Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Position ID:MIT-BCS-CAP [#1986, BCS/COG]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map]
Subject Area: Neuroscience / Cognitive neuroscience
Appl Deadline:2012/11/15 finished (posted 2012/09/20, updated 2013/05/26, listed until 2012/12/13)
Position Description:    

MIT's Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences anticipates making a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level in cognitive science or cognitive neuroscience. We seek outstanding applicants who are: (a) conducting research in areas such as language, social cognition, knowledge representation, reasoning, decision-making or neuroeconomics; and (b) using innovative methods, such as computational modeling, functional brain imaging, behavioral genomics, and/or infant experimentation. In addition to conducting research, faculty members at MIT teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervise graduate and undergraduate participation in research. PhD must be completed by start day of employment and some postdoctoral training is preferred. Information about the Department can be found on our website - www.mit.edu/bcs. To apply, please submit cover letter, CV, statement of research and teaching interests, and representative publications. In addition, please arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation submitted. Deadline for submitting applications is November 15, 2012. MIT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.

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Further Info:
http://bcs.mit.edu/
 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences
HR Administrator
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 46-2005
Cambridge, MA 02139

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