The Cognitive Science Department of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
anticipates one or more openings beginning in Fall 2003, rank open.
We are seeking candidates who have a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science or
one of its contributing disciplines (i.e., AI/Computer Science,
Psychology, Education/Educational Technology, Philosophy/Logic, or
The Cognitive Science Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
specializes in four areas: Machine & Human Reasoning, Computational
Cognitive Modeling, Cognitive Engineering, and Perception & Action.
The ideal candidate will bridge two of these areas or one of these
and a supporting area (e.g., AI/Natural Language Processing,
Educational Psychology/Technology, and Cognitive Neuroscience. Joint
appointments with the Department of Computer Science, and/or the
Department of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems, are possible.
A record of (or strong potential for) external funding is expected,
and evidence of teaching skills and multi-disciplinary interests is
highly desirable. Rank, again, is open.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the oldest technological university
in the U.S., is located in historic Troy NY, in the Hudson River
Valley, approximately 5 miles N of Albany, NY. It is 3-hrs south of
Montreal, 2.5-hrs west of Boston, and 2-hrs north of New York City,
to which Amtrak runs on high-speed track that should soon shorten the
trip even further. The Albany area is notable for many things,
including its affordable housing, cultural events (e.g., the famed
Saratoga Performing Arts Center), and proximity to outdoor recreation
(e.g., hiking/skiing in the Adirondack, White, Green, and Berkshire
The Cognitive Science Department is a new department that anticipates
taking its first class of doctoral students in the Fall of 2003.
Department faculty have excellent ties with faculty in the
human-computer interaction program, decision sciences, and computer
science. Labs that bridge department boundaries encourage these ties.
Applications will be evaluated starting on December 1, 2002, and will
continue until a suitable candidate is found. A vita, three letters
of recommendation, a brief statement of research and teaching
interests, and copies of relevant preprints/reprints should be sent
to: Cognitive Search Committee, c/o Wayne Gray - Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute, 110 8th Street, Troy, New York 12180-3590
Wayne D. Gray; Professor of Cognitive Science
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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