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Employment opportunities can be posted by SNE members and will be listed for a maximum of one month or until the position is filled.  Please contact the individual institutions directly for more information.

Postdoc or PhD Position in Decision Neuroscience at Erasmus University Rotterdam

Reference: ERIM PhD RSM 2018 MKT CN

Abstract: At the Erasmus Center for Neuroeconomics we are offering a PhD or Postdoc position. We seek outstanding applicants whose research interests lie at the intersection of psychology, economics, marketing and neuroscience and who are interested in studying the brain mechanisms that underlie judgement and decision-making. Particular interests of our group are the neural underpinnings of persuasive messaging, social influences on choice, dishonesty, emotion regulation and self-control, and the role of neurotransmitters and hormones in such decisions. For the current project, we are especially looking for applicants who have experience with innovative fMRI methods, most notably multi-voxel pattern analysis (MVPA), or multivariate approaches to EEG data analyses, and who would be interested in applying these techniques to study (real-world) choice behaviour. Candidates with a less technical focus and a more general interest in how neuroscience can inform decision-making are also invited to apply.

Topic: We seek to understand and predict choice from neural activity in response to for example money, products, and persuasive messages. In particular, we focus on linking neural measures obtained from individuals to real market-level choice data. In general, however, candidates have a large say in the precise focus of their project.

Approach: The preferred methodology is fMRI, in particular applying innovative techniques such as multi-voxel pattern analysis (MVPA) and representational similarity analysis (RSA), as well as neural reliability (inter-subject correlations in neural activity). Experience with and interest in applying these advanced techniques is a definite plus. In addition to fMRI, we use EEG, facial coding, eye-tracking and behavioural measures in our research. Experience with at least one of these methods is required.

Cooperation: The PhD student/Postdoc will be a member of The Erasmus Center for Neuroeconomics (ECN), which is hosted by the Marketing Department of the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. This position will be jointly supervised by Prof. Ale Smidts and Dr. Maarten Boksem. The Erasmus Center for Neuroeconomics is dedicated to conducting cutting-edge interdisciplinary research in decision neuroscience, and hosts the Erasmus Behavioural Lab which provides an excellent infrastructure for conducting behavioural, EEG/ERP, eye-tracking, facial coding and hormone-administration experiments. In addition, the Center has access to multiple MRI scanners located the Erasmus Medical Center. The Department of Marketing is home of leading researchers in consumer behaviour and judgment and decision making, and experts in marketing modelling, computer science and econometrics. Opportunities exist for funding a research stay abroad at an excellent institute in the third year of the PhD.

Required Profile: Successful candidates must have a relevant Masters degree (and PhD degree for the postdoc position), either with a background in cognitive neuroscience/cognitive psychology/biological psychology, with a definite interest of applying their knowledge to the field of decision-making, or with a background in behavioural economics/econometrics/psychology, with a definitive interest in using neuroscience methods. Candidates with a background in statistics or computer science, with a definitive interest in decision-making and neuroscience are also strongly invited to apply. The Postdoc position is for a period of 3 years, the PhD position for a period of 4 years but can be extended to 5 years if budget allows.

How to Apply: Interested PhD candidates can apply through the ERIM website.  Interested Postdoc candidates can apply by sending their CV, motivation letter and names of three references to Annette Bartels .

For more information about these positions, please contact Ale Smidts or Maarten Boksem .

Postdoctoral position in neuroscience of social decision making University of Zurich, Switzerland

The Laboratory for Social and Neural Systems Research (Group Leaders: E. Fehr, T. Hare, C. Ruff, K. E. Stephan, P. Tobler, C. Alós-Ferrer) at the University of Zurich invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher position in the context of a project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Christian Ruff and other SNS Lab researchers on the neuro-computational basis of human social decision making, using cutting-edge multimodal neuroimaging techniques.

