University of Toronto

Assistant Professor – Computational Cognitive Neuroscience The Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the field of Computational Cognitive Neuroscience. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2013. Applicants must have earned a PhD in a related field by July 1, 2013 or soon thereafter. We seek applicants who combine computational techniques with human cognition and/or cognitive neuroscience methods and whose interests bridge the current strengths in the department. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a commitment to interdisciplinary research. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is necessary. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/careers/co.htm . Click on “Current Faculty Opportunities” and search for Job # 1201217. Applicants should submit a complete and current curriculum vita, a statement of research interests, copies of representative publications and a teaching statement. If you have questions about this position, please contact [email protected]. All application materials should be submitted online. Applicants should also ask at least three referees to send letters directly to the department via e-mail to [email protected] by the closing date of October 15, 2012. The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.
We will begin reviewing applications on October 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, please visit our home page: http://home.psych.utoronto.ca/.