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. in Psychology, substantial teaching experience (particularly in large lecture classes) and a strong...
June 26, 2010
May 10, 2010
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.
May 3, 2010
Psychology Graduate Group Member Edna Foa was listed by Time Magazine as one of the top 100 who affect our world.
April 18, 2010
Nicole Rust named 2010 Sloan Fellow. For details, see http://www.sloan.org/pressroom/item/458/2010-sloan-research-fellowships.
March 22, 2010
Mike Kahana Receives 2010 Troland Award from the National Academy of Sciences. Follow link for details.
March 4, 2010
Jon Baron elected to the Society of Experimental Psychologists. See http://www.sepsych.org/ for details.
January 6, 2010
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
Excerpt from Penn's home page:
Penn Study Shows...
December 24, 2009
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.
December 1, 2009
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.
September 1, 2009
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 2010. The search will focus on applicants at the associate and full professor level, but outstanding candidates at the assistant professor level will also be considered. 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-...