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Psychological and Brain Sciences

Indiana University

Bloomington, IN
The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Indiana University -- Bloomington seeks to fill a faculty position at either the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenure-track or tenured), to begin August 2013. Applicants must have a doctorate, a strong record of publication, a program of research with the promise of significant and sustained contributions, and the potential for research funding.
Understanding and improving educational outcomes is one of the single most impactful applications of the psychological and brain sciences. We aim to hire a researcher interested in learning, how learning is best promoted, and why. The position is open to researchers with backgrounds in human learning, machine learning, cognitive science, neuroscience, development, or social psychology. The ideal candidate would be pursuing research on learning that spans both basic (empirical and theoretical) and applied efforts. Teaching responsibilities will include courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
To apply, please send a curriculum vita, copies of representative publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and three (3) letters of recommendation to: William P. Hetrick, Ph.D., Chair, Dept. of Psychological & Brain Sciences, 1101 E. 10th St., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, ATTN: Learning Search.
Review of all applications will begin on October 8, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The Department is committed to increasing faculty diversity and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups, sexual minorities, and from people with disabilities. Information about the department and the university is available at www.iub.edu.

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