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Assistant/Associate Professor Rank Faculty Positions – Disability: Veterans Issues
College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The internationally renowned College of Applied Health Sciences (http://ahs.illinois.edu) at the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (http://illinois.edu) is searching for two outstanding candidates with a strong research record in disabilities frequently observed in veterans including but not limited to post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, sensory loss and mobility
impairment. Other areas of interest include promotion of health and wellness among veterans
with disabilities. More info



Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Developmental Psychology

The University of California, Merced is seeking one new faculty member at the Assistant (tenure-track), Associate (tenured), or Full Professor (tenured) level in Developmental Psychology. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing faculty in psychology at a new University of California campus and to contribute to program building. Research focus is open, but should add to or complement areas of research of current developmental faculty, which include: cognitive, emotional, language and conversational development, cultural and interpersonal processes, and biological approaches to atypical development and learning. We are especially interested in a research focus related (directly or indirectly) to issues important to the San Joaquin Valley of California and its underserved, diverse populations. More info

Postdoctoral Researcher in Systems Neuroscience

The BioCircuits Institute (BCI) and Departments of Physics, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Bioengineering, and Psychology and Neurobiology at the University of California, San Diego invite applications for a postdoctoral position in systems neuroscience, for experiments leading to the neuromorphic engineering of cognitive abilities. The ideal candidate will have experience with in vivo electrophysiology, in awake behaving animals, and desire to apply biologically inspired algorithms to VLSI circuits and systems. Close interaction with other project researchers in computational and theoretical neuroscience, nonlinear dynamical systems, and neuromorphic engineering is involved. We will accept applications immediately and will begin making selections on 1 September 2014, until the position is filled. Appointments are for two years (in one-year increments) with the possibility of a third. Send your statement of qualifications and interest with curriculum vitae, your two most significant publications and three letters of reference to Tim Gentner, Henry Abarbanel, Gert Cauwenberghs, Katja Lindenberg, Mikhail Rabinovich, and Terrence Sejnowski via email to: postdoc.muri[at]gmail.com. A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree is required prior to the appointment. UCSD is an EO/AA employer.


Three postdoctoral jobs at the interface of computational and experimental neuroscience, working with Profs. Kenneth Harris and Matteo Carandini.

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Two Postdoctoral Positions in Dr. Thomas Palmeri's Lab at Vanderbilt University:

  • Postdoctoral Position on Object Categorization and Perceptual Expertise
  • Postdoctoral Position on Cognitive and Neural Modeling

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Open-rank position, Science of Learning, Johns Hopkins University

The Department of Cognitive Science and the School of Education at Johns Hopkins University seek a faculty candidate at any level with a research program within the sciences of learning. This joint appointment is a tenure-track position with responsibilities in both units; tenure will be determined within the Cognitive Science Department.

Research areas of particular interest include plasticity/learning/acquisition/development in the domains of language, vision or spatial representation. The ideal candidate should conduct interdisciplinary research that makes substantive contact with theory and uses experimental, developmental, linguistic, neuroscience and/or computational approaches, and has implications for application to learning settings, broadly construed.

Candidates should be prepared to carry out teaching and student supervision at the graduate and undergraduate level in a formally-oriented, highly interdisciplinary Cognitive Science department. Responsibilities in the School of Education will include teaching and research supervision at the doctoral level. The successful candidate will be interested in collaborations with other faculty in the School of Education and their connections to diverse student populations in area public and private schools. This position is part of a new university-wide initiative in the Science of Learning (http://scienceoflearning.jhu.edu/; further faculty growth in this area is anticipated.

The Cognitive Science Department and the School of Education have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty, students and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position. Applications are due by November 1, 2013.

Johns Hopkins University actively encourages interest from minorities and women. Please send cover letter, CV, research statement, a separate statement of implications of research for learning settings, and three letters of recommendation. Please send electronic submissions only. Submit to: search@cogsci.jhu.edu

The Johns Hopkins University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer, Minorities, women, Vietnam-era veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.