[visionlist] Tenure-track assistant professor in Cognition and Perception at New York University Abu Dhabi
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Fri Aug 3 07:12:33 -05 2018
Psychology Professor - Cognition and Perception - Tenure Track
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New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi is in a multi-year phase of growth. As such, the University’s Program in Psychology invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of assistant professor, tenure track, in the areas of cognition and perception. Current research emphasizes memory, language, visual cognition, and multisensory perception and action, but work in all areas of in cognition and perception will be considered. Faculty in the Program in Psychology also contribute to the multidisciplinary research at NYU Abu Dhabi that is a hallmark of the institution’s mission. Candidates are expected to be outstanding scholars with exceptional productivity in their fields, and to act as inspirational teachers and mentors to undergraduate and graduate students, which is a cornerstone of the University’s mission.
NYU Abu Dhabi is located on Saadiyat Island, the cultural centerpiece of Abu Dhabi. Successful candidates will find a vibrant research and teaching environment that includes supportive and highly motivated colleagues, access to outstanding resources for research, a competitive startup package, and broad opportunities for interdisciplinary work at NYU Abu Dhabi and across campuses of the NYU system. Faculty have access to state-of-the-art core technology platforms that include (1) a 3T Prisma magnetic resonance imaging facility (MRI); (2) a 224 channel KIT magnetoencephalography (MEG) facility equipped with a 32-electrode electroencephalography (EEG) setup allowing concurrent MEG-EEG recordings; (3) high performance computing facilities with more than 6,400 computing cores and a peak performance of 70 TFLOPS; and (4) advanced DNA sequencing facilities. To obtain further information about research at NYU Abu Dhabi and related core facilities, visit the University’s website at http://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/research/faculty-research.html.
The terms of employment are highly competitive. Appointments, which are dependent on final budgetary approval, can begin as soon as September 1, 2019, but later start dates are possible. To be considered, applicants should submit a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests that should not exceed six pages and no more than three representative publications. Applicants should also arrange for the submission of three letters of reference on their behalf, in PDF format. If you have any questions, please e-mail nyuad.science at nyu.edu. For full consideration, complete applications must be received by October 15, 2018.
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. Through its academic, research, and creative activities and as a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYU Abu Dhabi serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, and knowledge creation and sharing.
United Arab Emirates Nationals are encouraged to apply.
This position is not located in the United States. You must be willing to relocate to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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