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Job Announcement: University of California, Berkeley

Cognitive Science; Computational Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA

Employer: University of California, Berkeley
Job Location: California, USA
Title: Assistant Professor
Rank: Assistant Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Cognitive Science
LL Issue: 24.4409
Date Submitted: 05-Nov-2013
Job Description: The Department of Psychology is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2014. We are interested in candidates with exceptional promise conducting research in the area of higher-level cognition, broadly construed. Research interests may include but are not limited to language, learning, reasoning, decision-making, concepts, high-level perception, attention, skill acquisition, and memory. Use or development of new experimental or computational methods is highly desirable. This position will be based in the Cognition, Brain, and Behavior area of the department. Ph.D. or equivalent is required by date of hire. The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents, and 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 application URL below. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, summary of teaching experience and interests, and up to five reprints or preprints. Applicants should also arrange for the online submission of three 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 ( prior to submitting their letters. Applications must be received by November 18, 2013. Please direct questions to the contact email address below, and include “Higher-Level Cognition Search” in the subject line.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Application Deadline: 18-Nov-2013
Application URL:
Contact Information: Tom  Griffiths , Search Committee Chair
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