Postdoctoral Scholar (Open Rank)

Job description

  • School of Social Sciences - Cognitive Sciences


    Open September 10th, 2018 through June 30th, 2019


    The Department of Cognitive Sciences at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) is anticipating Postdoctoral Scholar positions to work in the following areas:
    • Mathematical and Computational Psychology
    • Cognitive Neuroscience
    • Computational Neuroscience
    • Cognitive Robotics
    • Cognitive Development
    • Visual and Auditory Perception
    • Data Science

    Positions are dependent on available funding of individual Principal Investigators (PIs). For a listing of current faculty and their research interests, please see:

    Applicants must possess a Ph.D. by date of employment with training in one or more of the department's disciplines. Prior publication history is desirable. Salary and level will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

    Interested candidates can find specific application requirements and the online application at: This is an ongoing recruitment. Applications will be reviewed on a continual basis as positions become available.

    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:


    Document requirements
    • Cover Letter - Please specify the faculty member(s) with whom you would like to work, and provide a brief description of your research background.
    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Statement of Research - Describe your area of research interests and include links to your relevant publications (if available).
    • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

    Reference requirements
    • 3-5 required (contact information only)


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    2. Provide required information and documents
    3. If any, provide required reference information

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    Job No:
    Posted: 11/10/2018
    Application Due: 1/8/2019
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