For psychology students interested in pursuing an academic career upon graduation, we have compiled some information to assist them in this process.
Doing Post-Doctoral Work — Should I?
As the job market in psychology has gotten more competitive over the past couple of decades, the number of post-doctoral opportunities has grown enormously.
Curriculum Vitae Dos and Don'ts
Helpful hints for your curriculum vitae.
Interview and Job Talk Tips
Where to start and what to do to get prepared for an interview.
Variations on the Theme of Academic Careers: The Non-tenure Track Position
Learning how to secure a non-tenure track position is becoming increasingly important because the largest increase in university faculty positions in recent years has been in the category of full-time, non-tenure track positions.
Variations on the Theme of Academic Careers: Beyond a Psychology Department
The interdisciplinary nature of psychology makes individuals with doctoral degrees in psychology attractive as faculty members in a number of different academic settings.
Additional APA Resources
Psychology Department Program
Psychology departments may apply to this program and receive resources to help with advising, recruiting and retaining students, in addition to several annual subscriptions.
Rehabilitation Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities
Division of Rehabilitation Psychology (Div. 22) fellowships.
2012-2013 Faculty Salaries in Graduate Departments of Psychology
Faculty salaries in graduate departments of psychology in the U.S. and Canada.
Surviving and Thriving in Academia
This guide assists prospective and current faculty members who are women and ethnic minorities to select jobs that complement their career goals, and maximize their chances of gaining promotion and tenure.
Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contributions to Psychology
This award honors early career scientists for contributions in the first 9 years post-PhD.