Assistant Professor position at the University of Neuchâtel

The University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor (tenure track) of Information and Communication Sciences.

Job description: The successful candidate will teach various courses at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, in the Institute of Language and Communication Sciences (Cognitive Science Centre). He / she will conduct high-level international research and show an interest in reasoning, argumentative, and/or persuasive phenomenon in communication processes. He / she will also supervise Master’s and PhD dissertations.

Requirements: Applicants must hold a doctorate in a relevant discipline, and have strong teaching skills. A good understanding of some of the disciplines involved in the Bachelor and Master degrees will be considered an advantage (social psychology, communication sciences, linguistics, comparative psychology, etc.). Courses will be taught in French at the BA level and English at the MA level. Preferred candidates have an extensive experience in research oriented in cognitive science and have a particular interest in experimental methods and statistics.

Starting date: August 2017 – or upon agreement.

Application deadline: February, 28th, 2017.

Applications should be uploaded onto (ref. FLSH-SIC) in the form of a single pdf file including a motivation letter, a CV documenting full teaching and research experience, a list of publications, and copies of diplomas. The candidate is also invited to present a statement (three pages max.) of teaching and research interests, his / her scientific vision in the domain, and projects that he / she anticipates developing at Neuchâtel. The applicant is requested to ask three experts in the field to send letters of recommendation to the Head of the Hiring Committee, Professor Fabrice Clément (

Information: Further information may be obtained by contacting the Head of the Hiring Committee prof. Fabrice Clément ( or the Dean of the Faculty (, as well as by visiting the Faculty website at:

The University of Neuchâtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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