Western Psychological Association

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Dominican University of California -Tenure track Assistant Professor
The Department of Psychology at Dominican University of California invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position with a research focus in developmental psychology to begin August 2014. (more >>>)

CSU San Marcos Asst Prof Fall 2014
California State University San Marcos expects to hire one new tenure-track assistant professor beginning Fall 2014. Ph.D. in cognitive psychology or a related field. (more >>>)

Solano Community College invites applications for the position of Dean, School of Social & Behavioral Sciences #M13-68 (Updated) (more >>>)

Psychologist 4 Stafford Creek Corrections Center
The Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Psychologist 4 at the Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC) located in Aberdeen, WA. (more >>>)


Southern California Teaching of Psychology Conference
Saturday, October 19th at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, CA. Psychology instructors at high schools, 2-year colleges, and 4-year institutions are all welcome! (more >>>)

Randy Gerson Memorial Grant
The 2014 Randy Gerson Memorial Grant supports graduate student projects in family and/or couple dynamics, and/or multi-generational processes. (more >>>)

Henry David Research and Travel Grants
The American Psychological Foundation’s Henry David Fund was established to support young psychologists with a demonstrated interest in the behavioral aspects of human reproductive behavior or an area related to population concerns. The fund sponsors two grants annually. (more >>>)

Doping and the Culture of Sport: Law, Science, Money and Ethics
Symposium at Pepperdine University School of Law on October 22, 2013 (more >>>)

2014 Gold Medal Awards recognize life achievement in and enduring contributions to psychology. (more >>>)

Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award 
The Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award recognizes significant career contributions of a psychologist who has a proven track record as an exceptional teacher of psychology. (more >>>)

2014 Division 29 Early Career Award
APA’s Division of Psychotherapy (Division 29) recognizes Division members who have demonstrated outstanding promise in the field of psychotherapy early in their career.  (more >>>)

Funding Opportunity
Fordham University invites proposals for the “New Perspectives on the Psychology of Understanding” funding initiative. (more >>>)

The APF Division 37 Diane J. Willis Early Career Award supports talented young psychologists making contributions towards informing, advocating for, and improving the mental health and well-being of children and families particularly through policy. (more >>>)

Award in Support of Conferences and Workshops on Graduate and Postgraduate Education and Training in Psychology
American Psychological Association BEA will award up to $10,000 per year in conference grants. Awards must support organizations or groups of psychologists planning conferences and workshops intended to enhance the quality of graduate and professional education. Proposals must address how the conference or workshop would lead to improvements in graduate and postgraduate training and education. (more >>>)

Dissertation Awards
The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley will grant up to seven awards for dissertation-level research projects with the greatest potential to advance the science and practice of gratitude. Eight excellent researchers received $10,000 awards in the first cycle of this program. (more >>>)

APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarships
Call for Applications for the American Psychological Foundation’s 2013-2014 APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarships, which are $1,000 to $5,000 general scholarships for graduate students in psychology. (more >>>)

2013 APF Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Grant
Supports research and demonstration activities that promote the understanding of the relationship between self-identity and academic achievement with an emphasis on children in grade levels K-8. This grant will alternate every other year between an early career psychologist and a graduate student. The 2013 grant will support a graduate student. (more >>>)

Call for Undergraduate Teaching Resources – $750 prize
Have you authored instructional materials that might be of use to other undergraduate faculty? Submit those resources for the chance to win a $750 prize. Submissions will be evaluated by content experts and considered for inclusion in the Pre-health Collection within MedEdPORTAL’s iCollaborative, an open access collection of teaching resources to support undergraduate faculty who work with students preparing for a career in the health professions. (more >>>)

2013 Visionary Grants and the Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grant
Supporting innovative research, education, and intervention efforts that advance psychological knowledge and application in: 1) Understanding and fostering mental-physical health connections, 2) Reducing stigma and prejudice, 3) Understanding and preventing all forms of violence, 4) Addressing long-term psychological needs in the aftermath of disaster. (more >>>)

Summer Research Initiative to Increase Diversity
The goals of the program are to provide rising juniors and seniors an opportunity to increase their interest in research careers in the social and behavioral sciences, develop research skills, and learn about doctoral training. (more >>>)

Call for Submissions: Conference on Positive Psychology
The International Positive Psychology Association is now accepting abstract submissions for its upcoming conference in Los Angeles, California (June 27-30). (more >>>)

The Chimpanzee & Human Communication Institute (CHCI)
The Chimpanzee & Human Communication Institute (CHCI), a leader in animal welfare and advocate for chimpanzees, is currently taking applications for our Summer 2013 Apprentice Program. Graduates, undergraduates, and post-graduates from various academic backgrounds (e.g. Anthropology, Biology, Psychology, Linguistics, Philosophy, etc.) and all nationalities are encouraged to apply. The dates of the program are June 23 to August 16, 2013. (more >>>)

2013 Pre-College Psychology Grant Program
The Pre-College Psychology Grant Program provides financial support for efforts aimed at improving the quality of education in psychological science and its application in the secondary schools for high ability students. Proposals must focus on supplying education for gifted and talented high school students.Attached you will find the formal Call for Applications. Feel free to distribute this announcement as you see fit at your organization. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2012. (more >>>)

The Roy Scrivner Memorial Grant encourages the study of LGBT family psychology and therapy through its support of promising young investigators whose graduate research is oriented toward issues in this general area. Preference is given to advanced students who have demonstrated their commitment to this area through their dissertation research plans. (more >>>)

Esther Katz Rosen Early Career Research Grant
The Esther Katz Rosen Early Career Research Grant promotes early career psychologists whose work centers on the psychological understanding of gifted and talented children and adolescents. (more >>>)