29 March 2010

Seven 18-month postdoc positions

Deadline: 13 April 2010

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Berlin School of Mind and Brain / CILS
Postdoc Position Stipends (full-time positions, 2100 € p.c.m.)

The newly established Center (CILS) invites applications for seven 18-month Postdoc positions at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, starting on 1 May 2010. The successful candidates are expected to pursue one of seven designated projects in an interdisciplinary research environment during the 18 months - an extension is possible but depends on additional funding.

The respective areas of specification for the different projects are (for more details see www.cils.info):   

(1) Food-Related Decision Making and Genetics (anthropology, social sciences)

(2) Communicating Brains and Communicating Cultures (neuroimaging, psychology, ethnology, sociology)

(3) Quantifying Willpower (cognitive neuroscience, social psychology)

(4) Social Decision Making (cognitive science, theoretical biology)

(5) Evolution and Behavioral Game Theory (theoretical biology, psychology, economics)

(6) Neurobiology of Aggression (neuroscience, anthropology)   

(7) Theory of Mind Revisited (philosophy, developmental psychology)

The Center for Integrative Life-Sciences has a highly interdisciplinary research focus. Candidates should have experience in interdisciplinary work within one of the center’s main research areas:

  • Action and Decision-making   
  • Conditions of Cooperation: Perspective Taking, Empathy, Communication
  • Norms, Conventions, Institutions   

The application package should include:

  • Letter of interest
  • CV
  • Proof of the candidate’s doctoral degree (Xeroxes only!)
  • Two letters of recommendation (in the original)

Applications received within three weeks after publication of this advertisement (13 April 2010) will be assured full consideration. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates are requested to e-mail a PDF version to:
anna.strasser-please remove this text-@hu-berlin.de