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WEEK OF March 21, 2014.


MEETINGS
(Held in HUM 228 unless otherwise noted)
March 27, 2014 Graduate Committee Meeting 2:30pm

School of Kinesiology and Health Studies (SKHS):  We have an undergraduate student who is attempting to find subjects to finish a study on Immigrant Maternal Healthcare Access and have just posted her appeal for subjects on our Facebook page. If you would like more information about this study or to volunteer please click here.

CONFERENCES/LECTURES/SEMINARS


Ontario Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution Colloquium (OE3C) 2014 -
May 8th - 10th at the University of Guelph. Registration is now open. We welcome abstract submissions for oral or poster presentations, especially from undergraduate or graduate students and post-docs. Early registration will continue until March 21, and then late registration will run from March 22 to April 7. We encourage everyone to register early to increase the likelihood of receiving their preferred presentation type. Abstract guidelines and other conference information, including details about registration fees and logistics, can be found on our website: http://www.uoguelph.ca/oe3c2014/.   

Fourth International Conference on Families with Parental Mental Health Challenges
, April 25 - April 27, 2014, Ed Roberts Campus, Berkeley California, USA. This conference will bring researchers, educators, policy-makers, and providers from across disciplines together with members of the judiciary and those with lived experience. The primary aim is to share knowledge and experience, to advance the rights and highlight the needs of families striving to live well with parental mental health challenges. Related objectives include provision of an interactive forum to discuss common experiences, effective and evidence informed support and advocacy strategies, and contemporary, cutting edge research. Early-Bird Registration Deadline is March 10, 2014. For more information and to register for the conference please click here.

Department of Psychology, Queen's University, Distinguished Lecture Series 2013/2014:
Talks are scheduled between 2:30-4:30pm in BIOSCI 1103 and will be followed by refreshments in the Psychology Department Lounge, Craine 214. Details regarding each speaker and their lecture will be posted on the Department website: http://www.queensu.ca/psychology/news/Talks-Colloquia.html.  

JOB OPPORTUNITIES  

Psychologists sought to work with members of the Canadian Forces: Kate Jeffery, Recruiter, Health Services Calian, is looking to hire qualified Clinical Psychologists to provide diagnostic and treatment services to active members of the Canadian Forces. Here are links to the current flyers, available in English and French. Current vacancies are as follows:
CFB Shilo (Manitoba)
CFB Cold Lake (Alberta)
CFB Petawawa (Ontario)
CFB Kingston (Ontario)
CFB Gagetown (New Brunswick)
For additional information about the positions you may contact Kate Jeffrey at: k.jeffery@calian.com.

Psychology Position Available, 33 Canadian Forces Health Services Centre, Canadian Forces Base
, 26 Somme Avenue, Kingston, ON. Part-Time (18.75 hours per week). We are seeking an experienced clinical psychologist to join our mental health team, starting in May, 2014. We offer primary care, and diagnostic and therapeutic services to Canadian Forces members. The mental health team includes social work, addictions counselling, psychology, mental health nursing and psychiatry. These specialist services provide assessment and treatment of service members suffering from a broad range of mental health issues such as Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Anxiety, Addictions, etc. Members must be referred by a primary care clinician to access all services other than social work and addictions counselling. Complex cases receive care from an interdisciplinary team. If you are interested please email a resume to Mental Health Manager at: karen.king@forces.gc.ca. If you have questions about the position, the population served or general questions about our team and services, please call Dr. Jan Wilson at 613-541-5010, ext. 5776 or email at jan.wilson@forces.gc.ca.

The Department of Psychology at the University of Lethbridge
invites applications for two probationary (tenure-track) positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2014 subject to budgetary approval. Candidates will have a Ph.D. and will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research programme that will include opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Consideration of completed applications will begin April 15, 2014 but will continue behond that date as applications are received and until the positions are filled. For more information and how to apply please click here.

The Department of Psychology, Acadia University
seeks to fill a 36-month contractually limited position in Clinical/Personality Psychology, at the rank of Assistant Professor or Lecturer (depending on qualifications) effective July 1, 2014. A doctoral degree in Psychology is preferred, but a Master's degree in Psychology or a doctoral degree in a related discipline will be considered. Closing date is March 31, 2014. For more information and how to apply please click here. For a list of additional part-time position postings please click here.

Please see the attached call for fellowships at Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS). The call is for fellowships of up to three years (6-36 months) for junior researchers (with 2 years of experience after their PhD) and senior researchers. Fellowships in all fields of research are given out. Having established contacts to, or collaboration with, Aarhus University researchers is an advantage.  Deadline for applications is March 21 2014. For more information please see the following links: Guide for applicants & fellowship call.


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