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Assistant Professor at California State University, Long Beach
(Posted 9/11/2017)


Department of Psychology, California State University, Long Beach announces a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall 2018 in Health Disparities/Health Psychology. Requirements include PhD in Health Psychology or related discipline; evidence of teaching at the college level; an active program of research, and peer-reviewed publications. Duties include teaching in specialty area, conducting research that incorporates students, and service. For complete position description with details on Minimum and Desired Qualifications, Duties, Required Documentation, etc., see .  Application review begins October 9, 2017.

Associate Professo at Rice University
(Posted 8/4/2017)


Applications are invited for a tenured associate professor position in aging and health to join the Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience area in the Department of Psychology at Rice University ( We will also consider individuals at the advanced assistant level with an outstanding record.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field, with a background in cognitive or affective neuroscience, with an emphasis on healthy aging and/or patient populations. Associate Professors are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and perform research in their specialized area. Therefore, the ideal candidate will have or hold promise for a national/international reputation in research on aging and its neural basis; an outstanding record of research publications and grants; excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate students; and the ability to contribute to a university focused on enhancing diversity. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Rice University is a highly selective institution located in Houston, TX, with outstanding opportunities for collaboration within Rice and with researchers at the adjacent Texas Medical Center (, the largest medical center in the world.  The Texas Medical Center provides access to research-dedicated imaging facilities and patient populations.  Rice is located in Houston, Texas, the 4th largest city in the US. Houston is a dynamic, multicultural city with an affordable cost of living.

The hiring decision process will begin October 15, 2017, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, vita, reprints (or optionally URL links to reprints) for 3-4 publications, research and teaching statements, and contact information for four references.  References will be contacted following an initial review of applications.  Submit applications to Rice University’s RiceWorks at

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.



International Lab to Lab Exchange

Announcing the first annual Health and Behavior International Collaborative Research Award! This grant for $3,000 can be used by trainees (graduate students, medical students, post-docs, etc.) to visit an international laboratory or research group.

The APS International Lab Exchange award recipient for 2017 is Patricia Moreno, PhD, a post-doctoral fellow at Northwestern University working with Frank Penedo, PhD, who will  be hosted by Manuel S. Ortiz, PhD at Universidad de La Frontera in Chile to comparatively study cardiometabolic dysregulation in Latinos in the U.S. and Chile.  In addition to submitting a report to the Health and Behavior International Collaborative Research Award Committee as condition of her grant, Dr. Moreno will provide a report of her experience for the Newsletter upon her return - watch this space and consider applying for this grant in March next  year! 

APS will also serve as an information clearinghouse, disseminating information at the annual meeting and on the website on existing funding programs for exchanges through federal granting agencies, research organizations and private foundations. Click here for funding information.

For additional networking information for 1) lab investigators (mentors who would like to have more trainees in their labs in the future, or have prior experience teaching international trainees), and 2) lab trainees (who have made these exchanges work in the recent past or would like to go on an exchange), please email

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