Assistant Professor – Computational Basis of Behavior (Department of Psychology)

University of California San Diego

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Professor

Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $99,100-$121,700. ​​
The posted UC Academic salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2023-24-academic-salary-scales.html) set the minimum pay as determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t1.pdf).
The base salary range, from the salary table, for this position is $74,600-$97,200. ​
“Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions, qualifications, and experience. ​
​Additional UCSD salary information can be found here: https://aps.ucsd.edu/compensation/apo-salary.html Application Window

Open date: September 26, 2023

Next review date: Tuesday, Nov 7, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Psychology (psychology.ucsd.edu) within the School of Social Sciences at UC San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position focused on computational and theoretical mechanisms of behavior and/or its neural bases, with an anticipated start date of July 1st, 2024.

We seek candidates interested in understanding behavior through mathematical models, computer simulations, novel approaches to information processing, and/or integration with large-scale neurodynamics, including those with solely theoretical research programs.

The selected candidate will be responsible for establishing a rigorous, high-quality research program that complements existing departmental strengths in Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and/or Social Psychology. Additional responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses and mentoring students within the Department of Psychology, as well as participating in department and university service.

The Department of Psychology is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are especially interested in candidates who possess a commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion in an academic setting.

Department: https://psychology.ucsd.edu/

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