Job Vacancy

John Paisley J.M.Paisley at
Tue Aug 1 07:17:46 EST 1995


                      DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

         Assistant Professorships in Cognitive neuroscience, 
              neural networks or behavioural ecology 

Applications from suitably qualified and experienced scientists are invited for 
two lectureships in this enthusiastic and expanding department. Candidates 
should have a good honours degree, a doctorate, knowledge of computing and 
multivariate data analysis, and a record of research activity in published 
papers and research support. Applicants who will contribute to three of our 
areas of research: cognitive, sensory and systems neuroscience, 
neural network computing, and behavioural ecology are particularly encouraged.
Excellent research facilities and support will be provided. Salary will 
be on the Lecturer Grade A/B Scale (to GBP26,430), at a position determined 
by qualifications and experience. 

The Department of Psychology at Newcastle is broadly-based and rapidly growing.
All undergraduate courses offered by the Department are heavily over-subscribed
and the Department's postgraduate research community is the fastest growing of 
any in the university. Staff have research programs in cognitive neuroscience, 
behavioural ecology, and applied, occupational, health, social and cognitive 
psychology. The Department is also the home of the Neural Systems Group, an 
interdisciplinary centre for research in sensory, systems, computational and 
cognitive neuroscience, and neural network computing. The members of the Neural 
Systems Group are drawn from the Departments of Psychology, Physiological 
Sciences and the School of Neurosciences. Further details of the department and 
the Neural Systems Group can be found on the WWW at

No forms of application will be issued. Applications should take the form of a 
covering letter and three copies of the applicant's full curriculum vitae, 
with details of present salary and the names and addresses of three referees.
Informal enquiries may be made to Prof. Malcolm Young (0191-222-7525, 
mpy%crunch at Applications should be sent to: the Director of 
Personnel, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU.

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