Anja-Xiaoxing Cui , Masters Oral.  Unintentional Learning of Musical Pitch Hierarchy: Supervisor: Dr.Lola Cuddy & Dr.Niko Troje. Chair: Dr. Meredith Chivers.  External Examiner: Dr. John Kirby, Education.



CONFERENCES/LECTURES/SEMINARS

Dr. Xudong Liu and Dr. Harriet Feilotter  invite you and the Department of Psychology to a workshop on Next-Generation Sequencing Application with Ion Torrent Technologies. We felt that this type of workshop would be very beneficial/relevant to the research the department of Psychology. The Queen's Genomics Lab at Ongwanada (QGLO, PI: Dr. Xudong Liu), Queen's Laboratory for Molecular Pathology (PI: Dr. Harriet Feilotter) and Life Technologies (a Thermo Fisher group) will be holding information sessions presented by Life Technologies application specialists and by the labs at Queen's University offering these services to help with your research projects.  Date: Wednesday July 30, 2014 Time: 10:00am - 2:30pm Place: School of Medicine Building, 15 Arch Street, Lecture Theatre 132A.

The 2nd annual Symposium on Education & Cognition will be held at McMaster University August 13-15, 2014. Cognitive scientists have been systemically studying processes such as attention, memory and learning for more than 150 years. This rich resource of knowledge has been only recently applied to developing evidence-based interventions in education. The speakers in this Symposium will explore how cognitive principles can inform instructional design and critical issues in education to bridge the gap between the lab and classroom. Registration is open. Cost will be $30 for the symposium and $30 for the workshops. For registration, details, and to see complete videos from last year’s amazing symposium visit edcogmcmaster.ca. You can send any questions to EdCog@McMaster.ca.

Norwegian and North American institutions of higher education are invited to apply for funds for projects related to higher education collaboration with institutions in the US and Canada. The project funds are provided by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, through the North America Strategy for Higher Education Cooperation (2012-15).The funds are administered by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU). SIU is a public Norwegian agency that promotes international cooperation in education. You can see this  link, for further information on abstracts.

The World Congress on Special Needs Education (WCSNE-2014)  will be held at the Temple University. The WCSNE is dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in special needs education. The WCSNE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from educational and industrial sectors. The aim of WCSNE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational and industrial sectors with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of special needs in education. The WCSNE-2014 invites speakers to share their knowledge on issues or subject matters in special needs in education that encompass conceptual analysis, case studies, design implementation and performance evaluation. Please see www.wcsne.org for more information.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

FACULTY POSITION IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY – University of Victoria.

Located in Victoria, British Columbia the Department of Psychology at the University of Victoria invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level in Clinical Psychology.  The successful candidate’s areas of specialty will fall within the field of clinical psychology. The position begins on July 1, 2015.  Candidates must have a PhD in Clinical Psychology from a CPA- or APA-accredited program, and must have completed a 12-month CPA- or APA-accredited internship.  Applicants should be eligible for registration as a Psychologist in British Columbia. Application review will begin on October 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

FACULTY OPENINGS – THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO MISSISSAUGA  

1) Assistant Professor, Developmental Psychology, Tenure Track – Closing date:  October 15, 2014 The Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the area of Developmental Psychology. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin July 1, 2015

For further details and to apply online, please visit  http://uoft.me/academicopportunities job #1401332. 

2) Assistant Professor, Cognitive Psychology, Tenure Track – Closing date:  October 15, 2014 The Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), invites applications for a tenure-stream position in the area of Cognitive Psychology. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin July 1, 2015.

Applicants are expected to have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in Perception and Cognition, with a preference for visual cognition. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose interests relate to communication. The successful candidate will be part of the research cluster in Human Communication in the Department of Psychology at UTM. There will be opportunities to collaborate with UTM psychologists in research clusters focused on Genes, Environment, Nervous System and Behaviour, Developmental Science, and/or Health, Adaptation and Well-being, as well as with researchers on all three campuses of the University of Toronto.

For further details and to apply online, please visit  http://uoft.me/academicopportunities job #1401330. 

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.  Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to rani.murugesan@utoronto.ca by the closing date, October 15, 2014. For more information on the Department of Psychology, UTM please visit us at www.utm.utoronto.ca/psychology

Psychologist - Intensive Transitional Treatment Program – Mental Health

(Part-Time Position) POSITION SUMMARY: The Psychologist is responsible for providing psychological assessment, diagnosis, consultation and treatment within the Mental Health Program, but primarily in the Intensive Transitional Treatment Service. Within this role the employee is accountable for contributing to the delivery of the Kingston General Hospital strategy. As an employee, one must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for actively promoting and supporting patient and family centered engagement and care in all we do. If you are interested to learn more please visit www.kgh.on.ca Please apply via email, quoting reference number “14-OC-324 PT Psychologist” (in the subject heading of your email) to: Jennifer Walsh, Recruitment Advisor, Recruitment and Employee Services KINGSTON GENERAL HOSPITAL E-mail: walshj2@kgh.kari.net  

Please find attached an ad for a tenure-track position in Clinical Psychology at the University of Regina here.

An Associate Director position is available at Queen's University. Please see this link for more information: http://www.queensu.ca/humanresources/apps/jps/details.php?view=3169 

A part-time opportunity has become available at Archways Centre for CBT.  Based in London (Ontario), we are a group of private practice psychologists dedicated to providing evidence-based cognitive and behavioural therapies.Please see the AD.

Studies in National and International Development (SNID) invites applications from Queen’s graduate students for the position of Program Coordinator for the 2014-2015 academic year with the possibility of renewal for the 2015-2016 academic year. Please see this PDF for more details.

FACULTY POSITION IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY – University of Victoria.

IWK Health Centreis looking for a clinical project lead for their Youth Forensic Program. For more information about this opportunity, please see the following link.

The Offord Centre for Child Studies, McMaster University and the McMaster Children’s Hospital invites applications for one to two-year post doctoral fellowships in the area of child health and development. Over the next two years, they wish to recruit 4 to 6 trainees from a variety of disciplines. Trainees will work within a collaborative team framework to establish their own research programs. Please see the following PDF for more information.

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