Associate Professor B in Interdisciplinary Centre for the Artificial Mind (iCAM)

Gold Coast, Australia
16 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the position

Bond University is establishing the Interdisciplinary Centre for the Artificial Mind (iCAM) an ambitious research centre devoted to the analysis of the mind’s development across the lifespan and in interaction with artificial environments (robots, virtual/augmented/mixed reality).  iCAM is based in the School of Psychology and the Faculty of Society & Design, with an interdisciplinary focus it is attracting an international team of researchers in the areas of Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychology, Mathematics and Engineering.

Bond University’s School of Psychology has established itself as a leader in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research, offering a number of study options. With nationally and internationally recognised psychology academics, our research facilities cater to a wide range of areas including clinical and organisational psychology, social psychology, health psychology and human cognition.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated candidate to make a significant contribution to the research effort and outcomes of iCAM and the wider School and Faculty.  The appointee will contribute to collaborative scientific projects with national and international universities, industry partners, and participate in bilateral contracts.  This senior position assumes an active lead in securing research funding and publishing the highest quality and impactful research outputs.

About the person:

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in cognitive or computer sciences, or artificial intelligence, or a related field. They will have expertise in EEG and BESA systems and possess a demonstrated record of publishing the highest quality research in internationally peer-reviewed publications.

Candidates must have capacity to work as part of a team, develop and maintain good relationships with colleagues and peers, excellent writing and pedagogical skills, as well as the capacity and drive to attract significant funding through collaborative projects.

The Faculty of Society & Design offers a multi- discipline environment and we seek a colleague who will thrive in such a context.

Salary details:

Bond University offers a vibrant international campus with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to): competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of fitness centre, use of library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site.

The commencing salary for this appointment is $140 319 plus superannuation.  Salary packaging is available for eligible candidates.

Additional information:

Position related enquiries can be directed to the Head of School, Professor Irini Giannopulu on +61 7 5595 2673 or or Executive Dean, Professor Derek Carson at +61 7 5595 2503 or

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description.

Applications will be submitted online via the Careers at Bond University candidate portal. Please follow the 'How to apply' instructions provided. All candidates will be required to register prior to submitting an application.

Applications must include:

  • A one page summary of past research, publications and relevant qualifications; and
  • A two page summary of research projects relative to iCAM research areas.

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Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Employment Contract (BEC)

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer.