WEEK OF November 29, 2013
The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) is pleased to call for applications for the 2014 Henry Mandelbaum Graduate Fellowship. Established in 2011 by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations to honour their retired Executive Director, the fellowship is awarded to a full-time graduate student at a publicly-assisted Ontario University who has demonstrated academic excellence, shows exceptional academic promise, and has provided significant community service in his/her university career. Financial needs of students may be a selection factor. The successful candidate will be expected to produce and deliver a paper within one year of receiving the award to the OCUFA Board on a topic related to or resulting from his/her thesis or dissertation research. Amount: $5,000.00. Deadline for applications: April 4, 2014. Applications are sent directly to OCUFA by mail. For guidelines, applications forms please visit:
http://ocufa.on.ca/ocufa-awards/guidelines-for-the-henry-mandelbaum-fellowship-award/. Information and inquiries:
Mackenzie King Scholarship Competition for 2014-2015 DEADLINE TO SGS, QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY: Monday, February 3, 2014. Applications for the Mackenzie King Open and Travelling Scholarships are now available to download at the following website: www.mkingscholarships.ca. Applicants must submit their application directly to the School of Graduate Studies and Research at the Canadian university from which they most recently graduated or where they are currently enrolled. Students may apply for both scholarships with a single application if the eligibility criteria are met for both.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills: Leading Collaborative and Effective Therapy Groups February 6 & 7, 2014, Kingston, ON with Michela David, Ph.D., C. Psych. This course emphasizes CBT skills for effective groups, including: the benefits of group CBT; group selection, safety and set-up; tips for agenda and goal setting; using Socratic dialogue and other methods to enhance the group process; using common CBT tools in a group; capturing client strengths and resilience; and common therapist errors in CBT group settings. For brochure and registration form please visit www.micheladavid.com
2014 Sexuality Pre Conference - Society for Personality & Social Psychology Annual Meeting - February 2014Talks will cover a wide range of topics, including sexual orientation, HIV and behavioural change, sexuality and stigma, as well as sexuality research from endocrinological and evolutionary perspectives. There will also be a roundtable discussion and a sex data blitz! Space is limited, so register soon! To learn more, register or sign up for the data blitz, please visit the pre-conference website: www.SexAtSPSP.com
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: The Rosa Bruno-Jofré Symposium in Education (RBJSE) 2014, "Interdisciplinary Perspectives of Education: Starting conversations and building connections," will be held on February 28, 2014. We invite submissions from graduate students in all faculties that show relevance to the conference audience, contribute to education in its broadest sense, and demonstrate a high level of academic quality. Submissions should be in the form of a 300-word (maximum) abstract that adheres to APA format guidelines. Abstracts should be fully edited and ready to be included in the conference program. Students can opt to participate in RBJSE in one of three ways: a presentation, a roundtable discussion, or a poster of their research. Deadline for submissions is January 19, 2014. For more information on RBJSE and the submission guidelines please visit:
Queen’s University Research Services is offering a SSHRC Insight Development Grant (IDG) Information Session. Date: Monday, December 9, 2013 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Richardson Hall, Room 215
Early Years Conference: Shaping Childhood: Factors that Matteris being held January 31-February 1, 2014 in Vancouver, British Colombia. The conference will explore the complex nature of the social, physical and biological environments that shape children’s development. Registration forms and more information are available at www.interprofessional.ubc.ca
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.
The Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI; http://www.hbi.ucalgary.ca/), in collaboration with the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, is seeking a leading basic, clinical or translational scientist, in the field of Parkinson’s disease and related proteinopathies, to fill the Tourmaline Oil Chair in Parkinson’s Disease, at the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine. This recently endowed Chair offers an unparalleled opportunity for the development of a research program to an academic leader at the Associate or Full Professor level (100% salaried over 12 months). The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to apply for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair. In addition to the annual proceeds of the Tourmaline Oil Chair in Parkinson’s Disease, the successful candidate will be offered a generous start up package and purpose built laboratory space in the new HBI Healthy Brain Aging Laboratories. Please see the linked document for a detailed description of the Tourmaline Oil Chair in Parkinson’s Disease opportunity (http://hbi.ucalgary.ca/opportunities/jobs). Review of applications will begin December 10, 2013.
Mitacs Business Development Specialist-The following is the link to the job description for recent PhD graduates (within 1 to 2 years of graduation) in any discipline: http://www.workopolis.com/jobsearch/job/14781750?uc=E4
Kerry's Place Autism Services is currently seeking a part-time staff psychologist for a 15 month contract, 24 hours per week in KPAS Head Office, Aurora, Ontario. As a member of a multi-disciplinary clinical team, the KPAS psychologist shall provide ongoing consultation for the delivery of applied behavioural services, psychological assessments and supports for persons with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. The successful candidate will also provide mentoring and support to members of the Behaviour Therapist team with cases at our residential and treatment sites. Please view the following
PDF for more information.
In partnership with Alberta Gambling Research Institute (AGRI), the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary, invites applications to fill an AGRI Research Chair. This full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor will be effective July 1, 2014. The Institute aims to achieve international recognition in gambling-related research. For more information on the Department of Psychology and the University of Calgary, please visit http://psyc.ucalgary.ca/. Review of applications will begin December 1st, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Please view the following PDF for more information.
King’s University College at The University of Western Ontario, invites applications for: A probationary tenure-track appointment in Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2014, and A one-year limited term appointment in Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2014, both subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio, statement of research interests, and sample publications electronically, preferably in PDF format, to Dr. Lynne Jackson, Chair, Department of Psychology, at http://www.kings.uwo.ca/hiring. Queries about the position may be sent to email@example.com. The deadline for all materials to be received is December 15, 2013.
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