Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Call for Papers: Translating Research to Practice in the Language Sciences

Special Issue of Translational Issues in Psychological Science (TPS)

Submissions accepted from January 15 - March 1, 2016

We are encouraging submissions for consideration in a special issue titled “Translating
Research to Practice in the Language Sciences” in the innovative journal titled Translational
Issues in Psychological Science, co-sponsored by the American Psychological Association
(APA) and the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS).

“Translating Research to Practice in the Language Sciences” is due out in in March of 2017.
For this issue, the Editors will consider manuscripts across a broad area of language science
research concerning such topics as:

• Cognitive and neural consequences of bilingualism
• Enhancing second language learning
• Raising bilingual children
• Global perspectives on language science
• Language and aging
• Advances in the neuroscience of language
• Language development and atypical trajectories
• Translating language science to the classroom
• Literacy across the lifespan and language context
• Other important and timely topics in language science research

Manuscripts submitted to TPS should be co-authored by at least one psychologist in training
(graduate student, postdoctoral fellow), should be written concisely for a broad audience, and
focus on the practical implications of the research presented in the manuscript. For more
information about the journal, including detailed instructions to authors, visit the TPS website

The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2016. Please feel free to forward this correspondence

to interested colleagues and the psychologists in training with whom you work.

Mary Beth Kenkel, PhD, Editor-in-Chief 
Daniel J. Weiss, PhD, Special Issue Editor

American Psychological Association
750 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5667 Fax: (202) 336-5549

Monday, November 23, 2015

Multiple Positions in Human Neuroimaging -- UC Riverside

The University of California, Riverside, invites applications for five positions in human neuroimaging at the Assistant & Associate level. Successful candidates will become core faculty in the newly established Human Neuroimaging Center that includes a new Prisma 3T Siemens scanner. We seek applicants with a strong track record of research publications and funding (or funding potential) in basic science and methods of human neuroimaging with one position in each of the following areas: Human Cognitive Neuroscience (speech/language, learning/memory, attention, perceptual systems),  Human Developmental Neuroscience (cognitive development, emotion regulation, lifespan, psychopathology),  Human Social Neuroscience (social cognition, affect, relationships, personality),  MR Physics/Engineering (MRI sequences and reconstruction, DTI, SWI, hardware, MR spectroscopy), and Neuroimaging Data Processing/Analysis (fMRI data processing and analysis, neuroimaging data mining and imaging genetics, MRI computational neuroscience),
Applicants should be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Review of completed applications begins January 4, 2016 and continues until a position is filled, with appointments beginning June 30, 2016.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing research and teaching interest, their curriculum vitae, reprints and preprints, and should arrange to have three letters of recommendation provided. Application to senior rank positions must have a Ph.D in a related field, and apply at this link: Applicants for junior ranked positions must have a Ph.D. by time of appointment and should apply at this link: Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor John Andersen, Chair, Human Neuroimaging Search Committee, at

The University of California at Riverside (UCR) is embarking on a major new hiring initiative that will add 300 tenured and tenure-track positions in 33 cross-disciplinary areas selected through a peer-reviewed competition. Over the next three years, we will hire multiple faculty members in each area and invest in research infrastructure to support their work. This initiative will build critical mass in vital and emerging fields of scholarship, foster truly cross-disciplinary work and further diversify the faculty at one of America’s most diverse research universities. We encourage applications from scholars committed to excellence and seeking to help redefine the research university for the next generation. For information regarding UCR’s hiring initiative go to

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.