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Member Newsletter: October 6, 2015

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Member Exclusive

From the News Center


Convention News

Featured Career Opportunities

Career Center

Upcoming Events


Member Exclusive

Tips from SPSP's 2015 Student Publication Award Winners

SPSP strives to recognize excellence in research by student members with the Student Publication Award. All papers published in PSPB, PSPR, or SPPS by students in the 2014 calendar year were eligible for consideration. SPSP is excited to announce this year's recipients are Jiyin Cao, Alyssa Fu, Samantha Heintzelman, and Bo Winegard. 

Read publication tips from this year's winners.




From the News Center

Resilient Personality of Cities Could Help in a Recession

Savannah, GAThe resilient personality of a city’s residents could help determine whether cities bounce back or languish during a major recession, according to new research.



A New Podcast: Hidden Brain

NPR's Shankar Vedantam is launching a new podcast, Hidden Brain (also the title of his 2010 book). Read SPSP's interview with Vedantam on his new podcast and his thoughts on the field of psychology.




News From the Social Psychology Program at NSF

The NSF is now hiring a new Program Director for Social Psychology to start in fall 2016! The application deadline is October 20th. It is a fantastic experience to serve as a Program Director for Social Psychology; we encourage you to talk to us if you would like to learn more about our experience serving as rotators. Read more about this exciting opportunity.







Call for Graduate Student Commitee Nominations

Have you ever wanted to make a difference within the international organization of SPSP? The SPSP Graduate Student Committee (GSC) wants you! The GSC is currently seeking nominations for President, Vice President, Members-at-Large, and the Member-at-Large in charge of undergraduate affairs.

Student Poster Award Deadlines Approaching

Applications for the Graduate Student Poster Awards must be submitted by October 8, 2015, at 11:59 PM in the last time zone on earth. Applications for the Undergraduate Student Poster Awards must be submitted by October 30, 2015, at 11:59 PM in the last time zone on earth. Don't miss out on this opporunity! Learn more about the awards and apply here.

Follow @SPSPJobs on Twitter

Are you looking for a job in social and personality psychology? SPSP is here to help you get a leg up on the competition! Follow @SPSPJobs to get real-time tweets and updates on the newest postings in the SPSP Career Center.

Get the Most Out of SPSP Connect!

SPSP Connect! is the primary SPSP member benefit for real-time discussions, professional connections, helpful resources, and important announcements for social and personality psychologists around the world. Learn how to best utilize SPSP Connect! with our new tutorial.

We Want to Share Your News

Whether it’s professional (new job, book, award) or personal (wedding, children, passing of a colleague), let us help you share it with SPSP Members. Submit your announcement to be published in SPSP's Community Updates.


Convention News

Want to Bring a Spouse, Sibling, or Friend to #SPSP2016?

For the first time, SPSP attendees can bring up to two guests with them ($95 each)! Network, present and experience SPSP 2016 while your guests take part in an experience of their own: a private guided tour of San Diego, a wine tasting at San Pasqual Winery, the Diversity and Climate Committee Reception, and the evening Poster Session and Social Hour. For more information on registering guests and what it includes visit our Guest Registration page


Reserve Your Hotel Room

The SPSP Hotel Block is almost 70% full. Be sure to reserve your room now while there is still space available. If you are looking to save some money at SPSP's upcoming convention use our room-sharing portal and view the list of individuals looking for roommates to meet and connect with fellow SPSP members attending the convention.


Convention Catch-Up

Don't forget to check out SPSP's YouTube channel to catch up on symposia from our 16th Annual Convention in Long Beach, California. You will also find presentations from years past. "Why aren't people in America more concerned about income inequality?" Watch Shai Davidai's presentation from the "Economic Inequality, Income Mobility, and Well-Being: Building a More Mobile America" symposium.


Featured Career Opportunities

Assistant Professor in Social or Health Psychology

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC USA
Social Psychology and Cancer Research. The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Social or Health Psychology... Read more

Assistant Professor

University of Chicago Harris School, Chicago, IL USA
The Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago seeks applicants for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor whose research focuses on behavioral science (or closely related fields including behavioral economics, cognitive science, and social psychology) and whose work is relevant to public policy... Read more

Organizational Behavior Faculty, All Levels

Yale School of Management, New Haven, CT USA
The Yale School of Management seeks to hire faculty in the area of organizational behavior for a tenure track position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels, commensurate with experience... Read more

Do you want to have a career opportunity featured in the SPSP Member Newsletter? Visit the SPSP Career Center to learn how.


Career Center

Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI USA

Affective Science (Open Rank)
Northeastern University
Boston, MA USA

Assistant Professor
Rutgers University, Newark
Newark, NJ USA

Program Director, Social Psychology Program
National Science Foundation
Arlington, VA USA

Assistant Teaching Professor
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA USA

Visiting Assistant Professor in Data Science (Open Field)
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA USA

Reader/Associate Professor
University of Warwick, Coventry
Coventry, UK

Assistant Professor in Social or Health Psychology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC USA

Behavioral Economics Fellowship
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA USA

Google User Experience Researcher
Munich, Bavaria Germany


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Upcoming Events

14 Annual Conference of Psychology of Relationships Interest Group
October 8-9, 2015
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Foundation for Psychocultural Research UCLA Sex & Gender Conference
October 23-24, 2015
Los Angeles, CA USA

The Society for Consulting Psychology International Congress and Mid-Winter Conference
February 4-7, 2015
Orlando, FL USA

Mixed Emoti-Con
October 23-24, 2015
Ann Arbor, MI USA

The Society for Consulting Psychology International Congress and Mid-Winter Conference
February 4-7, 2016
Orlando, FL USA

Society for Australasian Social Psychologists (SASP) Annual Conference
March 31-April 2, 2016
Brisbane, Australia

The 2nd World Conference on Personality
March 31-April 4, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

15th Biennial Conference on Behavioral Decision Research in Management (BDRM)
June 9-11, 2016
Toronto, Canada

23rd Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP)
July 30-August 3, 2016
Nagoya, Japan

The Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology 2016
November 7-11, 2016
Port au Prince, Haiti

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