Opportunities

The Program in Cognitive Science at Yale University invites applications for one or more open-rank faculty appointments (both tenured and untenured) to start in or after July 2022.  We seek outstanding researchers in any area, and encourage applications from candidates with interdisciplinary research programs that involve multiple areas of cognitive science (including, but not limited to, Computer Science, Linguistics, Neuroscience, Philosophy, and Psychology). Priority will be given to scholars who will contribute effectively to both the undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring programs of the University. Eligible applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree at the time of hire. Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and research and teaching statements. Recent PhDs and untenured candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation. Applications can be submitted at: http://apply.interfolio.com/95464 .  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. For questions please contact Jessica Hermann, Senior Administrative Assistant, jessica.hermann@yale.edu.

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Position Title: 

Open Rank, Social-Personality (http://apply.interfolio.com/90370)

Description

The Department of Psychology at Yale University invites applications for an open rank position in the area of social-personality psychology to start July 2022. We invite applications from those whose research programs fit into any area of social-personality psychology and encourage applications from those whose research connects to the other subfields in the department (i.e., clinical, cognitive, developmental, neuroscience). Of note, the open rank Social-Personality search is one of several open positions in Yale’s Department of Psychology (http://apply.interfolio.com/90378http://apply.interfolio.com/90363). Priority will be given to outstanding scholars who will contribute effectively to both the undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring programs of the University. Eligible applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree at the time of hire. Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We especially encourage women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans to apply. 

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (2 parts, see below), teaching statement, diversity statement, and up to three selected publications (published or unpublished). Recent PhDs and untenured candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation. 

Cover letter: The cover letter should include the applicant’s name, the title of the position the applicant is submitting materials for, a 3-5 sentence description of the applicant’s professional focus, and a brief comment on how the applicant views themselves as adding to the department. 

Research statements: The research statement should consist of two parts (uploaded as two separate documents). One part is the “past research statement” (1000 words max). This should summarize the applicant’s main research activities to date. The second part is the “future research statement” (500 words max). This should summarize the applicant’s plans for research activities over the next 5 years (i.e., if given a generous startup package what does the applicant envision for their work? What questions does the applicant want to tackle?). 

Teaching statement: The teaching statement (1000 words max) should include a summary of the applicant’s teaching style in (formal courses) and out (mentoring, supervision) the classroom. The applicant should mention the types of courses they would be excited to teach.  

Diversity statement: The diversity statement (500 words max) should describe the applicant’s efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion and belonging in psychological science/academia, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.

Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled. For questions please contact Jessica Hermann, Senior Administrative Assistant, Jessica.hermann@yale.edu.

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