If you’re an STP member interested in becoming more involved in STP activities then you’ve come to the right place. STP is committed to providing opportunities to as many of its members as possible to participate in STP initiatives. Whenever there’s a committee, taskforce, or working group vacancy, this will be one of the places where the vacancy is announced. In the meantime, here’s a partial list of executive committee members and their areas of responsibilities. If you click on each name, you’ll be directed to that person’s email address. Even if there is no current vacancy, you should feel free to contact one or more of these individuals to express your interest in serving on a specific committee. If you’re a nonmember visitor to this site and are interested in getting involved with STP, then by all means return to the homepage and submit your membership application online. We welcome anyone interested in the teaching of psychology.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Society for the Teaching of Psychology Director,
Professional Development Mentoring Network
STP seeks a new Director for the Professional Development Mentoring Network. The Director works under STP’s Vice President of Resources to coordinate the mentoring network through recruitment of mentors, selection of mentees, matching mentees with mentors, monitoring network activities, and updating program materials based on a yearly review of program activities.
The position is a 3-year term starting as soon as possible and ending December 31, 2019. The position comes with $4,000 annually that can be used for a course release or taken as a stipend.
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 1st, 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.
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Instructional Resource Award (IRA) Committee
The Society for the Teaching of Psychology is now accepting self nominations for one new member of the six-member Instructional Resource Award (IRA) Committee. Nominees must be members of STP, have completed their doctoral degrees, and be willing to commit to a three-year term starting February 1, 2017. Nominations should include a recent CV and a one-page cover letter stating your interest in and qualifications for the position. Please reply by January 15, 2017 to Elizabeth Mazur, Chair, STP IRA Committee at email@example.com.
The purpose of the Instructional Resource Awards is twofold: (1) to stimulate the development of teaching resource materials that can be subsequently duplicated and distributed to interested teachers of psychology by the Society’s Office of Teaching Resources in Psychology, and (2) to encourage instructional research relevant to the teaching of psychology at the university, college, community college, or high school level that can be distributed through the Society’s Office of Teaching Resources for Psychology. The deadline for applications for the current cycle is February 1, 2017.
For more information about the Instructional Resource Award program, visit its webpage on the Society's members’ web site under “Awards” at http://teachpsych.org/Default.aspx?pageId=1610198. You also may contact Dr. Elizabeth Mazur at Penn State University, Greater Allegheny Campus at firstname.lastname@example.org.