Cognitive Science Department Assistant Professor Position Openning

One Assistant Professor Position open in METU Cognitive Science until filled March 2019

Middle East Technical University Cognitive Science department seeks applicants for assistant professorship position (Dr. Öğretim Üyesi) in Cognitive Science. Eligible candidates must be Turkish citizens. Benefits (lodging, start up grants, kindergarten etc.) are potentially available if eligible and desired.

Candidates must hold a PhD in cognitive science or one of the fields in cognitive science, including computer science, computer engineering, linguistics, philosophy and psychology. Other candidates can be considered if they have a strong international research record in cognitive science.

Candidates must have a strong research record in modeling of large to massive data in an area within or closely related to cognitive science.  Duties include publishing high quality research, teaching two courses per term, advising MSc students in the department for thesis and graduation projects, advising PhD students if there is track record of having advised MSc theses earlier, participation in department’s activities and committees, seeking grant applications for research in cognitive science nationwide and internationally, and efforts to establish laboratories for research.  The department has granted 131 MSc theses and 28 PhDs in the last twenty years.

A search committee will evaluate the applications; final appointment approval pending on university and YÖK decision. For consideration please contact cogs@metu.edu.tr with research portfolio and cover letter.