Assistant Professor, Cognitive Neuroscience/Psychology

Hanover, NH
Competitive salary commensurate with academic rank
January 18 2019
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The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College expects to make a tenure-track appointment in Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, or Cognitive Computational Neuroscience effective July 1, 2019. We seek an individual who is able to provide high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and who has exhibited excellence in independent research. We are particularly interested in applicants whose work focuses on high-level cognitive functions, such as, but not limited to, high-level vision and audition, attention, memory, mental models, cognitive maps, and decision making. Our department has particular strength in Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience, Social and Affective Neuroscience, and Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience. Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field. Relevant post-doctoral experience is also preferred.

Dartmouth undergraduate and graduate student populations are diverse by many measures. We are especially interested in applicants with a record of successful teaching and mentoring of students from all backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ, etc.). Applicants are encouraged to discuss relevant skills and experiences in their cover letter. Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Please submit an application including curriculum vita, a statement of research interests, pdf files of representative journal reprints or manuscripts, and contact information for three references. Applications should be submitted via Questions can be addressed to Peter Tse, Chair, Cognitive Neuroscience Search Committee, by email (preferred: Review of applications will take place immediately and applications will be considered until the position is filled.