A position as professor/associate professor in cognitive psychology is vacant at the Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø.
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We are looking for a colleague who is interested in (1) building a clear, high quality research profile supported with externally solicited funding and (2) developing new collaborations with colleagues in the Department of Psychology through planning, implementing and further developing both research and education within the field of cognitive psychology.
Teaching responsibilities will follow the relevant curriculum with specific obligation for covering cognitive psychology. Supervision of bachelor/master students, clinical psychology students and PhD students in his/her discipline can also be expected as well as teaching methodology, and other related fields. All academic positions have administrative tasks and joint responsibilities for academic matters together with other academic staff at the Department.
We seek an ambitious and enthusiastic candidate with a clear research profile in the field of cognitive psychology whose scientific work has an emphasis on thinking (e.g. knowledge representation, metacognition, language, decision-making, problem-solving) ), learning (memory, instruction in diverse contexts, attrition, learning strategies), and/or motivation (e.g. self-regulation) though other areas within the field are also of interest. Experience with multiple paradigms and research methods is highly valued for this position, along with familiarity with theory development.
Importance shall be attached to personal suitability for the position and motivations. In articular, we are looking for a productive candidate who is analytical, a resourceful and flexible doer, motivated by research synergies, collaborative, interested in advancing their own and others’ career trajectories, and service-minded.
You must have acquired basic skills in planning, conducting, evaluating and developing teaching and guidance.
- Interesting work tasks.
- Active research groups.
- Good career opportunities.
- A strong academic environment with dedicated colleagues.
- Varied opportunities to teach and work with students.
- A large degree of independence in work.
- Flexible working hours and a state collective agreement.
- Pension scheme through the state pension fund.
- The remuneration for Professor is in accordance with the State salary scale code 1013. The remuneration for Associate Professor is in accordance with the State salary scale code 1011.
- A compulsory contribution of 2 % to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund will be deducted.
Deadline: 19th April 2020.
- For scientific questions: Tove Irene Dahl, mail: email@example.com, phone: 77 64 54 56.
- Head of department Ingunn Skre, mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: 77 64 54 46.
- Head of office Trine D. Krane, mail: email@example.com, phone: 77 64 59 49.