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ToPIX Position Announcement
Danae Hudson, Director of the Office of Teaching Resources in Psychology (OTRP), is now accepting applications for the position of Associate Director of OTRP, specifically as Teaching of Psychology Idea eXchange (ToPIX) Editor. Jeremy Ashton Houska, current ToPIX Editor, will step down from this position in June 2017.
ToPIX, one arm of OTRP, fosters excellence in teaching by the curation and dissemination of various teaching resources (see http://topix.teachpsych.org/w/page/19980993/FrontPage). On average, the Associate Director of OTRP/ToPIX Editor can expect to spend between 5-10 hours a month attending to responsibilities. The term of the appointment is three years, with opportunity for renewal for an additional term.
Candidates for this job must be STP members. The Associate Director / ToPIX Editor will report to Danae Hudson, Director of OTRP. To apply for the position, please submit a letter of interest containing your name, email, affiliation, involvement with STP, a statement of why you are interested in this position and the qualities that will aid in your success. Please also provide a current CV. Email materials to DanaeHudson@MissouriState.edu with “ToPIX Editor candidate-YOUR NAME” in the Subject line.Application deadline is May 1, 2017.
STP seeks an Editor for the new resource “Today in the History of Psychology,” a collection of dates and brief descriptions of over 3100 events in the history of psychology. Ongoing tasks include:
The position is a 3-year term starting as soon as possible and ending December 31, 2019.
Candidates for this job must be STP members. Nominations and self-nominations are welcome.
Please submit a letter of interest containing your name, email, affiliation, involvement with STP, a statement of why you are interested in this position and the qualities that will aid in your success. Please also provide a current CV.
If interested, or if you have questions, please contact Jeff Stowell, email@example.com
The application deadline is March 31st, 2017
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Society for the Teaching of Psychology Director of Regional Programming
STP seeks a new Director for Regional Programming. APA has seven regional psychological associations each of which has an annual meeting/conference. The Director of Regional Programing works together with the STP regional coordinator for each conference and the STP’s Vice President of Programming to develop and facilitate teaching of psychology programming at the regional conferences. To this end, the director travels to each of the regional conferences one time during the three-year term. The director also participates on the Harry Kirke Wolfe and G. Stanley Hall Lecture committee, contributes to the STP newsletters and TOPNEWS monthly, and works with STP’s executive committee on special initiatives as needed.
The current Director of Regional Programming will mentor the incoming Director. The position is a 3-year term starting January 1, 2018 and ending January 1, 2021. STP pays for all travel up to $4500 per year and for the first year provides one course release up to $4000.
Candidates for this job should be willing and able to travel, should enjoy meeting new people, enjoy engaging in social networking, and be a successful communicator via in-person, email, and telephone. Additionally, the candidate should be comfortable speaking to large audiences on behalf of STP to recruit new members and introduce STP speakers and programs.
If interested, or if you have questions, please contact Aaron S. Richmond at firstname.lastname@example.org
The application deadline is March 17th, 2017
Please complete the application below and email it to Aaron S. Richmond by the deadline.