[visionlist] Open Rank Faculty Position in Computational Modeling of Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience at UC Riverside

Weiwei Zhang wwzhang at ucr.edu
Tue Oct 11 20:22:29 -04 2022

Open Rank Faculty Position in Computational Modeling ofCognition and Cognitive Neuroscience UCR Psychology Department
The Department of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in the area of Computational Modeling of Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience beginning July 1, 2023.
We seek applicants whose research uses cutting-edge computational approaches to understand cognition and its neural substrates in humans. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research includes computational methodologies (e.g., computational MRI, computational psychiatry, Bayesian or machine learning approaches) and/or makes connections between human and animal models of cognition. We are further interested in candidateswhose research addresses individual differences and human diversity and makes connections with the Behavioral Neuroscience, Developmental, and/or Social and Personality areas of the Department. Specific research topics can address any area of cognitive psychology that will add to or complement our existing research specializations inperception, action, learning and memory, language processing, and experience-driven change. Applicants should be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, and interest in teaching courses related tocomputational and quantitative methods, cognition, and cognitive neuroscience is desirable. Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates who apply by thisdate will be given full consideration.
The University of California, Riverside is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate and graduate student body (http://diversity.ucr.edu/). <http://diversity.ucr.edu/> Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first- generation college students ( UC commitment to diversity <https://regents.universityofcalifornia.edu/governance/policies/4400.html>). A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification. Consistently, the UCR Department of Psychology is committed to addressing systemic and institutional barriers faced by underrepresented scholars andresearchers. We strongly encourage scholars who represent and/or research ethnic and racial communities that remain severely underrepresented in psychological science (e.g., Black/African/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders) to apply.
The campus is surrounded by mountain ranges and is only an hour away from ski slopes, surfing, and hiking inmountain and desert environments. It boasts a fully-accredited child care facility and maintains a commitment to “family friendly” policies and programs.
A Ph.D. in psychology, neuroscience or a related discipline is required at the time of appointment, and relevant postdoctoral experience and significant publications are expected for senior applicants. Salary level will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Advancement through the

faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
Junior (Assistant Professor) Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of researchand teaching interests, reprints and preprints, a statement of contributions to diversity, evidence of teachingexcellence and 3-5 letters of recommendation. Applications and materials will be submitted using UCR’s on-line application system located at: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01646.
Applicants who use Interfolio may utilize a feature provided by the Interfolio Service to allow Interfolio to upload their letters directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio- generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as Online Application Deliveries. The following link on theInterfolio website shows how to set this <http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System> up ( <http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System>http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application- System).
Senior(Associate and Full Professor) Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, reprints and preprints, a statement of contributions to diversity and evidence of teaching excellence. Names and contact information for 3-5 professional references. References will be contactedwhen an applicant has moved to the finalist stage. Applications and materials will be submitted using UCR’s on-line application system located at: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01646.
For more information about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Weiwei Zhang, Department of Psychology, at weiwei.zhang at ucr.edu. <mailto:weiwei.zhang at ucr.edu>
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy. As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy(https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19 <https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19>). All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Best, weiwei 

Weiwei Zhang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Department of Psychology
University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521

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mailto:weiwei.zhang at ucr.edu
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