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The following organization representatives have indicated that they will be attending SPSP 2016 and have positions within their organizations open now or in the future. Feel free to reach out and schedule a time to meet during the convention!


Organization: Bard College


Position: Associate Professor of Psychology

Start Date: 2016-07-01

Contact: Kristin Lane, lane@bard.edu

Position Description: The Psychology Program at Bard College invites applications for a two-year visiting position. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to quality, innovative undergraduate liberal arts teaching. Responsibilities include teaching introductory courses, Statistics and/or Research Methods, intermediate and advanced courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, and supervision of undergraduate senior projects. Preference will be given to applicants who can engage students across Psychology’s subfields and/or with the social or natural sciences. Deadline: February 15, 2016.


Organization: University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Position: Director, Center for Brain, Biology, and Behavior and Tenured Professor (department open)

Contact: Ingrid Haas, ihaas2@unl.edu

Position Description: The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the UNL Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior (CB3) are seeking applicants with national recognition in research and expertise in neuroscience and brain imaging (MRI) to direct CB3.  Qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent in neuroscience or a related field, an established and visible neuroscience research program with a track record of grant funding, and potential to contribute to teaching and engagement missions.


Organization: Noldus Information Technology


Position: Regional Sales Manager

Contact: Abbe Macbeth, abbe@noldus.com

Position Description: Full-time In-House Sales Representative for North America, based out of Leesburg, Va. Starting responsibilities are diverse, including: supporting sales team , initial sales follow ups, preparing quotations, researching sales opportunities. The successful candidate can  multi-task, demonstrate attention to detail, is independent, and highly motivated.  Required skill are:  Excellent verbal and written communication Strong organization Ability to travel based on sales needs 4 year college degree Previous sales experience preferred  A comprehensive benefits package is provided.


Organization: Center for Open Science


Position: Various Positions

Contact: Brian Nosek, nosek@virginia.edu

Position Description: Seeking to fill developer, community, operations, and metascience positions. Positions come available frequently. See http://cos.io/jobs/ for current list.


Organization: Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Websitehttp://javjobs.tamuk.edu; Job posting #0602263

Position: Assistant Professor

Start Date: 2016-08-15

Contact: Rick Miller, Richard.Miller@tamuk.edu

Position Description: We invite applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical/Counseling, beginning August 2016. Practical experience and graduation from an APA accredited program is preferred Candidates should be licensed or license eligible as a psychologist. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, but ABDs completing this academic year will be considered. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, research, recruitment, advising, and service. 


Organization: Emory University - Goizueta Business School


Position: Asst Professor

Contact: Melissa Williams, mjwilliams@emory.edu

Position Description: Open to chatting with social psychologists at any level who have strong research records and want to find out more about Emory and/or Atlanta. We expect to be hiring beginning next year, especially at the Associate and Full levels.


Organization: Facebook


Position: User Experience Researcher

Contact: Carla Espana Lynch, carlae@fb.com

Position Description: The UX Research team is a diverse group of researchers who work directly with product teams to create compelling social experiences on Facebook. Our work ranges from formative to evaluative, from ethnography to usability, from survey measurement to experimental design and log data analysis. UX Researchers come from a variety of disciplines but share one thing in common, a desire to deeply understand and improve the experiences of the 1.3 billion people who use Facebook.


Organziation: Hunter College Center for HIV Educational Studies and TrainingWebsite: www.chestnyc.org
Position: Post-doc
Start Date: 2106-04-01
Contact: Jeffrey Parsons, jparsons@chestnyc.org

Position Description: We are hiring post-doctoral positions for our internationally recognized multidisciplinary research center which blends academic and community-based work focused on sexual health, HIV/AIDS, LGBT issues, and substance use. This position will involve assisting with oversight and management of existing grant projects, supervision of staff, data analyses and manuscript writing, and grant writing. For more detailed information - http://www.chestnyc.org/about-employment.html


Organization: University of Pennsylvania

Website: wwbp.org

Position: Post-doc
Start Date: 2016-06-01

Contact: Lyle Ungar, ungar@cis.upenn.edu

Position Description: The World Well-Being Project seeks a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to be mentored by Professors Martin Seligman and Lyle Ungar.  The fellow will work collaboratively with data scientists to investigate large social media datasets (i.e. billions of tweets), providing insights that further our understanding of health, well-being, and the psychological states of large populations.  The ideal candidate will have strong expertise in social psychology, personality, health psycholog), quantitative or computational methods, and writing.


