THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA invites applications for a faculty position in child or adult clinical psychology or in developmental psychopathology, to begin July 2011. Rank is open. Applicants must have an active, high quality research program with potential for extramural funding and be prepared to contribute to the undergraduate and doctoral teaching missions of the department, including the APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology. We seek candidates whose research area complements that of current faculty members.
The Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a Lecturer position that will be for either one year (full-time) or one semester (part-time). The fall semester begins September 1, 2010 and the Spring semester will begin January 1, 2011. The Lecturer's primary duty will be to teach one or more sections of our large semester lecture course, Psychology 1, which introduces undergraduates to all areas of Psychology. We seek candidates with a Ph.D.
Martha Farah elected a 2010 Fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
See http://www.amacad.org/news/new2010.aspx for further details.
Psychology Graduate Group Member Edna Foa was listed by Time Magazine as one of the top 100 who affect our world.
Nicole Rust named 2010 Sloan Fellow. For details, see http://www.sloan.org/pressroom/item/458/2010-sloan-research-fellowships.
Jon Baron elected to the Society of Experimental Psychologists. See http://www.sepsych.org/ for details.
A study by Jay Fournier and Rob DeRubeis shows antidepressants work best for severe depression, but provide little to no benefit otherwise.
Link to the article on Penn's home page: http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/article.php?id=1791
Link to NY Times article: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/06/health/views/06depress.html
Psychology Graduate Group member Thomas Wadden was presented with the George A. Bray Founders Award by the Obesity Society in October 2009. The award recognizes Wadden for significant contributions to the understanding and treatment of obesity.
Graduate Group member Edna Foa was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies at its meeting in New York in November. Prof. Foa was recognized for her sustained contribution to research on anxiety disorders and their treatment.