Friday, November 22, 2013

[Comp-neuro] Faculty Position- Computational Cognitive Neuroscience - University of Arizona


The Department of Psychology ( and the Cognitive Science Program ( within the interdisciplinary School of Mind, Brain and Behavior ( at the University of Arizona invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in computational cognitive science or computational cognitive neuroscience.

Applicants should have an excellent research record in a substantive area of cognition (e.g., perception, learning & memory, language, decision-making), and an approach that emphasizes mathematical, statistical or computational methods. Of particular interest are individuals whose work has applications to dynamical systems models, and/or modern neuroimaging techniques. An interdisciplinary, collaborative, perspective and experience with multiple methodologies is highly valued.

The preferred candidate will have experience or a willingness to fully engage in teaching, mentoring, research and service. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to train graduate students. A Ph.D. is required by August 2014 and post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, statements of research and teaching interests, and a CV. They should also send pdfs of 3 recent publications, and arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent (in pdf format) to
We will begin reviewing applications December 1, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Questions should be directed to Lynn Nadel, Search Chair,


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