The SNS Lab is a research center at the University of Zurich that investigates the principles underlying social and neuronal systems (http://www.sns.uzh.ch/en.html). The lab brings together scientists from the social and natural sciences (incl. neuroscience, economics, psychology, computer science, and physics) to study mechanistic links between neuronal circuits, human behavior and social interactions, using a combination of brain imaging methods, neuro-modulation techniques (brain stimulation and neuropharmacology), behavioral experiments and computational approaches. A single custom-built unit hosts multiple state-of-the-art facilities that are fully dedicated to research. These facilities include a Philips Achieva 3T MRI scanner as well as laboratories for transcranial magnetic and electric stimulation, psychophysics, behavioral group studies, peripheral and autonomic neurophysiology and pharmacology. Additionally, we have access to a 7T high-field human MRI facility.

Candidates should hold (or expect) a good PhD degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., psychology, neuroscience, economics, computer science, or physics) and have published work using human neuroimaging methods. An interest in computational modelling of behavior and/or neural data would be advantageous. The position is available from September 1, 2018 and for a duration of several years (yearly rolling renewal, annual salary CHF 85,000). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; the first review of applications will be in early June 2018.

Applications should be sent electronically and include a CV (incl. full publication list), copies of all relevant degrees, a statement of interest, and the names and email addresses of two referees. Please send these materials to  with “postdoc social decision making” in the email subject line.

Contact address:
Prof. Dr. Christian Ruff
E-mail: (for informal inquiries)

E-mail: (for applications)

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Neural Science, New York University

Description: The Glimcher Lab at the Center for Neural Science at New York University is seeking an accomplished and motivated postdoctoral researcher to study the neural basis of valuation and decision making in non-human primates. This new NIH-funded project follows from our recent NHP and human studies on canonical computations in value coding and their relationship to optimal choice behavior. The main goal of this work is to examine how statistical regularities in the environment drive adaptive neural responses in decision-related circuits and influence choice behavior. This research will be supervised by Prof. Paul Glimcher, PhD, and Prof. Kenway Louie, MD PhD, and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their own research questions within this conceptual and experimental framework.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in neuroscience or a related field is required. Previous experience in neurophysiology, monkey behavior, computational modeling, and MATLAB proficiency is a plus. However, all enthusiastic, curious and ambitious candidates with a doctoral degree are encouraged to apply.

Contact: Please send a brief letter of interest describing how your current experience, skills, and future goals align with this position, along with an up-to-date C.V. and contact information for three references. For any additional information, contact .

Application link: https://apply.interfolio.com/50154

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

In neuroeconomics/social neuroscience. Institut of Cognitive Science, Lyon, France. Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position to study decision making, motivation and reward processing using fMRI in healthy subjects and patients with neurological or psychiatric disorders. The institute of Cognitive Science is located in Lyon, a thriving universitary city. The institute hosts an interdisciplinary community with access to several brain imaging facilities, such as one research-dedicated siemens scanner, one MEG, one TEP, EEG, TMS and other useful resources (http://www.labex-cortex.com/en/users/jean-claude-dreher). Candidates, preferably with fMRI experience, should send their CV, statement of research interests, and representative publications to Jean-Claude Dreher, Email: 

Research Technician position, Yale University

The Crockett Lab at Yale University invites applications for a full-time Research Technician position to begin in late summer/fall 2018 (start date flexible). We will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. We are looking for applicants interested in applying a computational approach to studying human morality, emotion, and decision-making and its neural basis. Our lab uses a range of methods including computational modeling, functional brain imaging and behavioral experiments online, in the lab and the field. Some of our current projects are investigating how social media impacts moral emotions and political behavior; the cognitive and neural mechanisms of dishonesty, hypocrisy, trust, and social influence; and social cognition in mental health disorders.

