APA seeks visiting scholar to study gender in the psychology workforce

The American Psychological Association’s Committee on Women in Psychology and Center for Workforce Studies seek a visiting scholar with interests in gender and the psychology workforce. The visiting scholar will help to update the 1995 APA Report of the Task Force on the Changing Gender Composition of Psychology, and will conduct additional related research on gender in the psychology workforce. 

The visiting scholar will be expected to collaborate with committee members, staff of the Center for Workforce Studies and other advisors. The preparation of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals will be supported and encouraged. 

The ideal candidate will have interests in gender and work and/or labor force participation, and will have the skills and experience to work independently to design an analytic approach, utilize organizational databases, conduct analyses and prepare reports. 

A range of salary options and work arrangements is available; the visiting scholar could work in residence at APA headquarters in Washington D.C. or work from her/his home institution. 

Review of applications will begin on Sept. 9, 2013. The start date is negotiable; all work must be completed by Dec. 15, 2014. Applications should include a cover letter stating interest and qualifications, a CV and two work samples. Applications should be emailed to Tanya Burrwell.