Pomona College, Cognitive Science

Position ID:Pomona-Cognitive Science-TTAP [#11726]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Cognitive Neuroscience
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Science
Appl Deadline:2018/10/01help popup finished (2018/08/24, finished 2019/01/09, listed until 2019/02/28)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Pomona College invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2019. We seek candidates with expertise in cognitive neuroscience, cognitive science, or cognitive psychology. The area of specialization is open to any area within human cognition, such as attention, perception, memory, language, reasoning, decision making, or problem solving. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, a productive record of research, and an ability to involve undergraduates in research. The ideal candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented students. Teaching responsibilities will include two courses per semester that contribute to the interdisciplinary Cognitive Science major. 

Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. by the start of the position. Please apply online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11726 and include: (a) cover letter (b) curriculum vitae, (c) three 1-2 page statements -- one describing teaching philosophy and experience, one describing research including future directions, and one describing a demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body (see https://www.pomona.edu/sites/default/files/how-to-prepare-a-diversity-statement.pdf?time=819201620), (d) summary of teaching evaluations, and (e) contact information for three individuals who will write letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018. Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, is a highly selective liberal arts college attracting a diverse, national student body of approximately 1600 students. It is part of the Claremont Consortium which includes the five Claremont Colleges and the Claremont Graduate University. For further information please contact Dr. Lise Abrams, chair of the search committee, at Lise.Abrams@pomona.edu.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
185 E. 6th Street
206 Edmunds Building
Claremont, CA 91711

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