Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology, Tenure-track
September 12, 2018
New Brunswick, New Jersey
The Department of Psychology at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, NJ, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in COGNITIVEPSYCHOLOGY, with a start date of September 2019. We seek a candidate with a strong research program in any of three broad areas: (1) cognitive neuroscience; (2) computational approaches to cognition; or (3) experimental approaches to development, language, or decision making. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology, cognitive science, or a related field; must have an active research program and the potential to attract extramural funding; and will be expected to teach Psychology courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our department has a vibrant faculty and excellent resources, with close links to the Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science, the Rutgers Center for Computational Biomedicine Imaging and Modeling, the Rutgers Brain Health Institute, and the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Applicants should submit a CV, research statement, teaching philosophy, and representative reprints, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted at the application site. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled, but timely submission of materials is recommended for full consideration. Applicants may contact Jacob Feldman, Ph.D. (email@example.com), chair of the search committee, with questions or concerns about the application or review process. Please contact Donna Tomaselli (firstname.lastname@example.org) regarding the application site.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology, cognitive science, or a related field, must have an active research program and the potential to attract extramural funding.
Posting Number: 18FA0484
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 74628
About Rutgers University
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