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 vacancy on a committee, task force, or working group, this will be one of the places where the vacancy is announced. Vacancies will also be announced in the current issue of our online newsletter. If you have a specific interest or question about any of our initiatives, please visit the STP Leadership page for email addresses of our executive committee members, committee chairs, editors, directors, and coordinators. Even if there is no current vacancy, you should feel free to contact one or more of these individuals to express your interest in getting involved.
If you are not a current member of STP, visit our Join page. We welcome anyone interested in the teaching of psychology.
Consistent with our Mission Statement and the Statement on Addressing Systemic Racism and Inequity in STP, we encourage applications from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Current Service Opportunities in STP (Deadline):
Chair, Early Career Psychologists Travel Grant Committee (Deadline, January 5, 2021)
Associate Editor, Best Practices in Teaching and Learning (Deadline, March 31, 2022)
Call for Nominations: APA Boards and Committees (Deadline: January 31, 2022)
STP is seeking applications for an STP member to serve as committee chair for the Early Career Psychologists Travel Grant Committee. Consistent with our Mission Statement and the Statement on Addressing Systemic Racism and Inequity in STP, we encourage applications from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences.
These grants are designed for Early Career Psychologists (defined by STP as a member who is within ten years of beginning teaching of psychology and who is not a student) to defray the costs of attending psychology teaching conferences or conferences with a significant teaching of psychology component. This grant program funds approximately 20 grants annually, with a maximum award of $500 per grant, for conference attendance between January 1 and December 31 of the upcoming year. The annual deadline for proposals is November 1st, and applicants receive notification of award decisions no later than early December of the current year.
The chair oversees the work of the committee, which is to: a) solicit applications, b) evaluate applications, c) select and notify the recipient(s), and d) provide feedback to the VP for Grants and Awards regarding the selection process. The chair also submits an annual report each spring summarizing details from the previous year. Committee chairs serve for a three-year term and are eligible to serve for a second consecutive three-year term if they wish.
All current members of STP are eligible to apply. To apply, please send a brief letter stating your interest and experience related to the position and a current CV. The applications are due by January 5 and should be sent to: Keli Braitman, VP for Grants and Awards, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use a subject line of ‘Application for STP ECP Travel Grant Chair.’
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The Society for the Teaching of Psychology is accepting applications for the position of Associate Editor, Best Practices in Teaching and Learning. Consistent with our Mission Statement and the Statement on Addressing Systemic Racism and Inequity in STP, we encourage applications from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences.
The Associate Editor assists the Editor in developing and publicizing Best Practices resources, including editorial decisions and related correspondence with document authors, formatting and layout of accepted documents, communication with the Internet Editor and/or Associate Internet Editor regarding posting resources, and ensuring that permissions and copyrights are in order. The position has a term of 3 years. If you’re interested, please send an email describing your interest and qualifications for the position, along with a current CV to Bill Altman, the VP of Resources, at email@example.com by March 31, 2022. Please put Best Practices in the subject line of your email. If you have any questions about the position, please email Bill at the same address.