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Tue Nov 27 2018

Jobs: Cognitive Science: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Haifa

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Date: 27-Nov-2018
From: Wendy Sandler <>
Subject: Cognitive Science: Asst/Assoc Professor, University of Haifa, Israel
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University or Organization: University of Haifa
Department: Cognitive Sciences
Job Location: Haifa, Israel
Web Address:
Job Title: Open Rank Tenure-track in Cognitive Science
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor; Open Rank Depending on Qualifications

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; Interdisciplinary


Cognitive Sciences Tenure-Track Position
Department of Cognitive Sciences

The Department of Cognitive Sciences at the University of Haifa, Israel,
invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track position, beginning in the
2019 academic year. The academic rank will be matched to the candidate’s
qualifications. The screening of applications will continue until the position
is filled.

The Department of Cognitive Sciences at the University of Haifa, Israel is a
new interdisciplinary department, established in 2018
( The department aims to combine
different theoretical and methodological points of view to the study of
cognitive processes. We draw on research from Philosophy, Psychology,
Linguistics, Computational Sciences and Neuroscience. We are currently in the
process of establishing the department, which is starting off as an
undergraduate program. This provides a great opportunity for young scientists
to influence the development of the curriculum and the department.

We are particularly interested in applicants whose research and training is of
an interdisciplinary nature within the fields of cognitive sciences such as
Linguistics, Psychology, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and Computational Sciences.
The candidate should be able to teach and cooperate scientifically with
researchers from varied backgrounds on topics related to cognition. The
successful candidate should demonstrate the potential to develop a strong
research program, supervise student research, and teach undergraduate and
graduate courses.

Sign Language Linguistics advantage but not required.

To apply, please send the items below to the application email provided below:
- Curriculum Vitae,
- 2-3 selected publications,
- Research statement (up to 3 pages) highlighting past work as well as your
- Teaching statement (1 page), and
- Names and email addresses of three referees to: Hadas Okon-Singer, Ph.D.,
Head of the Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of Haifa:

Final appointment is at the discretion of the Dean and Rector of the
University of Haifa.

Application Deadline: 15-Dec-2018

Email Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Professor Wendy Sandler

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