Institute of Cognitive Science
Summer
2019 Contract Instructor Positions

  1. The following courses will be assigned to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, or visiting scholars. These courses are not open for applications but the department will contact the most senior incumbent to review their rights under Article 17.6 of the CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement.

CGSC 1001A: Mysteries of the Mind [0.5 credit]: Spring 2019 (May/June)
Mysteries of the Mind
Challenges faced in understanding the mind, and some of the approaches cognitive science has brought to bear on them. Topics may include the nature of knowledge, how we learn, the extent to which human thinking is rational, biases in thinking, and evolutionary influences on cognition.
Lectures six hours per week.

CGSC 1001B: Mysteries of the Mind [0.5 credit]: Summer 2019 (July/August)
Mysteries of the Mind
Challenges faced in understanding the mind, and some of the approaches cognitive science has brought to bear on them. Topics may include the nature of knowledge, how we learn, the extent to which human thinking is rational, biases in thinking, and evolutionary influences on cognition.
Lectures six hours per week.

CGSC 2001A: Introduction to Cognitive Science [0.5 credit]: Summer 2019 (July/Aug)
Introduction to Cognitive Science
An integrated background of the discipline of Cognitive Science, with an historical overview (1940’s onward) and examination of the extent to which the discipline has assimilated the collective knowledge of contributing disciplines (e.g., psychology, philosophy, linguistics, artificial intelligence and neuroscience).
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing or permission of the Institute.
Lectures six hours a week

2. Courses Available to teach by Contract Instructors pursuant to Article 16 of the CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement:

  • None for the Summer of 2019