The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a postdoctoral or more senior research position in Computational Cognitive Science, under the direction of Tom Griffiths. Ph.D. is required. Applicants should have a background in cognitive science or a related discipline such as computer science or psychology, with a research agenda focused on using mathematical, computational, and behavioral methods to understand the nature of intelligence. The focus of the research project will be exploring applications of metalearning to understanding human cognition and creating more human-like machine learning systems. Applications will be evaluated on the basis of the applicant's previous accomplishments and their fit with ongoing research projects. Apply at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/29981 and submit a current curriculum vitae and a description of research interests and possible future directions in the lab (not to exceed one page). Contact information for three referees, who will be asked to comment specifically on your qualifications for the proposed research project. Referees will be contacted directly by email. Review of applications will begin on April 30, 2023. This is a one-year term appointment with the possibility of renewal based on funding and satisfactory performance. Anticipated start date is September 1, 2023.
This position is subject to the University's background check policy.