[visionlist] Full/Assoc. Prof. Endowed Chair in Mind and Machine Intelligence, UC Santa Barbara
miguel.eckstein at psych.ucsb.edu
Mon May 10 12:27:43 -04 2021
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"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 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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