Postdoctoral Position in Cognitive Psychology, Wesleyan University

Postdoctoral Position in Cognitive Psychology

Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT

A two-year postdoctoral research and teaching fellowship is available in the Psychology Department at Wesleyan University. The postdoctoral fellow will work with Dr. Hilary Barth and Dr. Andrea Patalano on behavioral studies related to perceiving and understanding time, space, number, and probability. We seek an outstanding scientist with a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology or related area. Both computational modeling strength and interest in mentoring undergraduates in computational methods are requirements for this position. The fellow will teach two courses per year: one small undergraduate course in computational methods for understanding mind/brain, and a second course (which could consist of a workshop series to support faculty skill development or training of exceptional undergraduates involved in research). 


Wesleyan University is a selective liberal arts institution with faculty engaged in well-funded and cutting edge research, and an equal opportunity employer who welcomes applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to Antonio Farias, PhD, Chief Diversity Officer, 860-685-3927. The start date for this position is July 1, 2015 (though later start dates can be considered). To apply, please forward curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests and experience, and two letters of reference to Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.