*Assistant Professor in Computational Cognitive Science*
DEPARTMENT OF COGNITIVE SCIENCE AT UCSD
The Department of Cognitive Sciencehttp://cogsci.ucsd.edu withinthe Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body. The department invites applications for a tenure-track position in computational cognitive science.
The department has a preference for a junior researcher to be appointed at the assistant professor level. Applicants must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment that will begin July 1, 2013. Areas of particular interest include: big data, machine learning, brain-computer interaction, but other specializations will be considered. An interdisciplinary perspective and experience with multiple methodologies is highly valued. Strong teaching and research skills in advanced computational methods are required. The preferred candidate will have experience or a willingness to participate in teaching, mentoring, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
The department is truly interdisciplinary, with a faculty whose interests span anthropology, computer science, design, human development, linguistics, neuroscience, philosophy, and psychology. UCSD Department of Cognitive Science was the first of its kind, and is part of an exceptional scientific community with close ties to California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), UCSD Supercomputer Center, the Institute for Neural Computation, and the NSF Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
Review of applications will commence on 11/1/2012 and continue until the position is filled. Application will be accepted electronically athttps://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/applyCandidateshould submit the following: a vita; reprints of up to four representative publications; a short cover letter describing background and interests and at least three references (name, title, address and email). Applicants are also asked to contribute a separate statement in which they describe their past or potential experience in activities that promote diversity. For further information about contribution to diversity statement, seehttp://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp