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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Cognitive Neuroscience)

Recruitment Period

Open October 15th, 2018 through December 15th, 2018


The Department of Cognitive Sciences at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) invites applications at the assistant (tenure-track), associate, and full professor rank with an expected start date of July 1, 2019. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

We seek candidates who seek to understand mechanisms of perception, attention, and related areas with innovative use of neuroimaging. Candidates with expertise in advanced neuroimaging techniques and statistical/computational modeling of neuroimaging data are of particular interest. The successful candidate will contribute to the growth of the Facility for Imaging and Brain Research (FIBRE). Information about the Department and FIBRE can be found at: and

Candidates at the assistant professor level must have a strong publication record and show potential for extramural funding. Candidates at the associate and full professor levels must exhibit a strong record of publication, a strong record of extramural funding, and an interest in contributing to the development of neuroimaging at UCI.

Specific application requirements and the online application can be found at: Assistant professor candidates must provide three (3) letters of recommendation for the application to be considered complete. Associate/Full candidates must provide contact information only for up to three (3) references.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be completed by December 15, 2018.

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.

As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI understands the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education. As a Minority Serving Institution, UCI seeks future faculty who will contribute to our enduring commitment to inclusive excellence and serve as role models.

Job location

Irvine, CA

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Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Research - Describe your area of research interests and innovative use of MRI within it.

  • Statement of Teaching - Specify prior courses taught (if any) and your teaching philosophy/outlook. See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

  • Publication #1 - Provide Three (3) Recent or Relevant Publications/Papers

  • Publication #2 - Provide Three (3) Recent or Relevant Publications/Papers

  • Publication #3 - Provide Three (3) Recent or Relevant Publications/Papers

  • Teaching Evaluations - A sampling of individual teaching evaluations. This is OPTIONAL for Assistant Professor candidates: This is REQUIRED for Associate/Full Professor candidates.

Reference requirements
  • 0-3 letters of reference required

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