Wednesday, September 18, 2013

CMU - Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Human Developmental Neuroscience

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in
Human Developmental Neuroscience
The Department of Psychology and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC) at
Carnegie Mellon University seek to fill the Ronald J. and Mary Ann Zdrojkowski Career
Development Chair in  human developmental neuroscience at the assistant professor, tenuretrack,
level. A successful candidate will be committed to high-quality teaching and should have
a background that includes core areas within cognitive neuroscience, developmental
neuroscience, or social neuroscience, a strong grounding in theory, cutting-edge methods, and
experience fostering collaborations with other areas in psychology, development, cognitive
science, and neuroscience. Carnegie Mellon is committed to an expansion of its faculty and
facilities in the area of mind and brain research and is particularly seeking scientists who span
multiple disciplines and employ multiple methodologies in their research. Facilities include a
state-of-the-art MRI facility (, EEG, NIRS, and MEG systems, and several
large-scale, high-performance computing clusters.
The appointment will be joint between the Department of Psychology and the CNBC. The
candidate will join a growing and highly interactive computational, cognitive, and
neuroscience community and is expected to be an active participant in the CNBC – an
interdisciplinary and collaborative research and training center jointly administered across the
Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh. Carnegie Mellon offers highly competitive
salaries and start-up packages in an attractive and highly livable urban environment.
Applications will be reviewed on a  rolling basis beginning immediately and will continue until a
suitable applicant is found or until January 31st, 2014. Applications, including a cover letter, a
curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, copies of no more than 3 relevant papers,
and the contact information for at least three individuals who have been asked to provide
letters of reference should be submitted electronically – in PDF format – to the following email
address: . Applications should indicate citizenship and, for non-
US citizens, current visa status. Only complete applications in PDF format will be considered.
Concurrent with the submission of their application, applicants should also arrange for at least
three reference letters – in PDF format – to be sent directly to:
If you encounter technical problems, please write to:
Carnegie Mellon University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer; we invite and
encourage applications from women and minorities.
Carnegie Mellon University does not discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of its
programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap or disability, age, sexual
orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, ancestry, belief, veteran status, or genetic information.
Furthermore, Carnegie Mellon University does not discriminate and is required not to discriminate in
violation of federal, state, or local laws or executive orders.
Inquiries concerning the application of and compliance with this statement should be directed to the vice
president for campus affairs, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213,

telephone 412-268-2056.

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