Organization: U.S. Army

Position: Research Psychologist
Start Date: 2016-08-01

Contact: Michael Plotkowski, michael.j.plotkowski.mil@mail.mil

Position Description: The U.S. Army provides a unique opportunity for Research Psychologists to utilize their training and skills to conduct research and determine the effects of physiological, psychological, and social variables on the performance of military servicemembers.  Research psychologists have access to sophisticated technologies, research methods, and opportunities to consult with leading military and civilian researchers, as well as the other professional growth opportunities such as attending professional development courses, research seminars, and academic conferences.


Organization: American Psychological Association


Position: Publisher, APA Books

Start date: 2016-03-01
Contact: Simons Jasper, jobs@apa.org

Position Description: The Publisher, APA Books oversees all functions with final authority for the books program of the American Psychological Association. The Publisher oversees the portfolio of APA’s books program across its product lines. He or she manages a staff of 30. We are looking for someone with at least 15 years of scholarly book publishing experience, preferably in the behavioral sciences, directing the acquisition, development and production of intellectual properties.


Organiaztion: Johnson & Johnson (Consumer sector)

Website: www.jnj.com

Position: Multiple positions in R&D, post-doc to principal scientist levels

Contact: Katie Rotella, krotella@its.jnj.com

Position Description: Potential Opportunity: Positions in R&D for consumer products (baby care, beauty, oral care).  Particular areas of expertise desired include developmental psychology, social-developmental neuroscience, consumer psychology, cultural developmental psychology, etc., psychology of beauty/face perception.  Conduct research, craft actionable business insights, and interact with partners in marketing, market research, product development, and business development. Need strong skills in statistics, research design, and the ability to present to specialist and lay audiences, verbally and in writing.


Organization: Mathematica Policy Research

Website: http://www.mathematica-mpr.com/

Position: Researchers with topical expertise in disability, early childhood, education, family support, health, labor, international nutrition and survey research

Contact: Jesse Chandler, jjchandl@umich.edu

Position Description: Mathematica is one of the largest policy research firms in the United States. We hire researchers across all areas of expertise on a rolling basis (with most hires within the academic job cycle). I'm happy to meet with people who want to learn more about Mathematica in general - who we are, what we do and what life is like for our researchers. I am not interviewing candidates for a specific position.


Organization: Behavioral Research Program/National Cancer Institute

Website: http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/brp/

Position: Two behavioral scientist positions (PhD level)

Start Date: 2016-06-01

Contact: Bill Klein, kleinwm@mail.nih.gov

Postion Description: We have two positions for PhD-level scientists in our program.  Both positions involve leading a specified area of research - both in terms of developing funding opportunities to enhance our portfolio and conducting original research.  One position is in our Basic and Behavioral and Psychological Sciences branch and one in our Health Behaviors Research Branch.  Physiological expertise is desirable for the former position, and behavior change expertise for the latter position. 


Organization: College Transition Collaborative (CTC), Stanford University


Position: Senior Research Manager

Start Date: 2016-03-01
Contact: Greg Walton, gwalton@stanford.edu

Position Description: The Senior Research Manager will work with the PIs (Greg Walton, David Yeager, Mary Murphy, Christine Logel) to execute on CTC's research strategy. The CTC is a research/practice partnership that brings together social scientists and colleges to address practices that shape students’ mindsets about college. We develop and test scalable interventions; engineer novel solutions that enable widespread use; and raise awareness about how institutions can improve student outcomes by adding a social-psychological lens.


Organization: Colby College

Website: colby.edu

Position: Faculty Fellow in Experimental Social Psychology

Start date: 2016-09-01
Contact: Melissa Glenn, mjglenn@colby.edu

Position Description: Teaching responsibilities include introductory and advanced courses in the candidate's area of research interest and participation in a team-taught introduction to psychology course. The ability to contribute to the department's methodology and statistics offerings is desirable. The Ph.D. should be completed by the starting date. Colby is a highly selective liberal arts college recognized for excellence in undergraduate education and close student-faculty interaction. (View our website athttp://www.colby.edu/psych/ and job ad at http://www.colby.edu/administration_cs/humanresources/employment/psyexpsocialff.cfm).


