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Member Newsletter: December 10, 2015

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Member Exclusive

From the News Center


Convention News

Featured Career Oppotunities

Career Center

Upcoming Events


Member Exclusive

SAGE Young Scholar Awardees

SAGE ScholarsThe SAGE Young Scholar Awards recognize outstanding young researchers in personality and social psychology. Awardees receive a one-time award of $5,000 to be used at their discretion for research, study, or conference travel-related purposes. SPSP is honored to announce this year’s awardees: Wiebke Bleidorn, Jon Freeman, Ulrich Orth, Cheryl Wakslak, and Adam Waytz.

Read an exclusive interview with each of this year’s awardees.




From the News Center

Imbalanced Gender Ratios Could Affect Views About Causal Sex and Hook-Up Culture

Featured ImageThe greater proportion of women than men on college campuses may contribute to a hook-up culture where women are more willing to engage in casual sex and are more aggressive toward other desirable women who are perceived as rivals.



Anxious-Avoidant Duos: Walking on Thin Ice in Relationships and Physical Health

Frozen ImageWhile the Disney animated film “Frozen” is most famous for its lovable characters and award-winning song “Let it Go,” the movie can teach us a thing or two about attachment styles in close relationships.





Give the Gift of SPSP Membership

This holiday season give a friend, colleague, or student the gift of SPSP membership, giving them access to new research, reduced registration rates for our Annual Convention, and an online network of over 7,000 personality and social psychologists. 

Apply for the EASP Summer School

University of Exeter LogoThe EASP Summer School, organized every two years, provides an ideal educational opportunity to learn about theory, methodology, and research design in social psychology, while also honing communication and presentational skills. It also provides graduate students the chance to meet international graduate students and receive instruction and supervision from senior social psychologists drawn from Europe and the rest of the world. The 2016 EASP Summer School will be hosted at University of Exeter. SPSP will select five students from the US or Canada to attend and reimburse up to $750 in expenses. The application portal is open now, and will close February 15, 2016.

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.

We Want to Share Your News

NewspapersWhether 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

Download the #SPSP Mobile App

App for PhoneWith just 48 days until convention, browse through events and get a head start on planning with the 2016 convention mobile app. Not sure how to use it? Check out the app tutorial to learn how to create an account, make custom schedules and connect with attendees!




Sign up for the GSC peer Advisor Match-up

Peer MatchThe Peer Match-Up Program run by the GSC introduces new-to-the-field attendees to fellow convention attendees who have ample experience. Sign up to participate as an advisor or an advisee.





Non-Academic Employee Social Hour

Social HourMeet and network with representatives and employees from Social and Personality Psychology Industry Jobs from 5:00-6:30pm on Friday, January 29 at the annual convention.





Secure Your Spot at Specialized Mentoring and Networking Events

Mentoring and NetworkingRegister for the GSC Mentoring LunchGASP Mentoring LunchEarly Career Happy Hour, and Speed Data-ing to ask questions, socialize, and network with mentors. Spaces for all events are limited so sign up soon. 


Featured Career Opportunities

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ USA

Princeton University invites applications for a postdoctoral research position from individuals with a recent PhD degree in Psychology or related disciplines with behavioral and policy relevance... Read More

Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Lifespan Developmental Psychology Lab

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA USA
Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position to work on longitudinal and intervention projects in the areas of personality, cognition, and health in adulthood... Read more

Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ USA
The Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience Laboratory at the University of Arizona is seeking a postdoctoral research associate in the area of Affective Neuroscience/Social Cognition... 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

Visiting Professor in Data Science
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA USA

PhD Position
University of Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ USA

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Psychology
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT USA

Social Psychology, Tenure-Track Professor
Simon Fraser University
Burnbae, BC Canada

Assistant Professor
Belmont University
Nashville, TN USA

Junior Faculty Positions
Boğaziçi University
Besiktas, Istanbul Turkey

Assistant Professor
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY USA

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Experimental Social Psychology
University of East Anglia
Norwich, Norfolk UK

Postdoctoral Fellow
NYU Stern School of Business
New York, NY USA
More Opportunities
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Upcoming Events

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

96th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Associate
March 23-26, 2016
Las Vegas, NV 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

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