____________________________________________________________ VOLUME 2, ISSUE 4 THE INTERPSYCH NEWSLETTER MARCH, 1995 ____________________________________________________________ SECTION G: EMPLOYMENT (1/2) ----------------------------------------------------------- | This section is intended for listing current job openings| | in positions relevant to InterPsych members. Submissions| | should be in the following format: 1) Position title, | | 2) Institution name, 3) Institution location, 4) Full | | description, 5) 60-character line length. | | Send job postings to: firstname.lastname@example.org | | John M. Grohol, Employment Editor | | email@example.com | ----------------------------------------------------------- ********* * INDEX * ********* ============================================================ OUTSIDE THE U.S. ============================================================ 1: PROFESSOR, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, TENURE-TRACK (Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada) 2: RESEARCH STUDENTSHIP - USER DOCUMENTATION (Queensgate, Huddersfield, UK) 3: RESEARCH STUDENTSHIP (Leicester, UK) 4: GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS 5: UNIV. OF SURREY RESEARCH STUDENTSHIPS 6: UNIV. OF SURREY SUPPLEMENTARY AWARDS 7: ESRC RESEARCH STUDENTSHIPS (Guildford, Surrey, UK) ============================================================ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA) ============================================================ 8: POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGIST (Stanford, CA) 9: CHAIRPERSON, DEPT. OF COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH (Tampa, FL) 10: COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGIST (Athens, GA) 11: PROFESSOR, LEADERSHIP IN URBAN SCHOOLS, TENURE-TRACK (Boston, MA) 12: PSYCHIATRIC INFORMATICS 2-YEAR FELLOWSHIP (Ann Arbor, MI) 13: PRION DISEASE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (St. Louis, MO) 14: ADJUNCT ASSISTANT RESEARCH PROFESSOR (Athens, OH) 15: CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, FULL-TIME (Philadelphia, PA) ============================================================ 1: PROFESSOR, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, TENURE-TRACK Institution: Lakehead University, Dept. of Psychology Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada ============================================================ The Department of Psychology at Lakehead University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the area of clinical psychology. The area of specialization as well as rank are open. The position commences on July 1, 1995. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, strong commitment to research and teaching, and experience in clinical settings. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to our undergraduate, masters and new doctoral program in clinical psychology in the form of teaching courses on clinical topics (e.g., assessment) and thesis supervision. Registration as a psychologist or eligibility for registration is an asset. Please submit a letter of application with a description of current research interests and future directions, a complete vita, preprints and reprints, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Jim Gellert, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1 Canada. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Lakehead University is an affirmative and equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. In accordance with the Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The City of Thunder Bay has a population of 120,000 and is situated righty by scenic Lake Superior. It is well- known for its relaxing summer and winter recreational opportunities. It has nearby national parks and several places that offer camping, canoeing and fishing by various lakes and rivers, trails for hiking and cross-country skiing, and slopes for downhill skiing. There are also excellent recreational centers for indoor activities. The city will be hosting the International Nordic Games this March. For more information, please contact the departmental chair: Dr. Ken Rotenberg, Psychology Department, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1 Canada. Tel: (807)343-8630; Fax: (807) 346-7734; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ============================================================ 2: RESEARCH STUDENTSHIP - USER DOCUMENTATION Institution: University of Huddersfield, School of Computing and Mathematics Location: Queensgate, Huddersfield, UK ============================================================ The research will be concerned with the design or development of documentation (on paper or on screen) to support users of information systems. The successful candidate will probably have interests or experience in one or more of the following: information systems, human-computer interaction, user documentation, computer-based learning. The specifics of the research are open to some flexibility depending upon the interests of the successful candidate. Applications are invited from good honours graduates in a relevant discipline for a one year rolling appointment. The successful candidate will register for MPhil/PhD. Bursary 5,500 pounds p.a. (tax free). For further details telephone 01484 472356 quoting reference B135. Written applications together with 3 copies of your CV and 2 referees should be sent to the Research Office, The University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH before 21st March 1995. ============================================================ 3: RESEARCH STUDENTSHIP Institution: University of Leicester, Dept. of Psychology