Assistant Professor of Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience (tenure-track)

Nashville, Davidson County
Aug 26, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Science at Vanderbilt University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the areas of cognition and cognitive neuroscience. We seek outstanding candidates who are developing novel approaches to advance understanding in a major domain of cognition, broadly defined. Of particular interest are individuals who combine creative and rigorous experiments with neural, computational and/or theoretically driven approaches. We are interested in scholars whose research and teaching will complement and extend our existing strengths in the domains of vision science, perception, attention, object learning, memory, cognitive control, decision making and social cognitive neuroscience (e.g., neurolaw). Ideally, the candidates’ research interests would also bridge departments and disciplines. We particularly welcome applications from women and minority scholars. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, up to three copies of relevant publications, and should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to Applications should arrive by November 15, 2014 to receive full consideration, though the search will remain open until the position has been filled. Informal inquiries may be sent via email to Vanderbilt University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.