SAGE Early Career Trajectory Award
- Career Level:
- Early Career
SPSP, in collaboration with SAGE Publications, is pleased to award the SAGE Early Career Trajectory Award. This award recognizes outstanding achievements by early career scholars (between 4 and 6 years Post-PhD) in social and personality psychology, including contributions to teaching, research, or service to the field.
Awardees will receive free conference registration along with $3,500 to be used at the their discretion for research, study, and/or conference travel-related expenses.
To be eligible for the SAGE Early Career Trajectory Award, candidates must be between 4 and 6 years Post-PhD by October of the year in which they are nominated by. Recipients of the SAGE Emerging Scholar Award are eligible for the Trajectory Award. Previous winners of the SAGE Early Career Trajectory Award are not eligible to win again.
For the award cycles of 2021 and 2022, candidates can apply under the eligibility criteria from the SAGE Young Scholar Award: if they are between 3 to 7 years into their first academic faculty position (but not including post-doctoral training) by October of the year in which they are nominated. Previous winners of the SAGE Young Scholar Award may not be re-nominated.
All candidates should have demonstrated exceptional individual or collaborative achievements in social and/or personality psychology (broadly defined), that are commensurate with their career stage. In demonstrating their achievements, candidates may choose to make either a research-focused, a teaching and/or service-focused case, or a combined case. All candidates will be assessed on their innovation, creativity, and potential to make a significant impact on the field.
Candidates making a primarily research-focused case will be expected to demonstrate how they have conducted exceptional individual or collaborative research that places them at the forefront of their peers, advancing our knowledge of social and/or personality psychology. Candidates making a primarily teaching and/or service-focused case will be expected to demonstrate how they have shown an exceptional commitment to fostering the professional and intellectual development of students through mentoring or teaching innovation, and/or how they have made significant contributions to the field of social and personality psychology through service-led efforts such as contributions to public engagement, diversity initiatives, or open science.
- Individuals may self-nominate or be nominated by others
- A two-page statement (max.1000 words) highlighting the candidate's contributions and impact on the field (research, teaching, professional service).
- The nominee’s current vita in electronic format.
Cydney H. Dupree, Yale University
Jim A.C. Everett, University of Kent
Erika Hall, Emory University
Michael Muthukrishna, London School of Economics
Ivuoma Ngozi Onyeador, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management
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