Location: Leicester, UK ============================================================ Collaborative learning and children's musical composition Applicants are invited for a Leicester University funded research studentship in the Department of Psychology. All children are now required to compose music in the National Curriculum, and collaborative work between pupils is an important part of this. Very few of the growing number of studies on social interaction and learning have dealt with creative activities, and the present project will be one of the first to do so. The research will investigate how collaborative work affects the nature and quality of musical composition with respect to developmental progression and learning over time, and quality of group interaction. Candidates should possess or be about to possess a good degree in psychology, and should have interests in developmental psychology. Experience in working with schools and/or some expertise in music would be an advantage. Students will receive a maintenance allowance of not less than #4,910 pa and university fees will be waived. Applicants must be UK or European Community nationals. Informal enquiries to Richard Joiner (Telephone: 0116 252 2484. E-mail: RWJ1@Leicester.ac.uk ) or David Hargreaves (Telephone: 0116 252 2484. E-mail: DJH@Leicester.ac.uk). An application form can be obtained from: Maureen Strange, Research Office, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH. Telephone 0116 252 2759. Fax: 0116 252 2028. Completed application forms should be sent to this address by FRIDAY 28th April, 1995. ============================================================ 4: GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS 5: UNIV. OF SURREY RESEARCH STUDENTSHIPS 6: UNIV. OF SURREY SUPPLEMENTARY AWARDS 7: ESRC RESEARCH STUDENTSHIPS Institution: University of Surrey, Dept. of Psychology Location: Guildford, Surrey, UK ============================================================ Applications are invited from students who wish to study for a research degree (MPhil/PhD) in Psychology. The Department of Psychology at the University of Surrey has Mode A recognition from the ESRC, was graded 4A in the last research assessment exercise, and is the largest centre for postgraduate training in Psychology in the UK. The Department is able to offer supervision leading to the degrees of MPhil and PhD in virtually all areas of the discipline, including developmental, cognitive, perceptual, social, environmental, health, clinical, occupational, organisational psychology and psychometrics. UK applicants should have, or should expect to have, at least an upper second class honours degree in Psychology, while overseas applicants should have qualifications of an equivalent standard and a good command of the English language. Funding possibilities for MPhil/PhD students in the Department include the following. 4: GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS The Department has three Graduate Assistantships to support students who wish to study for the degree of PhD. Two of these three Assistantships will become vacant at the start of the 1995/96 academic session, and applications are invited from suitable candidates. Each Graduate Assistantship lasts for a period of three years. The award includes the payment of registration fees, an annual stipend of stlg4,500, and research costs of up to stlg500. In addition, Graduate Assistants are required to provide 200 hours per year academic support, which includes demonstrating, tutorial work and supervisor research support, for which an additional salary of stlg2,000 per annum (subject to statutory deductions) is received. The closing date for the receipt of applications for these Graduate Assistantships is 7th April 1995. 5: UNIV. OF SURREY RESEARCH STUDENTSHIPS The University of Surrey awards a number of full-time Research Studentships tenable for up to three years to candidates of exceptional ability. These studentships cover the registration fees at the home rate and a maintenance grant of stlg4,910 (1994/95 rate) plus a supplementary payment of stlg1,500. Candidates for these studentships should have, or should expect to obtain, a UK first class honours degree, or a UK Master's degree with distinction, or an overseas qualification of equivalent standard. The closing date for the receipt of applications for these Research Studentships is 26th May 1995. 6: UNIV. OF SURREY SUPPLEMENTARY AWARDS The University of Surrey also awards a number of Special Supplementary Awards to candidates of exceptional ability. These awards, which are intended to supplement Research Council Studentships or other forms of financial support, are to the value of stlg1,500 per annum and are tenable for up to three years. The conditions of eligibility and the deadline for receipt of applications are the same as for the University of Surrey Research Studentships (see above). 