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Postdoc at Weinberg Institute
Thursday, 08 September 2016 12:07

The Weinberg Institute for Cognitive Science at The University of Michigan invites applications from creative, highly qualified and motivated researchers for a two-year postdoctoral position. The beginning dates of the appointment would either be January or September 2017, depending on the applicant appointed.

Area of specific specialization(s) is open.

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful application will hold a Ph.D.  in any area of The Cognitive Sciences. We value rigor, commitment, Interdisciplinarity, a collaborative perspective, diversity and a desire to teach. Applications should include a cover letter, a research proposal, one page teaching statement and contact information for 3 references. Research statements must specify how the applicant’s research will integrate with and benefit from ongoing Cognitive Science Research conducted at The University of Michigan. The research proposal could mention any UM faculty from the Departments of Linguistics, Psychology, Philosophy, Computer Science and Engineering and/or The Neuroscience PhD Program, or related disciplines. The position will also involve annually co-teaching a graduate seminar (regarding their research) with a UM faculty member conducting Cognitive Science research.

For information regarding The Weinberg Institute for Cognitive Science, please go to

https://lsa.umich.edu/weinberginstitute

Further Information:

The Weinberg Institute was established just two years ago. We seek applicants willing to collaboratively and innovatively contribute to the developing Institute, the mission of which is to create a world class center for Cognitive science research and for both undergraduate and graduate teaching of Cognitive Science.

Send application materials, by October 14 to:

Rachel Miller,

Academic Program Specialist

6530 Haven Hall Suite 6C51

505 South State St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1045

 

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