Philosophy of mind
The Berlin School of Mind and Brain invites applications for a three-year Postdoc position at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, starting on 1 February 2008.
Area of specialization: Philosophy of Mind or Philosophy and Neuroscience.
Area of competence: Philosophy of Science, Neuroscience and/or Psychology.
A focus on one of the school’s main research topics âˆ’ ‘conscious and unconscious perception’, ‘decision-making’, ‘language’, ‘brain plasticity and lifespan ontogeny’, or ‘brain disorders and mental dysfunction’ âˆ’ is desirable.
The Berlin School of Mind and Brain was established in November 2006 and is funded by the national Initiative for Excellence. Its research focus lies at the interface of the humanities and behavioral sciences with neurosciences. The innovative teaching program provides lectures from all the fields relevant for mind/brain-related research such as neurophysiology, cognitive sciences, philosophy, and neuroimaging.
The successful candidate is expected to pursue a project at the interface between philosophy and neuroscience. He or she will be a member of the Berlin School of Mind and Brain and of the Institute of Philosophy at Humboldt-Universität. He or she will be expected to teach at Master and PhD level (four courses per year) and participate in the school’s activities.
The application package should include:
- Letter of interest
- Project outline
- Proof of the candidate’s doctoral degree (Xeroxes only!)
- Two letters of recommendation (in the original)
Applications received within four weeks after publication will be assured full consideration. The code number for this position is: DR/077/07. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Candidates are requested to send a hardcopy of their application package to: Annette Winkelmann, M.A., Managing Director, Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, D-10099 Berlin, or email a PDF version to annette.winkelmann-please remove this firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annette Winkelmann, +49 30 20931706, annette.winkelmann-please remove this email@example.com, http://www.mind-and-brain.de
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin School of Mind and Brain
Postdoc Position “Philosophy of Mind” (full-time post, public service salary level BAT-O IIa AnwTV HU)
Code number: DR/077/07
Publication date: 12 December 2007