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COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE FACULTY POSITION:

The Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University – Bloomington seeks to fill a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) to begin August 2014. Applicants for this position must have a doctorate, a strong record of publication, and the potential for research funding. The applicant's research should focus on theoretical and computational approaches to understand neurobiological processes at any one or several levels of organization, ranging from individual neurons to circuits to systems interactions. Problem areas include models of complex brain networks, neural coding, learning and plasticity, development, dynamic brain activity, or relations between brain and behavior. Candidates with an integrated research program combining computational modeling and empirical neuroscience research are strongly encouraged to apply. The department is highly integrative, and we would be especially interested in researchers whose interests complement existing strengths in cognitive neuroscience, social neuroscience, cellular and systems neuroscience, cognitive science, network science, developmental psychology, and clinical psychology. Teaching responsibilities will include courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their applications at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/350.

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Dr. William P. Hetrick, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology and Brain Sciences, psychair@indiana.edu with “Computational Neuroscience Search” in the subject line.

Review of all applications will begin on November 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The Department is committed to increasing faculty diversity and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups, sexual minorities, and from people with disabilities. Information about the department and the university is available at http://psych.indiana.edu/opportunities.php

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LAB COORDINATOR:

The computational cognition and learning lab at the Psychological and Brain Sciences Department of Indiana University is currently seeking a part-time (15-30 hours) research coordinator to conduct and coordinate research with young children. The research in the lab studies how children learn about the world.

Candidates should have: a bachelor's degree and experience in interacting with very young children, an ability to work with a team. Experience or degree in related scientific field or discipline, or work in a research lab of any kind is a plus but not required. Candidate must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills, computer literacy, willingness to learn new computer skills, the ability to work independently, and keen to detail. Applicants must enjoy working with infants, toddlers and their parents. A general interest and working knowledge in behavioral science research lab in psychology and cognitive science is encouraged.

To apply, email your resume & cover letter outlining your interests, qualifications, and how the position fits with you to chenyu@indiana.edu.

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR:

This position offers a unique opportunity to provide leadership for clinical science practicum training and intervention research at the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University. We are seeking an individual with training and clinical experience in evidence-based intervention techniques and a commitment to intervention development, implementation, and outcome assessment. A strong interest in translational research and practice with a focus on moving interventions from the lab/clinic to the community is desirable. Responsibilities will include: 1) supervision of predoctoral psychology students in clinical training, 2) development of community outreach for training and clinical research activities, 3) teaching clinical courses in the Department; 4) fostering development of externally funded clinical research initiatives. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology; licensure in the State of Indiana (eligible), training and clinical experience in evidence based services; clinical supervisory experience; interest in university level teaching; and evidence of research potential. This will be a full time non-tenure track, faculty appointment beginning. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.

The Clinical Science Program at Indiana University is nationally recognized for an emphasis on translational research on mechanisms and intervention. Research is highly integrative, often involving methods from cognitive science, neuroscience, behavioral genetics, social and developmental psychology. The University is located in Bloomington, Indiana, a university city which offers an exceptional cultural, educational and recreational environment.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their applications at: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/587

Review of all applications will begin on October 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The Department is committed to increasing faculty diversity and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial, and cultural groups, sexual minorities, and from people with disabilities.