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NEWS AND INFORMATION

Weekly Memo

WEEK OF Tuesday, October 16, 2018

To obtain a copy of previous weekly memos please contact psycadmi@queensu.ca


Barrie Frost

Dear colleagues, students, and friends, it is with deep sadness that I must let you know that our dear colleague, Barrie Frost, passed away the evening of Thursday October 4 at Providence Care Hospital. Barrie died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by Ginny and his sons. Details regarding funeral services and other memorial events to celebrate Barrie will be passed along as they become available. Barrie was very special to all of us and I know that we all have stories about Barrie to share. - Kate Harkness. Read the online obituary here.

Talks/Colloquia

Department of Psychology Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Isabela Granic - Friday October 19, 2018 - Our second Distinguished Lecture in Psychology is scheduled for Friday October 19th at 2:30pm, in Kinesiology 101. Dr. Isabela Granic, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands, will be giving her lecture entitled, "Bridging Developmental Science and Game Design to Create Biofeedback Games that Build Emotional Resilience". A reception will be held following the lecture at the University Club, Fireside Room. More information on Dr. Granic's talk

CNS Seminar Series: Mood & Microbes: How gut microbiota influence brain and behaviour - Dr. Jane A. Foster, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University - Wednesday October 17, 2018 - 11:00am-12:00pm (Lecture/talk) 12:00pm-1:00pm (Meet and Greet). Location: The University Club at Queen’s, 168 Stuart Street

Conferences

MOOD AND ANXIETY DISORDERS 18TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE - Saturday, November 3, 2018 Donald Gordon Conference Centre, Kingston. More information on the Mood and Disorders Conference (PDF, 249 KB)

WebPublish Training

INTRODUCTION TO WEBPUBLISH (Part 1) - This introductory workshop offers you the opportunity to learn the basics of WebPublish, using a training website to participate in exercises.

INTRODUCTION TO WEBPUBLISH (Part 2) - This workshop builds on the skills acquired in the Introduction to WebPublish (Part 1) and introduces more advanced features in WebPublish.  Note: You must have completed Introduction to WebPublish (Part 1) or have been an active user in WebPublish for at least six months to attend this training.

WEBPUBLISH DROP-IN SESSIONS - Have questions about your WebPublish site or service? Having trouble getting started? Want technical help nearby while you work on your site? Come visit us at one of our WebPublish drop-in sessions. No formal material will be presented, so be sure to bring your work and questions! See below for upcoming session dates:

  • Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Workshops

SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES STUDENT PARENT WRITING CIRCLE - Friday, October 26, 2018. The School of Graduate Studies and the Office of the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) are jointly sponsoring a series of writing days for graduate students with children. More information on this SGS workshop (PDF, 961 KB)

ASSESSMENT OF SUICIDE RISK IN ADOLESCENTS - ADVANCED WORKSHOP - Friday, October 26, 2018 - with Dr. Mike Condra. Dr. Mike Condra will be holding a full-day advanced workshop on the assessment of suicide risk in adolescents and adults on Friday, October 26th at Queen’s University. This workshop is ideal for individuals who are interested in learning more about the factors associated with suicide, ways to assess suicide risk, professional responsibilities in high and low risk situations, and suicide risk management strategies. Registration and more details about the workshop. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Chloe Hundson at c.hudson@queensu.ca.

DBT SKILLS WITH MULTI-PROBLEM ADOLESCENTS - November 2-3, 2018 - facilitated by internationally-recognized expert, Dr. Alec L. Miller. Through clinical and empirical evidence, as well as modelling, group exercises and role-plays, Dr. Miller will guide participants through the intricacies of adapting DBT skills training for an adolescent population. More information (PDF, 638 KB)

TRANS AND GENDER DIVERSE PRIMARY CARE - November 2, 2018 - hosted by Rainbow Health Ontario. Recommended for physicians, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals. Learning objectives include initiating and monitoring hormone prescribing; completing assessment, monitoring, and follow-up for hormone therapy; utilizing local clinical guidelines to inform and guide practice; ongoing preventative care for trans and gender diverse clients; and providing holistic community-based transition-related services to trans and gender-diverse clients. More information on this Primary Care workshop (PDF, 310 KB)

TRANS-RELATED SURGERIES: PLANNING, REFERRAL, AND CARE - November 9, 2018 - hosted by Rainbow Health Ontario. Recommended primarily for service providers who can play a role in the surgical referral process in Ontario, including Registered Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Psychologists, and Physicians. Learning objectives include understanding recent regulatory context and the current process of surgical referral; understanding risks and pre- and post-op considerations for 7 funded procedures; planning for successful surgeries with trans and gender diverse people; completing requests for OHIP funding (as primary and secondary referring provider); writing effective letters of referral to surgical providers; supporting clients holistically throughout the referral process.  More information on this Trans-related Surgeries workshop (PDF, 310 KB)

Health and Safety and Mental Health

MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING SESSIONS - Student Wellness Services is pleased to let you know that registration is open for the Fall 2018 Mental Health Training sessions through the Student Wellness Services website and the HR Learning Catalogue.  For a full description of these workshops, please visit the Educational Programs Workshops website.

