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Re: [xmca] Developmental position at the University of Edinburgh

On 23 March 2013 12:45, Elizabeth Hadley Nickrenz <nickrenz@uchicago.edu>wrote:

> Edinburgh y/n?
y!  It's a great place, but not for the weather shy.

"High-flying"  sounds like a complete put-off though.  It reads "has no
values of their own and will stand on other people in order to try to look
good".   I suggest they send the person who wrote it to do city finance.


> ________________________________________
> From: xmca-bounces@weber.ucsd.edu [xmca-bounces@weber.ucsd.edu] on behalf
> of mike cole [lchcmike@gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, March 23, 2013 6:43 AM
> To: eXtended Mind, Culture,Activity
> Subject: [xmca] Developmental position at the University of Edinburgh
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *Hugh Rabagliati*
> Date: Friday, March 22, 2013
> Subject: [COGDEVSOC] Developmental position at the University of Edinburgh
> To: cogdevsoc@virginia.edu, info-childes@googlegroups.com
> (apologies for cross-posting)
> Dear all,
> The University of Edinburgh is looking to hire our third (!) developmental
> psychologist of the year. Please consider applying, or forwarding the ad on
> to high-flying postdocs and students. We're building a great group, and
> want a fantastic colleague to join us.
> This particular position is called a "Chancellor's Fellowship", and it is
> an amazing deal. This is a research-intensive post at the Assistant Prof.
> level, with an extremely low teaching load initially, allowing the
> successful applicant to focus on building a productive research program and
> group. The Fellowships are part of a University-wide initiative to hire
> highly-productive, independent young scientists and scholars.
> The listing can be found here:
> https://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=012088
> The closing date is soon -- 5pm GMT on April 18 -- but the application
> procedure is not arduous, so I want to encourage applications from
> individuals who only planned on entering the job market arena next year.
> The area of interest within developmental psychology is open. The
> department has particular strengths in Language & Cognition, Human
> Cognitive Neuroscience, and Differential Psychology, but we would be also
> be interested in individuals who can boost our strengths in
> underrepresented areas, such as social development.
> Edinburgh is a historic, world-class university, with particular strengths
> in the behavioural and biomedical sciences. The interdepartmental cognitive
> science community is amongst the world's largest, and the psychology
> department has made a large number of junior hires in the last year.
> For those unclear about the non-academic benefits, I invite you to perform
> a google image search for "edinburgh". The city is both beautiful and
> culturally rich, with the world's largest cultural festival season every
> summer. An extinct volcano overlooks the Old Town, and the Scottish
> highlands are a short trip away.
> Cheers,
> Hugh Rabagliati
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