The Research Technician will contribute to all aspects of our lab’s research, including (1) programming experiments and collecting data for behavioral, online and fMRI studies; (2) analyzing data using practices geared toward fully reproducible science (e.g. GitHub, OSF); (3) developing secure databases for storing behavioral data, neuroimaging data, and big datasets scraped from social media; and (4) general lab computing support. The position is an excellent opportunity to gain multidisciplinary research experience tackling some of society’s most pressing problems, including incivility, disinformation, political polarization, and mental illness. The ideal candidate will be interested in ultimately pursuing graduate study in psychology, neuroscience, data science, or a related field, and will be able to make a two-year commitment.

Details of the position and application can be found here: http://www.crockettlab.org/join-us

Assistant or Associate Professor, Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and its Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior (CB3) invite applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in neuroimaging data processing/analysis to begin in August 2018. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, depending on experience and qualifications. The successful candidate must have expertise in data processing and analysis techniques specific to the large, complex data sets generated via neuroimaging methods. Expertise in techniques pertaining to functional MRI is a must, and those with expertise in the integration of data across modalities, including MRI (functional and structural), genetics, and fluid biomarkers, will be prioritized. In addition to participating as an active member of neuroscience research teams and offering consultation in data analysis techniques, responsibilities include maintaining an active research program aimed at advancing the techniques and algorithms used in neuroimaging data analysis, including pursuit of external funding, as well as teaching graduate courses.

A Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Educational Psychology, or related field is required. Applicants must have an outstanding record of research and evidence of excellent teaching and mentoring. Preference will be given to applicants with evidence of independent and collaborative extramural funding. The position will have resident faculty status in the interdisciplinary CB3 with a departmental tenure home dependent on candidate interest and background. CB3 is housed within 30,000 square feet of dedicated space in Memorial Stadium, constructed in collaboration with Nebraska Athletics. CB3 is also in close proximity to the Holland Computer Center. The facility’s centerpiece is a Siemens 3 Tesla Skyra scanner equipped with an MR-compatible 256-electrode high-density EEG system and an eye tracker. The center also features a salivary bioscience core facility, as well as several specialized laboratories, including NIRS, high-density EEG/ERP, eye tracking, psychophysiology, and genetics. This faculty member will be a valuable contributor to research efforts at CB3, where topics of inquiry include sports concussion; athletic performance; other traumatic brain injury; pediatric health and development; health behavior; somatosensory and motor function; political attitudes and behavior; and the heritability and neurological basis of impulsivity, emotion regulation, and decision-making as applicable to health-risk behavior and mental health. There will also be opportunities to connect to other major centers, programs and initiatives (e.g., Minority Health Disparities Initiative; Nebraska Center for Children, Youth, Families and Schools; Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium).

Review of applications will begin March 9, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. To be considered for the position, please go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition #F_180016, and click on “Apply to this job”. Candidates should attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and contact information for three letters of reference.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

http://cb3.unl.edu/

Assistant or Associate Professor, Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and its Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior (CB3) invite applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position focused on expertise in the use of biomarkers in research to begin in August 2018. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, depending on experience and qualifications. The successful candidate must have expertise in the use of fluid biomarkers to investigate relations between biological processes and behavior. Expertise in the use of salivary biomarkers is a must. Those with expertise in using a broader range of biomarkers (e.g., blood, hair, and/or urine) and integrating fluid biomarkers with neuroimaging will be prioritized.

Given the active involvement of CB3 in a unique research collaboration with University Athletics, candidates with experience using fluid biomarkers to address research questions pertaining to sports concussion and/or athletic performance are of particular interest. While not required, there is also great interest in candidates whose scholarship addresses theory-driven questions connecting to one or more CB3 topics of inquiry, including traumatic brain injury; pediatric health and development; health behavior; somatosensory and motor function; political attitudes and behavior; and the heritability and neurological basis of impulsivity, emotion regulation, and decision-making as applicable to health-risk behavior and mental health. Researchers with expertise to contribute to the advancement of biomarker measurement and discovery are also encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include maintaining an active research program, including pursuit of external funding, offering consultation in the use of biomarkers in research, and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses.

A Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience or related field is required. Applicants must have an outstanding record of research and evidence of excellent teaching and mentoring. Expertise in the use of salivary biomarkers to investigate relations between biological processes and behavior is essential. Preference will be given to applicants with evidence of independent and collaborative extramural funding.

The position will have resident faculty status in the interdisciplinary CB3 with a departmental tenure home dependent on candidate interest and background. CB3 is housed within 30,000 square feet of dedicated space in Memorial Stadium, constructed in collaboration with Nebraska Athletics. CB3 features salivary bioscience and MRI core facilities, as well as several specialized laboratories including NIRS, high-density EEG/ERP, eye tracking, psychophysiology, and genetics. This faculty member will be a valuable contributor to research efforts at CB3 and the Nebraska Athletic Performance Laboratory (NAPL), and have the opportunity to play a major role in collaborating with other faculty members and research scientists affiliated with the newly established Salivary Bioscience Laboratory (core facility). There will also be opportunities to connect to other major centers, programs and initiatives (e.g., Minority Health Disparities Initiative; Nebraska Center for Children, Youth, Families and Schools; Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium).

Review of applications will begin March 9, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. To be considered for the position, please go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition #F_180015, and click “Apply to this job”. Candidates should attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and contact information for three letters of reference.

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

http://cb3.unl.edu/

PhD Position in Decision Neuroscience at University of Geneva

The University of Geneva has a vacancy for a fully-funded PhD student in the field of Decision Neuroscience. We seek outstanding and highly motivated applicants with a strong interest in cognitive neurosciences, behavioral economics and/or reinforcement-learning, who could contribute to a project investigating some behavioral, computational and neural features of human economic decision-making.

Approach

Our approach typically combines behavioral experiments in healthy individuals, computational modeling and functional neuroimaging (fMRI). We also have strong interests in using other (neuro-)physiological measures (EEG, eye-tracking, skin-conductance, etc.) in our research. Exemplar publications can be found here: https://sites.google.com/site/maellebreton/home/publications

Scientific Environment

The position is offered at the Interfaculty Center for Affective Sciences, located in the Campus Biotech, in the beautiful city of Geneva, Switzerland. The candidate will be integrated to the Neurology & Imaging of Cognition group, led by Prof. Patrik Vuilleumier, and will contribute to a project investigating the neural underpinnings economic decision-making using methods from Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience, Psychology, and Economics. The daily supervision of the candidate will be provided by Dr. Maël Lebreton.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree (M.Sc) in Neuroscience, Psychology/Cognitive Sciences, (Behavioral) Economics, Computational Sciences, or another relevant discipline.
  • Strong interest in decision neurosciences, behavioral economics, reinforcement-learning.
  • Familiarity with and/or strong interest in behavioral laboratory-based experiments.
  • Familiarity with and/or strong interest in programming/data analysis/computational modelling (Matlab (preferred), Python, R…)
  • Proficiency in English and good writing skills. The campus Biotech is a very international working environment, so prior knowledge of French is not necessary. Yet interest in learning French would be a plus, as Geneva is a French-speaking province.
  • Experience with fMRI data collection and/or analysis would be a plus.

Duration/Application

  • This is a four-year position.
  • Ideal starting date is September 1st, 2018.
  • Application deadline is April 1st 2018;
  • Please submit applications electronically to Dr. Maël Lebreton and Prof. Patrik Vuilleumier via email: mael.lebreton@gmail.com and patrik.vuilleumier@unige.ch

Application Materials

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • 2 recommendation letters (to be submitted directly by references)
  • Any relevant publication

For further information, please contact Dr. Maël Lebreton, Senior Research Associate: mael.lebreton@gmail.com.

