LINGUIST List 15.2292

Wed Aug 11 2004

Jobs: Cognitive Science: Asst Prof, Simon Fraser U,BC

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  1. gaw, Jobs: Cognitive Science: Asst Prof, Simon Fraser U, Canada

Message 1: Jobs: Cognitive Science: Asst Prof, Simon Fraser U, Canada

Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 13:02:16 -0400 (EDT)
From: gaw <>
Subject: Jobs: Cognitive Science: Asst Prof, Simon Fraser U, Canada

University or Organization: Simon Fraser University
Department: Philosophy
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science


Cognitive Science -- Simon Fraser University

The Cognitive Science Program at Simon Fraser University in Greater
Vancouver invites applications for a tenure-track position at the
Assistant Professor level. A Ph.D. in Cognitive Science, or in
Computing Science, Linguistics, Philosophy, Psychology or related area
is required, with a strong commitment to excellence in research and
teaching. Area of specialization must be such that Linguistics,
Philosophy or Psychology fit as the home department. Preference will
be given to candidates in interdisciplinary areas. However, the
overall innovation and promise of the candidate's work will be
considered as important as any specific area.

Simon Fraser University ( is consistently one of the top-
ranked universities in Canada, and is in an exciting phase of rapid
growth and expansion. The Cognitive Science Program
( currently has over 50 undergraduate
majors, and is poised for growth with the recent hiring of a Canada
Research Chair. The Cognitive Science Program is administered jointly
by an interdisciplinary Steering Committee, with its home in the
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Simon Fraser University is
situated on Burnaby Mountain in Greater Vancouver.

Vancouver thrives as a scenic waterfront city located just minutes
away from the mountains and a wide range of outdoor activities.
Vancouver's cultural and intellectual pursuits, leisure opportunities,
favorable climate, and clean and safe environment are consistently
cited as quality of life factors that make it one of the most
desirable places in the world to live and work.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser
University is committed to employment equity and encourages
applications from all qualified women and men, including visible
minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.
Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2004. All positions
are subject to budgetary approval.

To apply, send a curriculum vitae and evidence of research
productivity, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent
to: Faculty Search, Cognitive Science Program, c/o Philosophy
Department, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia,
Canada, V5A 1S6.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Faculty Search
	Cognitive Science Program, c/o Philosophy Dept.
	8888 University Drive
	Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6
	Applications are due by 30-Nov-2004

Contact Information:
	Dr. Nancy Hedberg.
	Tel: 604-291-3479
	Fax: 604-291-5659

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