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Assistant Professor
Area:   Cognitive Science and Technology
Position Title:   Assistant Professor
Position Code:   ASHA2924A
Status:   Closed
Description:   The University of California, Merced is a dynamic new university campus in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced offers research-centered and student-oriented educational opportunities at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels through three academic schools: Engineering, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts.

The Cognitive and Information Sciences faculty unit in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California, Merced invites applications from exceptional scholars and teachers for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position in Cognitive Science and Technology.

The University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.
Qualifications:   All areas of Cognitive Science will be considered, but special attention will be given to applicants whose work has an applied or technology component, including but not limited to human-computer or human-robot interaction, virtual environments, speech recognition, computational linguistics, and information science, and which complements the group's existing strengths in language, embodiment, computational modeling, and dynamical systems, The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, contribute to program building efforts, and to establish and maintain a well-funded, world-class research program.
Salary:   Negotiable, based on the University of California Pay Schedule
Closing Date:   12/15/2010
To Apply:   Interested applicants are required to submit 1) a cover letter 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of research 4) statement of teaching and 5) a list of three references with contact information including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address. Please have three letters of recommendation sent to us by the letter writers to ssha.ref.cog10-11@ucmerced.edu.

Applications must be submitted via this website.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

For more information:   Please contact Professor Michael Spivey (spivey@ucmerced.edu).

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