Post-Doctoral Fellow in decision neuroscience in Hong Kong

Bolton Chau’s lab at Hong Kong Polytechnic University is looking for a full-time postdoctoral fellow (one-year contract, renewable). The lab investigates the neural mechanisms of decision making and reinforcement learning, using a combination of human neuroimaging, behavioural testing and computational modelling methods. The project related to this position will focus on research questions including multi-option decision making, speed-accuracy tradeoff and sampling of decision information. Data of some experiments will be collected outside Hong Kong (most likely in Oxford, possibly in Japan or Australia). So the postdoc needs to be flexible in travelling.

Requirements
• PhD/DPhil holder in a related area, such as cognitive neuroscience, psychology, computer science and behavioural economics.
• Proficient in computer programming, e.g. Matlab, Python.
• Experienced in functional magnetic resonance imaging, electroencephalogram, neurostimulation, eye tracking or computational modelling is preferred.
If you are interested in applying or knowing more about this position, please email Bolton Chau with your CV attached (boltonchau@gmail.com).

Post-Doctoral Position, The Neuroeconomics Group, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russian Federation

The Higher School of Economics Centre for Cognition & Decision Making (Moscow) invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of neuroeconomics at The Neuroeconomics Group.

The features & the advantages of the job:

  • The postholder will work under the supervision of Prof. Vasily Klucharev.
  • The postholder will have an advantage of being able to pursue his or her own research in parallel with working on the Group’s research projects, e.g.: Neuroeconomics and social influence, including neuroscience of persuasion, cognitive dissonance, etc. Neurobiology of cognitive dissonance, trust and risk-taking, temporal discounting, etc.
  • The Centre particularly encourage publishing results in international peer-reviewed journals, as well as teaching and other forms of scientific contribution to the Group and the Centre’s development.
  • At the end of the contract there is a possibility to apply for a tenure-track position at HSE.

Our Representative Publications

Colosio M., Shestakova A., Nikulin V., Blagovechtchenski E., Klucharev V. Neural mechanisms of cognitive dissonance (revised): An EEG study // Journal of Neuroscience. 2017. Vol. 37. No. 20. P. 5074-5083 Huber R., Klucharev V., Joerg R. Neural correlates of informational cascades: brain mechanisms of social influence on belief updating // Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 2014 Klucharev V., Munneke M., Smidts A., Fernandez G. Downregulation of the posterior medial frontal cortex prevents social conformity // Journal of Neuroscience. 2011. Vol. 31. No. 33. P. 11934-11940.
Klucharev V., Hytonen K., Rijpkema M., Smidts A., Fernandez G. Reinforcement learning signal predicts social conformity // Neuron. 2009. Vol. 61. No. 1. P. 140-151.

The Group offers access to its multi-channel EEG, navigated TMS-EEG, behavioral, eye-tracking equipment, MEG, fMRI and a range of neurological populations.

Requirements

  • PhD from an international research university in such fields as: neuroscience, psychology, economics or applied mathematics
  • Background in TMS and/or fMRI and/or MEG/and/or multi-channel EEG/MEG/ recordings and data analysis
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Fluent English
  • Relevant experience is an asset although not required.

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found at the website: https://iri.hse.ru/faq_pd. Appointments are normally made for one year with a possibility for another year extension.

A CV, research statement and two letters of recommendation should be submitted directly via online application form by  February 15, 2018. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed. The link to the online application form is: https://www.hse.ru/expresspolls/poll/211481597.html

About HSE
HSE is a young, dynamic and fast-growing research-intensive university providing unique research opportunities (Higher School of Economics, School of Psychology).

Harvard University, Department of Psychology Teaching Positions: College Fellows and Part-Time Lecturers

The Department of Psychology at Harvard University is currently accepting applications for teaching positions in Cambridge, MA for the 2018-2019 academic year:

Harvard College Fellows (Full-Time)

We invite applications from new or recent PhDs with a strong interest in teaching for the Harvard College Fellows Program. College Fellow positions consist of approximately 75% teaching, including training in course development and pedagogy, and 25% research under the supervision of a faculty member in the Department. Applications for this program are due by February 19, 2018. Late applications will not be accepted unless positions remain open after an initial round. For more information and application instructions please visit: https://facultyresources.fas.harvard.edu/social-sciences.