7: ESRC RESEARCH STUDENTSHIPS The Department has Mode A recognition from the Economic & Social Research Council, and is willing to put forward any suitable candidate for ESRC support. The Department has an excellent track record in attracting ESRC research studentships in recent years. The closing date for the receipt of applications by the ESRC for research studentships is 1st May 1995. Application Procedures and Further Information Candidates who wish to apply for any of the above should submit a letter of application, a completed University of Surrey MPhil/PhD application form, a copy of their cv, and a PhD research proposal to: Dr. Martyn Barrett, Director of Postgraduate Research Students, Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 5XH, UK. Further information about the various funding possibilities which are available for research students at the University of Surrey, and copies of the appropriate MPhil/PhD application forms, can be obtained from Catherine Mills, MPhil/PhD Secretary, Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 5XH; Tel: 01483-300800 ext. 2873. Alternatively, candidates can E-mail Martyn Barrett at: email@example.com for further information. ============================================================ 8: POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGIST Institution: Stanford Health Services/Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic Location: Stanford, CA, USA ============================================================ The Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic (Stanford Health Services) has a permanent relief opportunity for a Polysomnographic Technologist (Patient Testing Technologist) to work Monday and Friday 10:30 pm - 9:00 am, in our Sleep Disorders Clinic. You will be responsible for day-to-day operations, including sleep testing procedures and evaluations. Requires 9+ months experience in performing sleep studies and Polysomnographic Technologist Registration or eligibility. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent work environment. Please mail/Fax resume to: Peggy Mallison, Employment & Recruitment, Stanford Health Service, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room HG005, Stanford, CA 94305 Fax: (415)723-7205. EOE. ============================================================ 9: CHAIRPERSON, DEPT. OF COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH Institution: University of South Florida, Florida Mental Health Institute Location: Tampa, FL, USA ============================================================ The University of South Florida's Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) invites applications for the position of chairperson, Department of Community Mental Health, a tenure-line faculty appointment. The department conducts research, training, and consultation related to community/public mental health services and programs as part of the state's only research and training institute devoted to strengthening the delivery of Florida's public mental health services. Florida, with its diverse population and corresponding diverse mental health needs, is a unique laboratory for testing ideas in mental health care services and system reform. The University of South Florida is an urban, comprehensive research university serving more than 34,000 students. FMHI is one of nine colleges at USF's main campus in Tampa. The Institute has 75 full-time faculty members and 265 other professionals and support staff. FMHI receives ____________________________________________________________ VOLUME 2, ISSUE 4 THE INTERPSYCH NEWSLETTER MARCH, 1995 ____________________________________________________________ SECTION G: EMPLOYMENT (2/2) approximately $11M in university funding and $6M in contracts and grants from federal and state agencies as well as foundations. FMHI, a non-degree granting college, provides internships, practicum and post-doctoral training programs. The pre-doctoral clinical psychology internship program is APA accredited. FMHI's clinical service programs, ranging from case management services to residential treatment, are JCAHO accredited. As an important part of its mission, the Department maintains close collaborative relationships with the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services and other state agencies, the community mental health provider network, consumer and advocacy organizations, and a variety of other related agencies and organizations. Current work includes research and training related to evaluation of mental health services systems and programs, systems of mental health care, substance abuse, dual diagnosis, HIV/AIDS, and psychoeducational treatment models. The chairperson will supervise 6 faculty and approximately 70 staff and manage a department budget of approximately $2.5M. The ideal candidate will meet the academic qualifications of the position, have knowledge of and experience in public mental health systems, and be able to merge the university academic mission with the applied orientation and needs of public sector mental health systems. Applicants should present information that displays a contribution to and leadership in the public mental health sector; solid academic credentials including history of publications and presentations; the ability to combine academic and public sector interests; history or capacity to attract grant funding; evidence of multidisciplinary, multi-agency collaboration; evidence of collaboration with consumer/advocacy organizations; experience with clinical services, preferably in a research setting; well- established administrative skills; and the ability to facilitate the growth of faculty and staff. The University and the Institute are strongly committed to increasing the diversity of the faculty; therefore, applications from women and members of ethnic minorities are especially encouraged. The Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree is required in psychology, public health, medicine, or other area related to mental health. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience. Salary range: $75,000 to negotiable. The appointment date is negotiable with anticipated start date in Summer, 1995. Twelve-month appointment. Send letter of application, vita, and names and addresses of three references by April 1, 1995 to: Catherine Batsche, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612-3899. Phone: (813)974-1990 According to Florida law, applications and meetings regarding the same are open to the public. