Open Positions – Specialist Series
Open August 22, 2022 through Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Specialist positions are occasionally available throughout the year in the Department of Cognitive Sciences at the University of California, Irvine.
These positions are sponsored by and dependent on available funding from faculty members in Cognitive Sciences and span all research areas in the department including, but not limited to:
- Mathematical and Computational Psychology
- Cognitive Neuroscience
- Computational Neuroscience
- Cognitive Robotics
- Cognitive Development
- Visual and Auditory Perception
- Data Science
For a listing of current faculty and their research interests, please see: http://www.cogsci.uci.edu/people/faculty.php.
- Junior Specialist: Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree, at minimum, by date of employment.
- Assistant Specialist and Associate Specialist: Applicants must possess a Master's or Ph.D. degree by date of employment.
- Specialist: Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree by date of employment.
All applicants must have applicable training in one or more of the department’s disciplines. Prior publication history is desirable. Salary and rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Positions may be full or part time depending on available funding and needs.
Minimum qualification required is a Bachelor's degree.
Cover Letter - Please specify the faculty member(s) with whom you would like to work, and provide a brief description of your relevant research background.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research - Describe your area of research interests and include links to your relevant publications (if available).
Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
- 3-5 required (contact information only)
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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