2018-12-12

[#DIV28SUPER] FW: Deadline Approaching: $5,000 APF Beth N. Rom-Rymer Scholarships

 

 

From: Harwood, Colleen [mailto:CHarwood@apa.org]
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 2:47 PM
Subject: Deadline Approaching: $5,000 APF Beth N. Rom-Rymer Scholarships

 

$5,000 scholarships to support graduate students and practicing, licensed psychologists to complete courses which are recommended under the APA model curriculum of didactic training in clinical psychopharmacology.

 

The purpose of The Beth N. Rom-Rymer Scholarships is to encourage talented psychologists, with recognized leadership skills, and with demonstrated passion for growing the field, to become prescribing psychologists, engaged in providing the highest caliber, comprehensive, integrated care to the most at-risk members of the community.

 

Preference will be given to those applicants who are committed to working with the underserved.

 

Approximately half of the scholarships are intended for pre-doctoral graduate students, and approximately half for practicing, licensed psychologists at all career levels. 

 

Up to nine $5,000 scholarships are available.

 

See our website for more information: http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/rom-rymer.aspx

 

Click here to apply for this scholarship: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=apa&

 

The deadline for applications is February 1, 2019.  Please feel free to distribute this call as you see fit.  Thank you for your time.

 

APF welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds with respect to age, race, color, religion, creed, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, gender, and geography.

 

2018-12-11

[#DIV28SUPER] Department Chair: Department of Health Education & Behavior, University of Florida

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Department Chair

Department of Health Education & Behavior

College of Health and Human Performance

 

The Department of Health Education & Behavior (HEB) in the College of Health and Human Performance at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications and nominations for the position of department chair at the rank of tenured Associate Professor/Professor. The Department of Health Education & Behavior (http://heb.hhp.ufl.edu/) includes a diverse faculty of health promotion and health behavior specialists and currently enrolls approximately 640 undergraduate and 45 graduate students in residential and online educational programs. The Department has established research programs in behavioral aspects of substance misuse; obesity, physical activity, and nutrition; and HIV/AIDS, other sexually transmitted infections, and reproductive health. HEB faculty members are active research collaborators and contribute to research training in several university-wide centers, including the Center for Behavioral Economic Health Research, Center for Addiction Research and Education, and Southern HIV and Alcohol Research Consortium. This is a 12-month fulltime appointment with an effective start date of July 1, 2019.

 

The Chair serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the Department and reports to the Dean of the College. The Chair is responsible for strategic planning; academic leadership; curriculum development; fiscal management; personnel matters; working with the College’s Development officer; effective representation of the Department, College and University on campus, and to state, national and international communities.

 

Candidates must possess a vision of research and graduate education compatible with the goals of the Department, College, and University; a strong record of research funding and publications in refereed journals, collaborative research experience, and teaching excellence commensurate with appointment to the rank of Associate or full Professor with tenure; appropriate professional training, including a doctoral degree; a sustainable line of research inquiry that supplements and expands the department’s current research foci; ability to oversee and develop distance/online education; evidence of administrative and/or leadership experience, skills and abilities; managerial and communications skills; financial management expertise; ability and willingness to mentor early career faculty members and doctoral students; support shared governance; and a commitment to integrity, academic excellence, professional service and cultural diversity.

Preference will be given to applicants with outstanding leadership skills; a vision for developing the Department of Health Education & Behavior into a preeminent department; and an outstanding national and international scholarly reputation.

 

The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity, inclusivity, and excellence of the academic community.

 

Review will begin on February 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.ufl.edu/ (Requisition #41124) and include: (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, ongoing research, interest in the Department and administrative philosophy; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of five references. Please send email inquiries or nominations to Dr. Tom Clanton, Chair of the Search Committee, at tclanton@hhp.ufl.edu.

2018-12-10

[#DIV28SUPER] Faculty Position in the University of Kentucky College of Public Health

Dear Colleagues,

Please see the attached advertisement about a position in the University of Kentucky College of Public Health.

Thanks,

Bill Stoops.


               
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telephone: (859) 257-5383


Professor
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Department of Behavioral Science
Department of Psychiatry
Center on Drug and Alcohol Research
University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Psychology

Director
Regulatory Knowledge and Support Core
University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science

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2018-12-07

[#DIV28SUPER] FINAL CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS

Dear Colleagues-

Please see the attached flyer regarding the first annual Substance Use Research Day at the University of Kentucky. Abstract submission and travel award applications are due on December 15th.

Thanks,

Bill Stoops.


               
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William W. Stoops, Ph.D.
email: william.stoops@uky.edu
telephone: (859) 257-5383


Professor
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Department of Behavioral Science
Department of Psychiatry
Center on Drug and Alcohol Research
University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Psychology

Director
Regulatory Knowledge and Support Core
University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science

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2018-12-04

[#DIV28SUPER] Postdoctoral Associate at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

 

Position Summary:

Mikhail Koffarnus, Ph.D. at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute is seeking a full-time postdoctoral associate to primarily work on a new NIAAA-funded study using remote alcohol monitoring to facilitate abstinence reinforcement with an underserved population. With this line of work, and in close collaboration with the Carilion Clinic Psychiatry department, we are developing a mobile treatment platform for alcohol use that uses mobile technology to facilitate treatment delivery. Responsibilities related to this project include ensuring that the protocol is executed correctly on a daily basis. Along with the PI, the candidate will be responsible for IRB-related issues, data analyses, manuscript publications, and conference presentations. S/he will also work with the research assistants in a supervisory role on the collection of data, issuing payments, and conducting intake and assessment sessions.

The postdoctoral associate will also be an integral member on a collaborative team broadly focused on research involving the intersection of behavioral economics and addiction processes. The postdoctoral associate will also be given the opportunity and support to develop supplementary studies and will be encouraged to publish and present their research findings.

 

Qualifications:

- PhD or MD/PhD in Psychology, Applied Behavioral Science, or a related specialty.
- Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
- Ability to effectively work with and communicate with a wide range of constituents.
- Proficient in data processing and analysis.

- Experience with behavioral economics and/or abstinence reinforcement interventions is a plus.

 

To apply:

Send cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, and 3 letters of reference to: Dr. Mikhail Koffarnus (mickyk@vtc.vt.edu). Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

 

For more information:

https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/91811

 

2018-12-03

[#DIV28SUPER] FW: Call for Nominations for FABBS Research Excellence Awards

Please note that all Division 28 Students Members are eligible.

From: Diana Liao <dliao@fabbs.org>
Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 2:45 PM
To: Diana Liao <dliao@fabbs.org>
Subject: Call for Nominations for FABBS Research Excellence Awards

FABBS Division Affiliate: 

Thank you for your support and membership with FABBS. We are excited to invite you to submit nominations for our FABBS Doctoral Dissertation Research Excellence Award. Visit our website to learn more about last year's winners.

Attached is the call for nominations. The deadline for submission of your nominee is April 1, 2019. Award decisions will be announced by May 15, 2019. 

We look forward to your participation and to recognizing your outstanding student researchers. Please send any questions to info@fabbs.org

Best,
-Diana

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Program Coordinator
Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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