Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Cognitive Psychology, The University at Albany, State University of New York

Jan 10, 2023 | Faculty positions, Job Postings

The University at Albany, State University of New York, seeks an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Cognitive Psychology. The new hire will be a member of the UAlbany AI Institute. The successful candidate will provide evidence of expertise in AI and address how AI is integral to their research program. The research area for this position is open, and we encourage applications from all scholars with interests and backgrounds related to Cognitive Psychology or Cognitive Neuroscience, including applicants from related fields.

We are especially interested in applicants who could build on the Cognitive Area’s existing strengths in vision and visual cognition, memory, attention, language, problem-solving, and/or decision-making, while also developing an independent and fundable research program that broadens the scope of the Area. We welcome applications from researchers who use a variety of methodological approaches, which could include computational modeling, behavioral experiments, eye tracking, electrophysiology (e.g., EEG), virtual reality, or advanced statistical or machine learning approaches for understanding behavioral and/or neural data.

Also, we are especially interested in applicants who have research interests that overlap with the new Albany Artificial Intelligence (AI) Institute. The AI Institute brings together scholars who develop, apply, and study AI methods from many perspectives and includes faculty from 27 Departments, including Psychology, Philosophy, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Public Health. The successful applicant will join a growing, active, and collaborative community of Cognitive Psychologists and Cognitive Neuroscientists to establish an innovative research program and to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentorship that fosters diversity and inclusion.

The position is open until filled, and the review of applications begins on January 18, 2023. Full details and instructions are available here: