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Thu Oct 21 2010
Jobs: Cognitive Science: Assistant Professor, University of Memphis
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1. Danielle McNamara ,
Cognitive Science: Assistant Professor, University of Memphis, TN, USA
Message 1: Cognitive Science: Assistant Professor, University of Memphis, TN, USA
From: Danielle McNamara <dsmcnamara1gmail.com>
Subject: Cognitive Science: Assistant Professor, University of Memphis, TN, USA
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University or Organization: University of Memphis
Department: Institute for Intelligent Systems
Job Location: Tennessee, USA
Web Address: http://iis.memphis.edu
Job Rank: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science
The Institute for Intelligent Systems (IIS) and the Psychology Department
at the University of Memphis invite applications for a tenure-track
Assistant Professor position to begin in August 2011. The position is a
joint appointment primarily in the IIS with a home department in Psychology.
All candidates with an empirical research program in the cognitive sciences
will be considered, but focus areas of research include Cognitive Science,
Educational Technologies, or Human Computer Interaction. Some examples of
specific subareas of interest may include cognitive modeling/simulation,
intelligent tutoring, educational/serious games, robotics, animated agents,
embodiment, emotion, motivation, dialog and discourse.
Applicants must have completed (or be completing) a Ph.D., must have a
record of interdisciplinary publications, an active research program that
will attract external funding, and a strong commitment to graduate and
undergraduate teaching. Salary is competitive and commensurate with
qualifications. A successful candidate will be expected to spearhead new
externally funded research initiatives, to build and lead a team of
graduate students in Ph.D. research, and to teach courses at the graduate
and undergraduate levels.
The Institute for Intelligent Systems consists of 30 faculty members across
10 departments and 4 colleges (Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Education,
and Audiology and Speech Language Pathology). The IIS offers a graduate
certificate in Cognitive Science and is affiliated with BA and MS programs
in other departments. The IIS has received over $20 million in external
awards in the past four years. Further information about the Institute for
Intelligent Systems can be found at the department's web address given above.
The University of Memphis Psychology Department offers a bachelor's degree
in Psychology as well as master's and doctoral degrees in Experimental,
Clinical, and School Psychology. The Department is also the home of the
Center for Applied Psychological Research, one of the most successful
centers created under the State of Tennessee's Centers of Excellence
program. The University of Memphis Psychology Department website may be
found at http://www.memphis.edu/psychology/.
Please complete an on-line application at the application URL below. Click
on the faculty box to find the posting for Assistant Professor. You will be
required to upload a cover letter, research and teaching statements,
curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Application review
will begin December 1, 2010, and will continue until the position is
filled. The University of Memphis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. We urge all qualified applicants to apply for this
position. Appointment will be based on qualifications as they relate to
position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin,
religion, age, gender, handicap or veteran status. Successful candidates
must meet guidelines of the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. For
any questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Danielle McNamara
at the email address listed below.
Note the on-line application will be activated in November 2010.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Web Address for Applications: http://workforum.memphis.edu
Dr. Danielle McNamara
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