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Assistant Professor-Interdisciplinary Cognitive Science/Computational Cognition-Department of Psychology

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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 11/17/2016

University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA

Company
University of California-Berkeley
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
JPF01118-BK
AJE Ref #
576207765
Location
Berkeley, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Doctoral Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open September 12th, 2016 through November 15th, 2016

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Psychology and the Cognitive Science Program seek to fill a tenure- track assistant professor faculty position in the area of computational cognitive science, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2017. We are interested in candidates with exceptional promise who are conducting research in cognition from an interdisciplinary perspective. Research interests may include but are not limited to memory, learning, reasoning, problem solving, and decision-making. We are especially interested in applicants taking an interdisciplinary approach that bridges psychology and another discipline within cognitive science, such as computer science, philosophy, linguistics, anthropology, biology, or education, and in applicants with skills in computational modeling, data science, or other formal approaches. The position will be within Psychology, but teaching commitments will be distributed across Psychology and the Cognitive Science Program. The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. The University is committed to supporting employees as they balance work and family.

Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required by date of hire. Candidates must have completed all degree requirements except the dissertation at the time of application. The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01118

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, summary of teaching experience and interests, a brief statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service, and two to five reprints or preprints. Applicants should also arrange for the online submission of three to five letters of recommendation. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Applications must be received by November 15, 2016. Please direct questions to psychsearch@berkeley.edu, and include Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cognition in the subject line.

The University is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new- faculty

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

JOB LOCATION

Berkeley, CA

REQUIREMENTS

Documents

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Cover Letter
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Curriculum Vitae
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Statement of Research
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Statement of teaching experience and interests
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Brief statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service
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Reprint/Preprint 1
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Reprint/Preprint 2
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Reprint/Preprint 3 (Optional)
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Reprint/Preprint 4 (Optional)
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Reprint/Preprint 5 (Optional)

References

3-5 letters of reference required

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