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the selection process much notify Cynthia Stark at: (813)974-1991 or at the address above at least 5 days in advance. The University of South Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution. ============================================================ 10: COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGIST Institution: Univ. of Georgia, Counseling & Testing Center Location: Athens, GA, USA ============================================================ DESCRIPTION: This position requires an individual with skills and interest in career development to coordinate career counseling services. The person must also be a generalist with skills in individual and group counseling, supervision, assessment, outreach and consultation appropriate for a university population. QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have a doctorate or ABD in Counseling Psychology or a counseling related field, the ability to establish positive working relationships with members of the University community, and a diverse professional background. An APA internship or equivalent, with eligibility for licensure in Georgia strongly preferred. APPOINTMENT: August 1, 1995 (Negotiable). Twelve-month full-time appointment. Competitive salary. The Counseling and Testing Center at the University of Georgia is one of twelve departments within Student Affairs. The University of Georgia, the capstone institution of the University System of Georgia, is a land-grant institution with an enrollment of approximately 29,500 students. The University is located in Athens, Georgia, approximately sixty-five miles from Atlanta and in close proximity to a myriad of cultural and recreational activities. The Center provides comprehensive counseling and testing services to the University community. These services include personal and career counseling, developmental groups, outreach programming, career exploration services, consultation services, minority and non-traditional student services, national and university-wide test administration, and test scoring and analysis services. The Center is fully accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services and the pre-doctoral internship program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association. APPLICATIONS: Interested persons should send a letter of application, vita, and the names of four references by April 21, 1995 to: Steve D. Brown, Ph.D., Director, Counseling and Testing Center, Clark Howell Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-3333 Nominations of and applications from minority candidates are strongly encouraged. UGA is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Institution. ============================================================ 11: PROFESSOR, LEADERSHIP IN URBAN SCHOOLS, TENURE-TRACK Institution: University of Massachusetts at Boston, Graduate College of Education Location: Boston, MA, USA ============================================================ The Graduate College of Education at University of Massachusetts at Boston seeks a person to teach in and coordinate a new track in its Doctoral program. The Leadership in Urban Schools track is for change oriented educators working primarily in urban elementary and secondary schools and settings that serve multiracial and linguistic minority communities. Candidates must have an earned doctorate, significant experience working with urban schools and with racially and culturally diverse communities, and graduate level teaching experience, preferably at the doctoral level. Evidence of scholarly productivity in a relevant area and the ability to coordinate and develop a program is essential. The successful candidate should be able to teach courses in the doctoral track in Higher Education Administration and the Master's/CAGS program in Educational Administration as well. This is a full-time tenure track position. Interested candidates should send a detailed letter describing their interests and qualifications for this position, a curriculum vita and three references to: Search Commitee, Doctoral Program in Edutcation, Graduate College of Education, University of Massachusetts Boston, 100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125-3393. An affirmative action, equal opportunity, Title IX employer. ============================================================ 12: PSYCHIATRIC INFORMATICS 2-YEAR FELLOWSHIP Institution: University of Michigan, Dept. of Psychiatry Location: Ann Arbor, MI, USA ============================================================ The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan is offering the first fellowship in Psychiatric Informatics in America. Begun in 1994, the two year fellowship is designed to teach the principles of informatics, as well as, foster research in the applications of informatics in Psychiatry. The fellowship offers during it's first year participation in a didactic survey course which will provide an overview of informatics by members of the University of Michigan Medical School, University of Michigan Medical Center (UMMC), School of Library and Information Sciences, School of Engineering, School of Business, School of Public Health, and School of Nursing. Core topics will include library information systems, database management, medical decision making, telecommunication, and multimedia applications. Further, training will involve both psychiatric information services (PIS) and research. The PIS will deal with issues concerning "mission critical" information needed in the management of a department of psychiatry. This will entail issues of scheduling, finance, management, outcome