Assistant Professor - Cognitive Sciences

Irvine, CA
Jul 19, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • School of Social Sciences - Cognitive Sciences


    Open July 18th, 2017 through December 1st, 2017


    The Department of Cognitive Sciences at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) anticipates making a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level in the area of cognitive modeling to begin July 1, 2018.

    Of particular interest are cognitive scientists who combine an empirical research program, involving laboratory or real-world behavioral or neuroscience data, with the development of quantitative analyses and computational models. Our interest is less in specific areas and methods than in innovation and excellence in the application of modeling techniques to data. The successful candidate will interact with a dynamic and growing community in cognitive, computational, and neural sciences within the department (

    Interested candidates can find specific application requirements and the online application at: To ensure full consideration, applications must be completed by December 1, 2017.

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Irvine, CA

    More information about this recruitment:


    • Cover Letter - Briefly describe your background and interest in the position.
    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Statement of Research - Describe your research interests, the type of data used, and the quantitative analyses and computational models developed.
    • Statement of Teaching - Specify prior courses taught (if any) and your teaching philosophy/outlook.
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
    • Three (3) Recent or Relevant Publications/Papers
    • Three (3) Recent or Relevant Publications/Papers
    • Three (3) Recent or Relevant Publications/Papers
    • Teaching Evaluations - Provide evaluations for at least 1-2 previously taught courses, if available. (Optional)
    3 letters of reference required


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