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Tenure Track Assistant Professor Search - Carnegie Mellon University

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) in Cognitive Neuroscience

The Department of Psychology and the Center for the Neural Basis of
Cognition (CNBC) at
Carnegie Mellon University seek to fill a tenure-track position in cognitive
neuroscience at the
assistant professor level. Area of research specialization is open but we
are seeking candidates
who take a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach to research and whose
training and
research involves core issues in cognitive psychology, a strong grounding in
theory, and cutting-edge
neuroimaging methods. Carnegie Mellon is strongly committed to expanding
and brain research spanning multiple disciplines, investing significantly in
new faculty in
computational, cognitive, and systems neuroscience and in new facilities,
including a state-of-the-
art MRI facility (http://www.sibr.cmu.edu) and high-performance computing
The faculty appointment will be joint between the Department of Psychology
and the CNBC
(http://www.cnbc.cmu.edu). The candidate will join a growing and highly
interactive cognitive
and neuroscience community at Carnegie Mellon 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
scientific communities.
Carnegie Mellon offers highly competitive salaries and start-up packages in
an attractive and
highly livable urban environment. A successful candidate will be expected to
significant research contributions and to have a commitment to high-quality
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning immediately and
will continue until a
suitable applicant is found or until January 31st, 2012. 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: faculty-search@xxxxxxxxxxxx . 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.