Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Senior Cognitive Scientist, Assoc. or Full Prof., Pomona College

The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Pomona College invites applications for a senior cognitive scientist at the Associate or Full Professor level beginning AY 2017-2018. We seek candidates with broad expertise in cognitive psychology, cognitive science or cognitive neuroscience, who will act as Coordinator of the Cognitive Science section of the Department. Preferred areas of specialization within cognition include attention, perception, memory, language, reasoning, or decision making. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, a productive record of research, an ability to involve undergraduates in research, and must be able to strengthen the interdisciplinary undergraduate program in cognitive science. The teaching load is 2 courses per semester. Please upload to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8356  a dossier including (a) letter of application, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) teaching evaluations, (d) three 1-2 page statements -- one describing teaching philosophy, one describing research, and one describing demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body (see https://www.pomona.edu/sites/default/files/how-to-prepare-a-diversity-statement.pdf?time=819201620), and (e) three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016. Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college attracting a diverse, national student body. The ideal candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students

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