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Assistant Professor - Emerging Area of Research

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Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Assistant Professor - Emerging Area of Research
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Psychological & Brain Sciences
Position Summary

The position is part of a major Emerging Area of Research initiative by Indiana University to promote the study of learning across disciplinary boundaries bridging the gap between the study of human and machine learning. Individuals with integrated research programs on human learning that also include computational neuroscience, human neuroscience, cognitive or perceptual development and cognitive modeling, machine learning, or computer vision are especially encouraged to apply. The Indiana University initiative on learning will continue over the next few years by promoting additional faculty lines with synergistic research programs to address the important topic of learning in humans and machines.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants should have an advanced degree (a PhD in Psychology, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience, Computer Science or related field is preferred). Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application, CV, research statement, teaching statement and three letters of recommendation.

Department Contact for Questions

William Hetrick

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions
For Best Consideration Date 12/01/2017
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # 21708-4

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Statement of Research and Teaching
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Evidence of Teaching Ability
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. URL
  5. Video
  6. Other
  7. Publication 1
  8. Publication 2
  9. Publication 3
  10. Publication 4
  11. Publication 5
  12. Publication 6
  13. Sample Syllabus
  14. Course Evaluation
  15. Proposed Course Description
  16. Research Agenda
  17. Other 2
  18. Other 3
  19. Research Paper 1
  20. Research Paper 2
  21. Research Paper 3
  22. Writing Sample
  23. Research Paper/Publication/Writing Sample