Employment

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Cognitive Psychology

The Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Psychology, beginning July 1, 2015. We seek applicants whose research examines language learning, at any time scale, and/or bilingualism. The ideal candidate will contribute to our emerging emphasis in experience- dependent change. Applicants should demonstrate a record of research excellence using methodological approaches involving human behavior, neuroimaging, and/or computational modeling.

Applicants should be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. The Ph.D. degree is required at time of hire. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Review of completed applications begins October 10, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing research and teaching interests, their curriculum vitae, reprints and preprints, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation provided, all using the following link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00159. Questions about the position should be directed to Professor Christine Chiarello, Chair, Cognitive Area Search Committee, at christine.chiarello@ucr.edu.

The Riverside campus of the University of California is growing rapidly and has an excellent psychology department with a strong record of success in research, teaching and extramural funding. For information on the Department of Psychology, see our web site at: www.psych.ucr.edu. The campus is centrally located in Southern California, about 50 miles east of Los Angeles and less than an hour's drive from the area's mountains, deserts and beaches. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Postdoctoral Position in Gene-Environment Interplay of Aging, posted September 2014

A post-doctoral position is available on an NIA-funded project on gene-environment interplay of social contexts and aging outcomes at the University of California - Riverside (UCR). This project includes data on multiple longitudinal twin studies of aging, including measured environments and GWAS data. The focus of the UCR site is on longitudinal methods and models of gene-environment interplay. This position is ideal for highly motivated individuals with an interest in working with a multidisciplinary and international group of collaborators. Qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Psychology or another relevant field (genetics, bioinformatics, or statistics) and a strong background in behavioral genetics and statistics. Preference will be given to qualified applicants with skills in large database management and statistical programming. The position is available immediately and review will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a cover letter and CV and also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Dr. Chandra Reynolds (chandra.reynolds@ucr.edu).

The University of California, Riverside is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.