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From: Mike Cole (lchcmike@gmail.com)
Date: Tue Oct 25 2005 - 16:17:15 PDT

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From: Paik,Jae <jaepaik@cahs.colostate.edu>
Date: Oct 25, 2005 9:41 AM
Subject: [cogdevsoc] Position Announcement
To: Cognitive Development Society <cogdevsoc@listserv.unc.edu>

Tenure-Track Position in Cognitive Psychology

Cognitive Psychology Program
Department of Psychology
Colorado State University

Job Description and Qualifications

The Department of Psychology at Colorado State University invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor
in Cognitive Psychology. We are seeking individuals who have evidenced
excellence or potential for excellence in both research and teaching.

Appointment Date: August 15, 2006.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate must have: (1) a Ph.D. or
equivalent with a focus in cognitive psychology or a closely related field,
or expect to attain their degree by the appointment date, and (2)
peer-reviewed publications in an area of cognitive psychology.

Special Qualifications: Area of specialization within cognitive psychology
is open, but preference will be given to candidates who could contribute to
the Program's strengths in human learning (including concept learning and
skill learning) and human memory. The ideal candidate will have: (1) a range
of behavioral research skills and conduct basic empirical research that is
closely integrated with theory; (2) the commitment and capability to attract
external funding; and (3) potential for excellence in graduate and
undergraduate instruction. Teaching responsibilities would include graduate
and undergraduate courses in cognitive psychology. Depending upon the
candidate's interests and background, other possible course assignments may
include Research Methods, History of Psychology, General Psychology, or
graduate statistics. The teaching load is appropriate for a top-tier
research university and is adjusted for grant activity. Salary is
commensurate with education and experience.

The Cognitive Psychology Program

Faculty members in the Cognitive Psychology Program have active research
programs in the areas of human learning and memory, human performance and
skill acquisition, concept learning and conceptual representation, and
visual attention and cognition. Faculty members in the Behavioral
Neuroscience Program also contribute expertise in visual perception and the
cognitive neuroscience of learning, memory, and temporal processing. The
Cognitive Psychology Program encourages multidisciplinary collaboration
within and outside of the Program and Department, and has existing ties with
several other units on campus, including the Department of Computer Science
and College of Engineering. Research laboratories include a state-of-the-art
driving simulator, eyetracker, 128-channel Electrical Geodesic EEG system,
32-channel Neuroscan EEG system, Maxwellian-view optics system, and several
computer laboratories. Additional information about the Program can be found
on the Program web page:


The Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology is in the College of Natural Sciences along
with seven other departments: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biology,
Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics. The
Department serves over 1000 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate students,
with approximately 30 full-time faculty members distributed across five
doctoral programs: (1) Applied Social Psychology, (2) Behavioral
Neuroscience, (3) Cognitive Psychology, (4) Counseling Psychology, and (5)
Industrial/Organizational Psychology. The Department also houses the
Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research, a University designated program
of research and scholarly excellence that concentrates on social problems
that affect rural areas; and the Colorado Injury Control Research Center
which is funded by CDC and is dedicated to reducing the occurrence and
severity of injuries in rural areas of the Rocky Mountain region,
particularly among underserved populations. The Department encourages
interaction and collaboration across graduate programs and with other groups
on campus, and as new faculty members are hired, one objective is to further
strengthen this multidisciplinary collaboration. The Department is promoting
emphases in aging, health psychology, and technology and human performance.

The Department has over 100,000 square feet of research and office space
spanning three wings of a single building. Included are modern research
laboratories in behavioral neuroscience, cognitive psychology, sensation and
perception, and social and environmental psychology. There are also modern
computer facilities and equipment available for the undergraduate
instructional laboratories, as well as teaching environments with
state-of-the-art multimedia capabilities and a rich library of teaching
resources. More information on the Department can be obtained on the
Department's website:



For full consideration, materials must be received by December 8, 2005, but
applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Submit
application material (cover letter, curriculum vitae, preprints/reprints,
statements of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching
effectiveness, if available, and e-mail addresses for three referees)
on-line at: http://www.natsci.colostate.edu/searches/psych/. The applicant
should request three reference letters. Referees will be sent an access code
(using the contact information provided by the applicant) for submitting the
letters on-line.

Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations,
and executive orders regarding affirmative action requirements in all
programs. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity is located in 101
Student Services Building. In order to assist Colorado State University in
meeting its affirmative action responsibilities, ethnic minorities, women
and other protected class member are encouraged to apply and so identify

Jae H. Paik, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Human Development and Family Studies
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1570
970-491-1767 (Office)
970-491-7975 (Fax)

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