Cognitive Science Research Fellowships at Macquarie University

Two fixed-term three-year research fellowships are available in the Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University. One appointment will be made at Level A (Associate Lecturer), the other at Level A or Level B (Lecturer). The appointees will be outstanding researchers and will build strength in emerging interdisciplinary research fields in the Department. While the areas of research specialization are open, areas of special focus are: hearing and cognition; autism and developmental disorders; memory and aging; and computational neurology and computational neuroscience.

The level of appointment will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

Package: Academic Level A, base salary from $62,526.00 – $84,193.00 p.a.; Academic Level B, base salary from $88,741.00 – $104,996.00 p.a. plus 17% employer’s superannuation and annual leave loading.

Appointment Type: Full-time, fixed-term for 3 years available now.

Specific Role Enquiries: Specific enquiries related to this position should be directed to Lesley McKnight on or +61-2-9850-9599.

Applications Close: 11:55pm Sunday 22nd September August 2013, Australian Eastern Standard Time

For more details, please refer to the Macquarie University jobs page.



Hello. My name's Jon Brock. I'm a Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer at the ARC Centre for Cognition and its Disorders and the Departments of Cognitive Science and Psychology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. My research focuses on cognitive and neural mechanisms involved in developmental disorders including autism, Williams syndrome, and Down syndrome. Publications can be downloaded here. My CV (pdf) can be downloaded here. As well as this blog, I've also written for the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, the Thinking Person's Guide to Autism, and The Conversation. Translations of some of my posts can be found on the Spanish-language website Autismo Diario. This blog is for interest only and should not be seen as a substitute for professional advice. Opinions expressed are my own (at the time of writing).

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