Organization: Texas Tech University

Website: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/psy/

Position: Associate Professor of Social Psychology

Start Date: 2017-08-01
Contact: Zachary Hohman, zachary.hohman@ttu.edu

Position Description: The department of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech University anticipates hiring an Associate Professor in Social Psychology - expected start date of Fall 2017. We will be looking for current Associate or advanced Assistant Professors with a history of or a strong potential to attract extramural research funding. Applicants are expected to have a program of research that complements existing strengths in identity, stigma, self-regulation, language, attitudes and persuasion, substance use, and applied health topics.


Organization: MotiveMetrics

Website: www.motivemetrics.com

Position: Psychology Researcher

Contact: Kyle Thomas, kathomas@motivemetrics.com

Position Description: We turn cutting edge psychology research into software tools that reveal the true motivations behind decision-making, with a focus on consumer behavior and marketing. You would work on research for assessing motivations from publicly-available data, and figuring out how to activate these motivations with cues (e.g., words and images). You would work within a team of leading experimental psychologists, and with a team of excellent engineers to turn the methods and findings into one-of-a-kind software. 


Organization: eHarmony


Position:  Collaborative Researcher

Contact: Jonathan Beber, jbeber@eharmony.com 

Position Description: eHarmony is looking for researchers who would be interested in collaborative work. We are currently not hiring any more full-time employees, but we would love to see who would be interested in working with us and our data to further relationship research.


Organization: Koç University


Position: Open rank position

Contact: Zeynep Cemalcilar, zcemalcilar@ku.edu.tr

Position Description: We are actively looking for social psychologists of all ranks.


Organization: Case Western Reserve University

Website: https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=julie%20exline%20case%20western

Position: Lab Manager

Start Date: 2016-07-01

Contact: Julie Exline, julie.exline@case.edu

Position Description: We will soon be seeking a lab manager for a three-year funded project on supernatural attribution: What are the causes and consequences of attributing events to God, the devil, spirits, karma, etc.? We are seeking someone with a a psychology degree (undergraduate or masters) who is extremely organized, dependable, and good with details and people. A strong background in research, statistics and computer-based work (especially programming) would be a major plus.


Organization: Stanford University

Website: https://mbl.stanford.edu/

Position: Post-doctoral Scholar Position

Start Date: 2016-07-01

Contact: Alia Crum, crum@stanford.edu 

Position Description: Applications are invited for a two-year post-doctoral scholar position under the supervision of Dr. Alia Crum within the Department of Psychology at Stanford University. The scholar will work on new and existing projects pursued by the Mind & Body Lab understanding the role of beliefs and expectations in shaping physiological health. Desired qualifications include excellent methodological and statistical expertise and a passion for novel research in the field of health psychology. Start date is flexible.


Organization: MotiveMetrics

Website: http://www.motivemetrics.com/

Position: Researcher/Data Scientist

Contact: Carson Sandy, csandy@motivemetrics.com

Position Description: We turn cutting edge psychology research into software tools that reveal the true motivations behind decision-making, with a focus on consumer behavior and marketing. Research is focused on assessing motivations from publicly-available data (e.g., language) and investigating how to activate these motivations with cues (e.g., words and images). You would work within a team of leading experimental psychologists and software engineers to turn the methods and findings into one-of-a-kind software.


Organization: Insighta Research

Website: www.insightaresearch.com

Position: Researcher Scientist

Contact: Ivana Anusic, ivana@insightaresearch.com

Position Description: We are looking for a well-rounded social scientist with expertise in complex analyses, preferably with programming experience and strong knowledge of a scripting language (e.g., Python) or R. Experience in industry or public sector, particularly in the realm of data science and machine learning, is a definite plus. Master's degree required, PhD preferred.


OrganizationSEE Change Institute

Website: seechangeinstitute.com

Contact: Beth Karlin, bkarlin@seechangeinstitute.com

Position: Researcher Associate

Position Description: SEE Change Institute is based on the idea that combining social science with innovative design can leverage the power of communities towards solving our most pressing social and environmental problems. We work on strategy, implementation, research, and evaluation of behavior change programs and are looking for someone who can develop and implement applied research (e.g., surveys, online experiments, interviews, focus groups, content analysis) as well as share findings in both academic and professional settings.

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