data , etc. The applicant will focus on the delineation of a specific project that impacts on the functioning of the department or one of the divisions within the department. This will be identified and developed during the fellowship. Current research areas of our group are: - Multimedia: We are engaged in creating the Digital Library of Psychopathology (DLOPP), as well as studying the different ramifications of such a library including the creation of standards, forming educational materials, legal and ethical implications; - Networks and communication: We are involved in exploring and expanding how psychiatric information can be safely communicated across local computer networks as well as networks, such as the Internet; - Telemedicine: We are facilitating the creation of the UMMC Telemedicine Network for the University of Michigan Medical School and Medical Center; - Organization and System Implications of Information Technology: We are exploring the many implications that information technology will have throughout psychiatry in all relevant areas including clinical care, education, research, and administration and policy making. Applicants must have completed a credentialed program in psychiatry and be eligible for or board certified in psychiatry. Preference will be shown to those with well developed computer skills and those with facilitation and an interest in computers and information technology. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity employer. The head of the Psychiatric Informatics Program is Dr. Norman Alessi and the first & current fellow is Dr. Milton Huang. We can be contacted at: University of Michigan Hospitals, Department of Psychiatry, 1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Box 0390, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0390. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Phone: (313)763-2015; Fax: (313)936-8907 Information is also available on our homepage: http://www.med.umich.edu/psychiatry/informatics.html ============================================================ 13: PRION DISEASE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP Institution: Washington University School of Medicine, Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology Location: St. Louis, MO, USA ============================================================ PRION DISEASE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP available to study the cellular and biochemical properties of prion proteins, which play a key role in the pathogenesis of several neurodegenerative diseases in humans and animals, including Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, kuru, and scrapie. Qualifications include a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, with interest and experience in cell biology, biochemistry, or neuroscience. The position would expose the candidate to a variety of modern research techniques, and would also allow extensive contact with the Department of Neurology and the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the medical school. Please send a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and experience, and the names and addresses of three references to: David A. Harris, M.D., Ph.D., Dept. of Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 So. Euclid Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110 USA. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 314-362-4690; Fax: 314-362-7463 ============================================================ 14: ADJUNCT ASSISTANT RESEARCH PROFESSOR Institution: Ohio University, Psychology Dept. Location: Athens, OH, USA ============================================================ Position with NIH funded clinical trial evaluating cognitive-behavior therapy and antidepressant medication for the management of chronic tension headaches. Good writing and administrative skills, ability to work independently, and interest in clinical research important. Experience with cognitive-behavioral or behavioral treatments and with the assessment & management of pain disorders (particularly headache disorders) valuable. Responsibilities include brief cognitive-behavioral therapy, administration of study protocol, scientific writing and development of future research projects. Salary to $36,000 depending on experience plus attractive benefit package. Send application materials (resume & two letters of reference) to: Kenneth A. Holroyd, Ph.D., Psychology Department, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701-2979 Contact Dr. Holroyd at (614)593-1707 voice, 0579 fax or E-Mail: Holroyd@email1.msmail.ohiou.edu for additional information. ============================================================ 15: CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, FULL-TIME Institution: Psychological Services Group, Inc. Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA ============================================================ Psychological Services Group, Inc. is looking for another full time clinical psychologist. We are looking for a Ph.D. or Psy.D. who is licensed or licenesed eligible in Pennsylvania. Behavioral Medicine experience is an advantage. Personal computer(IBM compatible) familiarity and skills are also an advantage. We are a group practice providing services in medical settings. This position has professional responsibilities in direct service delivery in our medical settings as well as consultations to Physical Medicine, Orthopedics, and Anesthesiology. We are involved in several chronic pain treatment centers. Some local travel will be necessary. We offer competitive salary and benefits. For more information E-mail us at: email@example.com or fax us at: (215)628-4229.