Department of Psychology, Queen’s University
Canada Research Chair Tier II Appointment in Cognitive Neuroimaging
The Department of Psychology at QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Cognitive Neuroimaging. The appointment will be a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor. Information about the CRC program can be found at http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/. The starting date is 1 January 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter. Applications will be accepted until 30 September 2013, or until the position is filled.
We seek an outstanding researcher who uses neuroimaging to investigate the neural mechanisms underlying human thought processes in any area of learning, memory, attention, language, motor control, perception, or decision-making. Expertise in state-of-the-art analysis methods would be considered to be a strong asset. Queen’s has a 3T Siemens Trio MRI facility that is dedicated to research and the Department has excellent facilities for interdisciplinary research through its links with the Queen’s Centre for Neuroscience Studies, the Queen’s Biological Communication Laboratory, and the High Performance Computing Virtual Laboratory.
The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science or a related discipline. The successful candidate must have a high-quality research program and will be expected to provide first-rate instruction within our undergraduate and graduate programs, and to supervise undergraduate and graduate students. Decisions will be made on the basis of demonstrated research and teaching excellence, complementarity of research interests with existing strengths, and potential for effective collegial service. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. The academic staff at Queen’s are governed by a collective agreement between Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at