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Weekly Memo Archive 

WEEK of  03 FEBRUARY 2012

 

MEETINGS
(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)

February 9, 2012 Priorities & Procedures Meeting 3:00p.m.
February 16, 2012 Departmental Meeting 3:00p.m.
February 23, 2012 Graduate Committee Meeting 3:00p.m.

2012 ALUMNI AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING - CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
This award is given annually to a Queen's professor who, in the view of his/her students and colleagues, demonstrates superior abilities as a teacher and commitment to effective learning. The deadline for nominations and supporting documentation is February 24, 2012. Please see poster, or for further information, please refer to the nomination form or contact Nikki Remillard, Department of Alumni Relations, extension 78691 or email, nikki.remillard@queensu.ca.

2012 SWAP MENTORING AWARD
Section of Women & Psychology (SWAP) Feminist Mentoring Award. The purpose of the SWAP Feminist Mentoring Award is to recognize feminist supervisors who have promoted the advancement of their students through exceptional mentoring. Nominations are invited from students and recent graduates who wish to acknowledge a professor who promotes feminist scholarship, teaching, and practice and who has been pivotal to their graduate/post-graduate experience. Submission deadline: April 13, 2012. For details click here.

HR TRANSITIONS TO PEOPLESOFT - CHANGES TO PAYROLL CUT-OFF DATES:
Monthly Paid Employees:
The cut-off date for changes to regular monthly payroll, including salary requisitions for monthly paid employees, is Friday, February 10, 2012. Please check with HR if you are unsure if an employee is paid Monthly or Bi-weekly.
Casual Paid Employees: Paid Period Date of: February 18, 2012 (Pay date of Mar/02/12). Salary requisitions must be processed and approved by Friday, Feb 16/2012.
Bi-Weekly Paid Employees: Pay Period End Date of: February 25, 2012 (Pay date of Mar/02/12). Salary requisitions and time-cards must be processed and approved by Friday, Feb 16/2012.

CONFERENCES/LECTURES/SEMINARS 
Psychology distinguished lecture, Friday, February 3, 2012 at 2:30p.m. in Botterell Hall Room B143: Daniel Ansari, University of Western Ontario, Department of Psychology, Graduate Program in Neuroscience: The Number Brain: Development, Enculturation And Individual Differences. For abstract click here.

Queen's University's 13th Annual Symposium on Indigenous Research will be held on February 3rd, 3:00-6:00pm and 4th, 8:30am-4:30pm organized by the Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre. It will be held in Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 202, and all are welcome to attend! For details see poster.

Psychology distinguished lecture,
Friday, February 10, 2012 at 2:30p.m. in Botterell Hall Room B143: Aparna Nadig, McGill University, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders: Individual Differences In Language Processing Within The Autism Spectrum.For abstract click here.

The Duncan McArthur Lecture Series. The Dean of the Faculty of Education is pleased to invite you to a presentation by Dr. Maureen Lovett: Struggling Readers in a Digital Age, What We Know and What We Can Do, Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, Auditorium Duncan McArthur Hall. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. For abstract click here.

NeuroXchange Conference - McMaster BioPsych Society. An opportunity for undergraduate students to present and discuss research in the field of neuroscience.  The conference will be held on April 26, 2012 at McMaster University in Hamilton.  Registration opens in February: more information can be found on the official event website here. 

Principles of Uncertainty Conference
. Call for Papers. The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present the first annual interdisciplinary conference on literary theory to be held Friday, May 4, 2012. The conference is being given in support of the CUNY Graduate Center's proposed certificate for Critical Theory, which is dedicated to the study of literary and critical theory. For details click here.


JOB POSTINGS
The Department of Psychology at Queen's University
invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for three Teaching Fellow positions for the summer term 2012: PSYC 100/6.0 - Principles of Psychology, PSYC 241/3.0 - Social Psychology & PSYC 251/3.0 - Developmental Psychology. Review of applications will begin February 17, 2012, and continue until the positions are filled. For details click here.

Seeking Clinical Psychologist for Child and Youth Assessment Clinic. 
A busy private psychology assessment clinic for children and youth is seeking a clinical psychologist (Ph.D. in clinical psychology and registered with the College of Psychologists of BC or eligible for registration).  The position would be ideal for someone who is interested in residing in the Kelowna area.  Please email your cover letter, CV, and contact information for three referees here.  

Brockville Mental Health Centre/ St. Lawrence Valley Correctional and Treatment Center.Temporary Part-time Research Assistant - Student (0.4 FTE) position available in the Forensic Treatment Unit.   For more information click here.

Mount Allison University, Department of Psychology invites applications for a one-year term position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2012, subject to budgetary approval. Review of applications will begin February 29, 2012. For details click here.

University of Regina, Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in development psychology. Anticipated date of commencement is July 1, 2012 or September 1, 2012, depending on the availability of the successful candidate. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For details click here.

 

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