|Location:||Aarhus - Denmark|
|Placed On:||26th August 2021|
|Closes:||20th September 2021|
School of Culture and Society at Aarhus University invites applications for the position of associate professor of cognition and culture based at the Interacting Minds Centre.
The appointment is full time and tenured and begins on 1 April 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. In its pursuit of academic excellence, the Faculty of Arts is committed to creating an inclusive working environment and therefore encourages all qualified candidates to apply, regardless of personal background, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, ethnicity etc.
Place of employment: Jens Chr. Skous Vej 3-7, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.
The Interacting Minds Centre (https://interactingminds.au.dk) is an interdisciplinary research centre at Aarhus University studying culture, communication and interaction from the perspectives of the humanities and the social, biological and cognitive sciences. The Department of Linguistics, Cognitive Science and Semiotics (https://cc.au.dk/en/about-the-school/departments/linguistics-cognitive-science-and-semiotics/) offers BSc and MSc programmes in cognitive science, as well as elective programmes in social and cultural cognition. These programmes include courses on cultural dynamics and social cognition, cognitive neuroscience, computational modelling of behaviour and cognition, language and communication, human-computer interaction, applied cognitive science, and the philosophy of cognitive science.
The Interacting Minds Centre at Aarhus University has a pronounced and significant international profile and a robust research network. This includes major funded research projects on culture, cognition and interaction as they relate to mental health, art, play, learning, literature, and the COVID-19 pandemic. The Interacting Minds Centre also houses a research laboratory infrastructure, including fNIRS, EEG, motion tracking and mobile eye tracking devices.
We are looking for an applicant who can contribute to research, teaching and supervision duties in more than one of these areas, and who can contribute to the development of our academic programmes.
The successful applicant will be expected to:
20 September 2021
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