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  • 11 Sep 2018 1:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    We have new jobs posted on the MPA Webpage! Click here to see the newest positions being advertised!

  • 16 Aug 2018 1:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Miami University's Social Psychology area within the Department of Psychology plans to hire two tenure-track social psychologists, at either the assistant or associate level, to begin Fall 2019. Review of applicants will begin on September 15, 2018. In particular, we are interested in applicants with research interests in one or more of the following areas (broadly defined): health and well-being, social development, diversity science, or social neuroscience. We strongly encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups.

  • 28 Mar 2018 6:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Fontbonne University, in partnership with the Missouri History Museum and sponsored by a National Endowment for the Humanities “Humanities Connections” grant, announces Primary Source, an interdisciplinary conference on the connections between memory—both individual and collective—and identity.

    The human experience is deeply rooted in memory. It is the raw material of personal identity and community. It informs our narratives, generates our myths, justifies our politics, and sustains our cultures. Memory gives us our autobiographical individual selves, yet memory also binds us to one another. In spite of this, memory is always contentious and selective, even traumatic, and its meanings are subjective. Thus, paradoxically, memory also divides our ideologies, our faiths, our daily experiences. Memory, then, is always an intersection of the present and the past. In all these ways, memory is a central concern of the humanities. However, the study of memory also requires the sciences. Psychology tells us much about how memories are encoded, stored, and retrieved in the human brain, how they influence our decisions and our sense of self, and also how they are vulnerable to distortions and forgetting. Library and information science and museum studies—and the expanding domains of the digital humanities–address how memories are externalized–archived, preserved, retrieved, and used in the present.

    The Primary Source: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Memory and Identity conference will be held Thursday May 17 – Saturday, May 19 at Fontbonne University and the Missouri History Museum in Saint Louis, Missouri.

  • 02 Nov 2017 12:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Psychology Department of Kenyon College invites applications for a full-time one year Visiting Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2018. Candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching and interest in mentoring undergraduate research will be preferred. Area of specialty is open. See the MPA Jobs Website for more details!

  • 26 Sep 2017 4:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Psychology Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology. The appointment will start August 20, 2018. See the Jobs page on the MPA Website for more information!

  • 14 Sep 2017 7:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, is seeking reviewers for undergraduate student submissions to the 2018 Psi Chi program at MPA. If you are interested in serving as a reviewer, please send a brief email to Melissa Buelow (buelow.11@osu.edu) indicating your interest and which of the following areas you are able to review:

    Applied and I/O

  • 29 Jul 2017 8:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Science Directorate of the American Psychological Association is managing two award programs for graduate student research in 2017. For both awards, applications are welcome from graduate students of psychology in any research specialty area. The application deadline for the Dissertation Research Award is September 1st, 2017 and the Deadline for the Early Graduate Student Researcher Award is September 15th, 2017.

    If you have questions, please contact the Science Directorate via email or by telephone at (202) 336-6000.

     APA Dissertation Research Awards

    The Dissertation Research Award assists science-oriented doctoral students of psychology with research costs. In 2017, the Science Directorate will grant up to 30 awards of $1,000 each, as well as several awards of up to $5,000 each to students whose dissertation research reflects excellence in scientific psychology.

    For more details about this award, including eligibility requirements and application materials, visit the APA Dissertation Research Awards webpage.

    Early Graduate Student Researcher Awards

    The Early Graduate Student Research Award, sponsored by the APA Science Student Council, recognizes students who demonstrate outstanding research abilities early in their graduate training (i.e., research conducted within the first two years of doctoral study). Both overall research experience and specific completed research projects are considered in selecting awardees. 

    Up to three awards are given each year, drawn from basic science, applied science and interdisciplinary science areas. Each Early Graduate Student Research Award is in the amount of $1,000.

    For more details about the awards, including eligibility requirements and application materials, visit the Early Graduate Student Researcher Awards webpage.

  • 26 Apr 2017 11:57 PM | Anonymous

    Do you know someone that has exemplified excellence in teaching psychology as a core STEM discipline to graduate students and postdocs?  If so, nominate them for the Board of Educational Affair’s Outstanding Graduate Teaching of Psychology as a core STEM Discipline Award.  This award recognizes graduate level faculty that have excelled in mentoring and teaching graduate students, and leadership that helps advance psychology as a STEM discipline.  Winners receive a $2,500 honorarium and plaque.  To nominate an individual, please go to the BEA Outstanding Graduate Teaching of Psychology as a core STEM Discipline Award page.


  • 10 Apr 2017 1:19 AM | Anonymous

    The deadline for advanced registration for the annual meeting has past. The onsite registration and badge pickup desks at the meeting will be open 

    4:00-8:00PM Wed. Apr. 19, 7:30AM-5:00PM Thur. Apr. 20, 

    7:30AM-3:00PM Fri. Apr. 21, and 8:00AM-12:00PM Sat. Apr. 22.

  • 15 Feb 2017 12:23 PM | Anonymous

    MPA values diversity in its membership.  MPA Council recently adopted a statement that officially recognizes the importance of diversity to the organization. To read the statement, please go to the Diversity page.

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