Sr. Tenure Track Faculty Position

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University of Colorado Boulder
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Boulder, Colorado

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20145Location:

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20-Aug-2021 Close All Job SummaryThe Institute of Cognitive Science (ICS) and the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder invite applications for a senior tenure-track faculty position in Cognitive Neuroscience. The position is at the advanced Assistant Professor, Associate or Full Professor level and will be a joint appointment within the Institute and the Department. The candidate will have an outstanding track record of research in cognitive neuroscience using MR neuroimaging methods, as evidenced by a notable publication history and a strong record of funding relative to their current academic rank. The ideal candidate will also utilize computational methods in their research and/or link their work to the neural/biological systems that support the mental processes being investigated. Examples of appropriate MR methods include spectroscopy, structural, and functional imaging (including resting-state and task-based investigations). Examples of appropriate computational methods include machine learning and network science.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, or a related field.Candidates will be established independent investigators with at least 3 years experience in a tenure-track position if not more. For full consider, applications should be submitted by October 1st, 2021, but will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should include a current vita, the names and contact information of at least three references, a research statement describing current activities and future plans, up to 5 publications demonstrating the characteristics described above, a statement of teaching philosophy, a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement and a cover letter specifically addressing the applicant's match to the criteria described above
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Who We Are

The University of Colorado is home to world class researchers and facilities in Cognitive Neuroscience, with strengths in executive function, learning, memory, language, and social cognition. The Department of Psychology & Neuroscience includes programs in Behavioral Neuroscience; Behavioral, Psychiatric and Statistical Genetics, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, and Social Psychology. ICS spans and connects researchers from nine departments – Psychology & Neuroscience; Computer Science; Education; Information Science; Integrative Physiology; Linguistics; Philosophy; Architecture and Planning; and Speech, Language and Hearing – and offers 2 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs as well as certificate programs in Cognitive Science and Human Language Technology.

The Institute of Cognitive Science (ICS) (https://www.colorado.edu/ics/about-us) in an interdisciplinary unit that fosters rich scientific interchange across researchers from a broad range of disciplines. Its mission is to understand and enhance human cognition, learning, and development through the creation of interdisciplinary partnerships.

ICS hosts the Intermountain Neuroimaging Consortium, the university’s neuroimaging center (https://www.colorado.edu/mri/). It consists of a Siemens Prisma scanner with multi-band capability, special shielding for high-quality data acquisition, dedicated operations and technical staff, and a myriad of interface devices for providing stimuli and recording responses. Importantly, it also maintains a high-performance computational cluster as well as a data archiving facility to support data collection, storage, and analysis, all of which are supported by data scientists.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

All teaching, service and research duties of a Tenure Track Faculty at the Institute of Cognitive Science and the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder.

What You Should Know
  • This position is shared between the two units: the Institute of Cognitive Science and the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience.
  • For questions or inquiries, please contact the search chair, Prof. Marie Banich, at [email protected]
What We Can Offer
  • The salary and associated benefits will be offered commensurate with experience.
  • Salary Range $125,000 - $161,000.
BenefitsThe University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.Be StatementsBe dynamic. Be supportive. Be Boulder.What We Require
  • Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, or a related field.
What You Will Need
  • The candidate will have an outstanding track record of research in cognitive neuroscience using MR neuroimaging methods, as evidenced by a notable publication history and a strong record of funding relative to their current academic rank.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • The ideal candidate will also utilize computational methods in their research and/or link their work to the neural/biological systems that support the mental processes being investigated.
    • Examples of appropriate MR methods include spectroscopy, structural, and functional imaging (including resting-state and task-based investigations).
    • Examples of appropriate computational methods include machine learning and network science.
Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter: a cover letter specifically addressing the applicant's match to the criteria described above.
  3. Statement of Research: describing current activities and future plans
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Up to 5 Publications: demonstrating the characteristics described above
  6. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement
  7. List of at least three references to include names and contact information

For full consideration- full application should be received no later than October 1, 2021. Applications will be accepted until filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Marie Banich

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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