Tuesday, October 11, 2011

University of California, Irvine -- Junior Faculty Position in Cognitive Neuroscience

Subject to budgetary authorization, the Department of Cognitive Sciences (www.cogsci.uci.edu) at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) has available a tenuretrack position at the Assistant Professor level in cognitive neuroscience. Of particular interest are researchers who employ a multi‐method approach to understand the computational and neural organization of speech and language processes or higher‐level perception or action. The successful candidate will interact with a dynamic and growing community in cognitive, computational, and neural sciences within the Cognitive Science Department, the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, and the newly founded Center for Language Science. Irvine is located in Orange County on the Southern California coastline between Los Angeles and San Diego.

The online application should include: A cover letter indicating primary research interests, CV, three recent publications, and 3‐5 letters of recommendation. Candidates should apply online at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply#SOCSCI.

Review of applications will commence on December 1. Inquiries about the application process or position should be sent to: cogsci@uci.edu.

The University of California, Irvine is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. For you language folks, it is worth pointing out that UCI has excellent groups in the audition (Center for Hearing Research), cognitive neuroscience, and a growing language/speech group:

Greg Hickok - Neuroscience of Language
Kent Johnson - Philosophy of Language
Lisa Pearl - Computational models of language acquistion
Kourosh Saberi - Audition, Neuroscience of auditory/speech perception
Steve Small - Neuroscience of Language
Jon Sprouse - Experimental approaches to syntactic theory, psycholinguistics
Ramesh Srinivasan - EEG, large scale networks, speech processing
Fan-Gang Zeng - Speech perception, auditory disorders, prosthetic hearing

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