Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Cognitive/Computational Neuroscience at Rutgers

Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Cognitive/Computational Neuroscience

The Department of Psychology, Rutgers University – New Brunswick, NJ, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Cognitive/Computational Neuroscience. We will consider applicants with a Ph.D. in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Cognitive Neuroscience or a related field, and a track record of excellence in any sub-area of cognitive/computational neuroscience (such as language, development, perception, decision-making, learning). We particularly welcome applicants whose research combines multiple techniques, e.g. studies of atypical populations, computational modeling, and/or neural measurements and manipulations. We also encourage applications from scientists whose research programs are synergistic with research being conducted by faculty in the Psychology Department and affiliated units such as the Rutgers University Center for Cognitive Science and the Brain Health Institute.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. by September 1, 2016, with a strong record of research and publication and potential for extramural funding. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an active, extramurally-funded research program and also to teach undergraduate and graduate psychology courses. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, is located in central New Jersey between New York City, Princeton, NJ, and Philadelphia. Questions regarding this position may be addressed to [email protected].

Applicants should submit a CV, personal statement of research aims and teaching philosophy, representative reprints and 3 letters of recommendation to apply.interfolio.com/31131. Review of applications will begin on October 12 and continue until the position is filled.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.