Friday, September 7, 2007

UMass Amherst Open Rank Job

invites applications for an open-rank, tenure track position in COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY beginning Fall 2008. Candidates in any area of Cognitive are encouraged to apply, but we have special interests in human memory, categorization, judgment and decision making, and language processing. Use of computational modeling techniques is particularly desirable. Candidates applying at the junior level must have a strong record of research, clear potential to obtain support for and maintain an active research program, and strong teaching skills. Senior
candidates must additionally have a record of extramural support. Candidates will be expected to collaborate with other faculty members with similar interests across campus. Rank and salary are dependent on experience and qualifications. Applicants should send a vita, a statement of research and teaching interests, reprints of recent publications, and at least three letters of recommendation to: Cognitive Search Committee, Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-7710. Applications are due on November 1, 2007. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on that date, and will continue until the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the availability of funds. The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of
minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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