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The Society for Mathematical Psychology promotes the advancement and communication of research in mathematical psychology and related disciplines. Mathematical psychology is broadly defined to include work of a theoretical character that uses mathematical methods, formal logic, or computer simulation. The official journals of the society are Journal of Mathematical Psychology and Computational Brain & Behavior.

Tenure-track assistant/associate in psychology
Friday, 28 August 2015 07:48

The Department of Psychology at Michigan State University seeks to hire a full-time tenure-system faculty member at the assistant or associate professor level in the area of cognition and cognitive neuroscience.  Successful candidates should have a strong program of research as well as strong potential/record to secure extramural funding.  We will consider candidates in any area of cognition and cognitive neuroscience, but are particularly interested in researchers studying high-level cognition, such as problem solving, executive control, judgment and decision making, learning and memory, or attention.  Research programs that are interdisciplinary and can bridge to other areas of the department, particularly those employing mathematical or computational modeling approaches, would be highly valued.

Beginning date for this appointment is August 16, 2016.  A Ph.D. is required.  Applicants should complete an online application at (posting #1905).  Applications should include a cover letter, CV, statements of research and teaching interests, and three representative reprints.  Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Subject line: CCN Search). Consideration of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.  Inquiries regarding this position are welcome and can be directed to Dr. Taosheng Liu at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer.  The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, Veterans, and persons with disabilities.