For a complete listing of Health and Safety and Mental Health training at Queen's University, please go to: https://www.safety.queensu.ca/training

Job Opportunities

Please note that listings with no application deadlines will be posted in this memo for a maximum of 2 weeks.

Term Adjunct position - EDUC 892 – Topics in Quantitative Research, Winter 2019 (On-campus) Queen's University Faculty of Education More information on this Term Adjunct position. Application deadline: October 25, 2018.

Instructor 1 in Quantitative Psychology (three year term), Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba More information on this Instructor position (PDF, 73 KB)
The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Psychology or a related field by the time of appointment, and demonstrate excellence in teaching quantitative courses. Application deadline: November 10, 2018

Ph.D. and Postdoctoral Opportunities, The Montréal Behavioural Medicine Centre (MBMC) More information on these MBMC positions
The Montréal Behavioural Medicine Centre (MBMC) is welcoming applications for several Ph.D. and postdoctoral opportunities in the fields of health, chronic disease management, and behavioural interventions. The positions are open to individuals with a degree in a clinical discipline such as Psychology, Kinesiology, Epidemiology, Public Health, Nursing, Nutrition, and Medicine. Each opportunity includes a funding package. Out of province and international candidates are encouraged to apply. Application deadlines: October 31 2018 (postdoctoral fellowships) • December 14 2018 (Ph.D. opportunities)

Assistant Professor (12 tenure-track positions), The Department of Psychology, York University More information on these York positions (PDF, 239 KB)
Seven of the positions are in the professorial (research) stream (2 adult clinical, 1 clinical neuropsych, 1 youth addictions, 1 vision neuroimaging, 1 social-personality and 1 quantitative methods). Deadline for these applications: November 1, 2018 • Five of the positions are in the alternate (teaching) stream (2 stats & research methods, 1 intro psych,  1 writing & communication in psych, 1 social-personality). Deadline for applications: December 1, 2018

Assistant Professor (Social, tenure-track position), The Department of Psychology, Ryerson University More information on this Ryerson Social position (PDF, 37 KB)
The Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval. Responsibilities will include contributing to our undergraduate (BA) and graduate (MA/ PhD) programs through teaching and student supervision. Application deadline: November 14, 2018

Assistant Professor (Clinical, tenure-track position), The Department of Psychology, Ryerson University More information on this Ryerson Clinical position (PDF, 37 KB)
The Department of Psychology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval. Responsibilities will include contributing to our undergraduate (BA) and graduate (MA/ PhD) programs through teaching and student supervision. Application deadline: November 14, 2018

Psychologist (two positions), Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services More information on these MCSAS positions (PDF, 86 KB)
Challenging and dynamic opportunity at the Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre in Sault Ste. Marie to work with concurrent disorders and multiple programming as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Application deadline: October 18, 2018

Assistant Professor (tenure-track position), Law and Forensic Psychology - Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University More information on this Assistant Professor position (PDF, 23 KB)
The Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Law and Forensic Psychology to begin July 1, 2019. Simon Fraser University has two law and forensic streams: an experimental law-forensic program and a clinical forensic program.  This position is specifically for our experimental law-forensic program. Application deadline: November 30, 2018

Assistant Lecturer (tenure-track position), Department of Psychology, Glendon College, York University More information on this Assistant Lecturer position (PDF, 120 KB)
The Department of Psychology, Glendon College, York University, invites applications for a teaching-stream (alternate stream) tenure-track position in Psychology at the rank of Assistant Lecturer, to commence July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in statistics and research methodology, as well as other courses related to their area of expertise including at least one of the following: health psychology, social/personality, or developmental psychology. Application deadline: November 1, 2018

Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Statistical Sciences (joint tenure-stream appointment), Departments of Psychology and Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto More information on the Assistant Professor in Cognitive and Statistical Sciences (PDF, 63 KB)
The Department of Psychology and the Department of Statistical Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a joint (67% Statistical Sciences, 33% Psychology) tenure-stream appointment. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2019. Application deadline: October 20, 2018

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