Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Cognitive Neuroscience Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure-track) - University of Washington Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences

The University of Washington’s Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS), an interdisciplinary brain research center, has a tenure-track faculty opening for an Assistant/Associate Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience with a focus on Language. Departmental affiliation can be in Psychology, Speech & Hearing Sciences, Linguistics, or Biology, depending on the applicant’s background and training. Ph.D. required. Appointment at the Associate Professor level will be considered for candidates who have an outstanding research record. I-LABS’ faculty study life-long learning and specialize in human cognitive development and learning. We have a growing developmental group at the Institute. The Institute will open its own MEG-Brain Imaging Center in April 2010. The successful candidate will be one who brings expertise in human cognitive neuroscience with a focus in the domain of language, development, and/or research using MEG/ERP. Faculty responsibilities will begin September 16, 2010.

Applicants should send a statement of teaching and research interests, curriculum vita, up to 5 publication reprints, and three letters of recommendation to:

Patricia Kuhl, Co-Director, Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences, Mailstop 357988, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195; e-mail: pkkuhl@u.washington.edu. Review of applications will begin in January 15, 2010, will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. UW faculty engages in teaching, research and service. The University of Washington, a recipient of the 2006 Alfred P Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility, is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.

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