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Fwd: U Wisc Cognitive & Learning Science Postions

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From: Mitchell Nathan <mnathan@wisc.edu>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 10:53:45 -0600
Subject: U Wisc Cognitive & Learning Science Postions
To: mnathan@wisc.edu


The University of Wisconsin-Madison is advertising two (2) open rank
positions in Cognitive Science/Learning Science

Please consider this position and pass it along to colleagues as well
as people approaching graduation.

Attached is a description of the position. Interested parties should
also visit the link,
since this provides additional links to other, related resources. 

Details follow 


 The University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking to fill 2 open-rank
positions as part of a cluster of faculty positions in the
interdisciplinary area of Cognitive Science. The aim of the cluster is
to develop innovative and excellent research programs that will foster
productive interactions among faculty and students across departments.
These positions are part of a major initiative to build on the strong
record of achievement of UW researchers in areas of cognitive science.
  Areas of specialization are open. Researchers in all areas of
Cognitive Science are invited to apply. This is an interdisciplinary
search open to candidates with backgrounds in any of the allied
disciplines constituting cognitive science including, but not limited
to: Communicative Disorders, Computer Science, Education, Linguistics,
Neuroscience, Philosophy, and  Psychology. In addition to excellent
resources within academic departments, faculty have the opportunity to
capitalize on a productive network that links researchers across
campus. Units supporting cognitive science include: the Waisman Center
for Human Development and Developmental Disabilities, the Wisconsin
Center for Education Research, the Primate Research Laboratory, the W.
M. Keck Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, and the Center for
  Successful candidates will have a strong record of achievement in
research consistent with seniority. In addition to research, position
responsibilities entail: teaching and training undergraduate and
graduate students in cognitive science; and department, university,
community, and professional service as appropriate. Faculty hired
under this initiative will have appointments in one or more existing
campus departments.
  Applications should include a CV and a statement describing research
and teaching interests, accomplishments, and direction, as related to
the description above. Names and contact information for three
references should be included for tenured candidates. Junior
candidates should send three letters of recommendation. Review of
applications will begin December 1, 2004. Applications should be
addressed to:
  Cognitive Science Cluster Initiative
  University of Wisconsin-Madison
  ATTN: Kelly Keiner
  1025 W. Johnson Street
  Madison, WI 53706-1796
 The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are
encouraged to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing,
information regarding applicants and nominees must be released upon
request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.


Mitchell Nathan 
Department of Educational Psychology 
University of Wisconsin-Madison 
1019 Educational Sciences Building 
1025 W. Johnson St.
 Madison, WI  53706-1796
Office:     608/262-0831 
Lab:         608/263-0563 
Fax:         608/262-0843 


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