[visionlist] Full/Assoc. Prof. Endowed Chair in Mind and Machine Intelligence, UC Santa Barbara

Miguel Eckstein miguel.eckstein at psych.ucsb.edu
Mon May 10 12:27:43 -04 2021

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and colleagues.

"The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of 
California, Santa Barbara invites applications for the *Mellichamp 
Endowed Chair in Mind and Machine Intelligence.* This is a tenured 
faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor, with an 
anticipated start date of July 1, 2021. The Mind and Machine 
Intelligence Initiative at UCSB is a joint cross-disciplinary effort by 
UC Santa Barbara academics to understand the capabilities of the human 
mind and artificial intelligence (AI), and to design AI that is centered 
around fruitful interactions with humans. It aims to bring together 
computational cognitive scientists studying the human mind, with 
computer scientists and engineers to work on innovative ways to advance 
the fields of cognitive science and artificial intelligence. 
https://mind-machine.ucsb.edu/ <https://mind-machine.ucsb.edu/>. The 
Mellichamp Faculty Cluster in Mind and Machine Intelligence is endowed 
by Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp who have generously supported several 
timely initiatives that have helped drive the impressive growth of UC 
Santa Barbara over the past 50+ years. The candidate will work with the 
cluster of Mellichamp Endowed Chairs across Psychological and Brain 
Sciences, Computer Science, and Engineering, Economics and contribute to 
the campus-wide initiative.*Successful candidates will have an active 
program of research in computational approaches to high-level cognition, 
and bridge psychological/cognitive science models and contemporary 
approaches to artificial intelligence. Desired topics include learning, 
cognitive development, language, decision making and reasoning.*"

Applications received by June 7, 2021 will be given priority 
consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. To apply 
please visit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01966 

Please see https://mind-machine.ucsb.edu/ 
<https://mind-machine.ucsb.edu/> for further info about The Mellichamp 
Initiative in Mind and Machine Intelligence.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 
Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for 
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual 
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, 
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions about the 
position or the department.

Miguel Eckstein

Miguel P. Eckstein, Ph.D.
Chair, Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Dynamical Neuroscience
Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Professor in Mind and Machine Intelligence, Dept. of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Affiliated Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies
University of California, Santa Barbara

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