Assistant Prof. position in Cognitive Science, Simon Fraser University

Maite Taboada mtaboada at
Mon Oct 18 23:10:04 UTC 2004

(Apologies for cross-postings. On-line job ad also available: )
Job Opportunity: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cognitive Science

The Cognitive Science Program at Simon Fraser University in Greater
Vancouver invites applications for a tenure-track position at the
Assistant Professor level. A Ph.D. in Cognitive Science, or in
Computing Science, Linguistics, Philosophy, Psychology or related area
is required, with a strong commitment to excellence in research and
teaching. Area of specialization must be such that Linguistics,
Philosophy or Psychology fit as the home department. Preference will
be given to candidates in interdisciplinary areas. However, the
overall innovation and promise of the candidate's work will be
considered as important as any specific area.

Simon Fraser University ( ) is consistently one of the top-
ranked universities in Canada, and is in an exciting phase of rapid
growth and expansion. The Cognitive Science Program
( ) currently has over 50 undergraduate
majors, and is poised for growth with the recent hiring of a Canada
Research Chair. The Cognitive Science Program is administered jointly
by an interdisciplinary Steering Committee, with its home in the
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Simon Fraser University is
situated on Burnaby Mountain in Greater Vancouver.

Vancouver thrives as a scenic waterfront city located just minutes
away from the mountains and a wide range of outdoor activities.
Vancouver's cultural and intellectual pursuits, leisure
opportunities, favorable climate, and clean and safe environment are
consistently cited as quality of life factors that make it one of the
most desirable places in the world to live and work.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser
University is committed to employment equity and encourages
applications from all qualified women and men, including visible
minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2004. All positions
are subject to budgetary approval.

To apply, send a curriculum vitae, evidence of research
productivity, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

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Cognitive Science Program, c/o Philosophy Dept.
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6

info-cogsci at

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