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Assistant or Associate Professor in Neuroscience and Education
Neuroscience and Education

Teachers College, Columbia University

New York, NY
The Program in Neuroscience and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach graduate courses, supervise graduate student research, and conduct a focused program of research. The program is the oldest of its kind, originating in 1979. Currently the program trains about 50 – 60 MS level students with strong prospects for the development of a doctoral program.

Qualifications: Applicants should have an earned doctorate in Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychology or related field, and a record of excellence in research with significant publications in the field. Applicants should have a record of teaching at the college level and/or demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at the graduate level in a college of education.

Research Area: Applicants should have a specific interest in applying knowledge and methods of neuroscience to the theory and practice of learning and education. Research focus should be in an area that can be applied to educational settings, such as math, reading, or writing, or should focus on basic cognitive skills such as memory, attention, executive function. Candidates might also focus relationships between social and neuro-developmental factors in predicting educational readiness and outcomes. Candidates should have either a record of external funding or have a strong potential for such funding in the near future.

Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor with the possibility of tenure at the time of appointment.

For more details, please visit the 'Faculty Searches' page at http://www.tc.edu/provost

Please e-mail the following to Peter Gordon at pgordon@tc.edu and cc Erynn Lowery at lowery@tc.columbia.edu:
1) letter of application
2) current CV
3) three representative publications
4) the names and contact information of three references
Please write 'N&E search' in the subject line.

Review of applications will begin Dec. 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Appointment begins September, 2014.

Teachers College as an institution has long been committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment. The College is committed to providing expanding employment opportunities to minorities, women and the disabled in its own activities and in society.

When applying for this position, please mention you saw this ad in the APS Employment Network.

Ad has been online since November 19, 2013
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