If you’re an STP member interested in becoming more involved in STP activities then you’ve come to the right place. STP is committed to providing opportunities to as many of its members as possible to participate in STP initiatives. Whenever there’s a vacancy on a committee, task force, or working group, this will be one of the places where the vacancy is announced. Vacancies will also be announced in the current issue of our online newsletter. If you have a specific interest or question about any of our initiatives, please visit the STP Leadership page for email addresses of our executive committee members, committee chairs, editors, directors, and coordinators. Even if there is no current vacancy, you should feel free to contact one or more of these individuals to express your interest in getting involved.
If you are not a current member of STP, visit our Join page. We welcome anyone interested in the teaching of psychology.
Consistent with our Mission Statement and the Statement on Addressing Systemic Racism and Inequity in STP, we encourage applications from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Current Service Opportunities in STP (Deadline):
Call for Chapter Authors: STP E-book on Integrating Ethics Across the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum (Deadline: March 31, 2023)
Members, Mentorship of Teachers Awards Committee (Deadline: May 1, 2023)
Editor, Psychology in Communities Wiki (Deadline: May 31, 2023)
Service Opportunities in APA (STP serves as APA Division 2) and other organizations
Please note: The links below will redirect you to pages on other websites
Executive Director, Psi Beta (Deadline: April 15, 2023)
Full list of Current Career Opportunities at APA
Learn how to nominate yourself or a colleague for a position in APA leadership.
Full list of APA Boards and Committees
(Nominations for current openings due February 10, 2023; click here)
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Call for Chapter Authors: STP E-book on Integrating Ethics Across the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum
Jessica Cerniak, Editor of STP e-books, is pleased to announce a new e-book project in collaboration with the 2022 Presidential Task Force on Teaching Ethics: Literacy, Thinking, and Reasoning. Consistent with our Mission Statement and the Statement on Addressing Systemic Racism and Inequity in STP, we encourage applications from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Tentatively titled, Beyond the Code: Integrating Ethics into the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum, the goal of this e-book is to provide instructors with concrete lesson plans and ideas for teaching ethics in various undergraduate psychology classes. This eBook will achieve a central goal of 2022 STP President Linda Woolf’s call for the task force: to enhance understanding of ethics and implementation to classes, such that students are prepared for any career path in and beyond psychology.
First, we seek contributions for traditional chapters that address:
Second, we seek chapters about lesson plans and activities that can be implemented in courses, including content courses (e.g., biological psychology, social psychology, developmental), courses that address DEI in psychology, experiential learning courses, and research methods and statistics courses. These lesson plans will include content about
A brief (no more than one-page) proposal with the proposed title, chapter type (traditional chapter or lesson plan), and summary description is due by March 31st, 2023. If submitting a lesson plan, please indicate the course that it relates to. Submissions should be submitted to the hyperlinked form below:
STP publishes e-books related to the teaching and learning of psychology. These books are available on the STP website (https://teachpsych.org/ebooks/index.php) and can be downloaded for free.
Please contact Dr. Karen Naufel (email@example.com), with any questions.
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Members, Mentorship of Teachers Award Committee
STP is seeking members who are interested in serving on the STP's mentorship of teachers award committee to review applications or nominations for the Mentorship of Teachers Award. Consistent with our Mission Statement and the Statement on Addressing Systemic Racism and Inequity in STP, we encourage applications from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Under the leadership of the chair, this committee will finalize the call for applications, set deadlines for submission, and review applications to determine award winners. This committee will also set the term for members. Two of the members will have three-year terms and three members (including the chair) will have two-year terms.
Please submit applications by May 1, 2023 to Seungyeon Lee, Associate Professor of Psychology & Counseling at the University of Central Arkansas and Chair, STP Mentorship of Teachers Award at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Editor of STP’s Psychology in the Communities Wiki
STP is now accepting applications for the position of Editor for the Psychology in Communities Wiki. Consistent with our Mission Statement and the Statement on Addressing Systemic Racism and Inequity in STP, we encourage applications from colleagues who are from underrepresented groups and have diverse backgrounds and experiences.
The Editor’s term will begin on January 1, 2024 and end on December 31, 2026. The Psychology in Communities Wiki is a collection of materials designed to encourage and assist psychological science instructors in sharing psychological science with the media, colleagues in other fields, members of various local and national organizations, and the general public.
The Editor will:
The Editor reports to the Vice President for Resources. To apply for this position, please email a letter of interest containing your name, email, affiliation, involvement with STP, a statement of why you are interested in this position, and the qualities that will aid in your success. Please also provide a current CV. Email materials to Vice President for Resources Bill Altman, at email@example.com with “Psychology in the Communities Editor candidate: YOUR NAME” in the Subject line by Wednesday, May 31, 2023. Please feel free to contact Bill if you have any questions about the position.