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Higher-Level Cognition

Recruitment Period

Open August 6th, 2013 through November 18th, 2013


The Department of Psychology is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2014. We are interested in candidates with exceptional promise conducting research in the area of higher-level cognition, broadly construed. Research interests may include but are not limited to language, learning, reasoning, decision-making, concepts, high-level perception, attention, skill acquisition, and memory. Use or development of new experimental or computational methods is highly desirable. This position will be based in the Cognition, Brain, and Behavior area of the department. Ph.D. or equivalent is required by date of hire. The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents, and is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

All letters of recommendation will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters. Applications must be received by November 18, 2013. Please direct questions to psychsearch@berkeley.edu, and include “Higher-Level Cognition Search” in the subject line.

For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit the CALcierge office website at http://calcierge.berkeley.edu.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.




3-5 letters of reference required