Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology
Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology

Assistant Professor in Human Cognition

About this job: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, COGNITIVE

University of California at Berkeley - Department of Psychology

Job is in: Berkeley, CA US

Contact: Jitka Horavova
Phone: (510)643-3823

Post Date: September 8, 2019
Job Starts: January 7, 2020
Application Deadline: October 15, 2019

The Department of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley seeks to fill a tenure-track, assistant professor position in the area of human cognitive science, with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. Research interests may include but are not limited to memory, learning, reasoning, problem solving, social cognition, decision-making, and individual differences in cognition, including dysfunction. We are especially interested in applicants using quantitative approaches, including computational modeling of behavior and/or statistical analyses of large or complex data sets. The department is particularly interested in research programs that make bridges to other areas within the Psychology Department as well as to other disciplines within cognitive science. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and at the Psychology department. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion. The department and University are committed to supporting employees as they balance work and family. Basic Qualifications: PhD or equivalent international degree, or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application. Preferred Qualifications: Completion of the PhD or equivalent international degree by the application date. To apply, please go to the following link: Applicants should arrange for the online submission of three to five letters of recommendation. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters. Applications must be received by October 15, 2019. Please direct questions to, and include “Human Cognition” in the subject line.

Job Posting: Asst_Prof_Human_Cognition_UC_Berkeley.pdf