Lecturers (Part-Time)

We invite applications for part-time lecturer positions for the upcoming academic year. We are particularly interested in candidates who could teach empirically-based advanced undergraduate courses in social psychology, abnormal psychology/clinical science, developmental psychology, and cognitive psychology/neuroscience. We are also searching for candidates who could teach a human neuroanatomy course. Applications received by March 5, 2018 will be guaranteed full consideration. For more information and application instructions please visit: http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/8058

Please contact Katie Powers (kpowers@fas.harvard.edu) with any questions.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Center for Decision Sciences, Columbia University

The Center for Decision Sciences (CDS), is seeking an outstanding researcher for a Post-Doctoral Researcher position starting in the Summer 2018, or later. CDS is an interdisciplinary center that facilitates research and understanding on consumer behavior, the implications of decision making on public policy, and the decision neuroscience foundation of judgment and decision making. This appointment will be in Columbia’s Graduate School of Business.

The post-doctoral researcher will report to the center’s Director Eric J. Johnson, and will collaborate with other center researchers, post-docs, and graduate students across disciplines. The post-doc  will be assist in planning and carrying out web-based surveys, lab research, and field studies, and analyzing general patterns of responses as well as individual and cultural differences. S/He we will be expected to employ a combination of approaches, from the identification and analysis of existing real-world data sets arising as the result of natural experiments, to the design and analysis of field or lab intervention studies that collect process and outcome measures related to decision making in various domains.  We are particularly interested in candidates with computational modeling and strong statistical skills.

Other duties include contribution to other ongoing center projects, preparation of and participation in CDS workshops, and drafting reports and papers for publication.

Required qualifications

  • Ph.D. in psychology (cognitive, social, or other relevant subdisciplines), consumer behavior, behavioral economics, decision sciences, or another relevant discipline.
  • Familiarity with normative and descriptive theories of decision making.
  • Skilled in the use of laboratory-based experiments.
  • Data analysis and modeling skills using statistical software packages (preferably R) and econometrics.
  • Proficiency in web-based computer programming (online experimentation and surveys).

Desired qualifications

  • Publications
  • Experience working as a member of interdisciplinary teams.
  • Some familiarity with econometrics and modeling.
  • Proficiency in use of process tracing software (e.g., MouseLab/Web and/or eye-movement packages).

Duration

This is a one-year position with possibility of renewal for a second year conditional on performance.

Please submit applications electronically to Shannon Duncan via email: shannon@decisionsciences.columbia.edu.

Application Materials

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • 2 publications or writing samples
  • 2 recommendation letters (to be submitted directly by references)

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Experimental Economics / neuroeconomics

A postdoctoral fellowship is available at Duke University for research on individual behavior within group contexts. The fellow will collaborate on experiments examining the effects of identity on behavioral and neuroscientific measures, potentially including decisions in strategic games, measures of decision processes (e.g., eye-tracking), and brain imaging (e.g., fMRI). Duties would include collaborating on experimental design, analyzing empirical data, writing research papers and proposals, and supervising graduate and undergraduate students working on these projects.  Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a related discipline, relevant research experience, and prior background in both psychology/neuroscience and experimental/empirical methods in economics. Facility with microeconomic theory would be a plus. The postdoctoral fellow would be jointly employed by Professor Scott Huettel in Psychology and Neuroscience and Professor Rachel Kranton in Economics. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Candidates should send a CV, a statement of research skills and interests, and a list of 3 references to  and . The position will remain open until filled, but applications received by January 15, 2018, will be guaranteed consideration.

Duke University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor

The Decision Sciences (DSC) Area at INSEAD, a global business school with campuses in Abu Dhabi, France, and Singapore, invites outstanding applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at any of its campuses. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2018.

The DSC Area focuses on a wide array of practically relevant issues broadly related to individual, group, and organizational decision making, both from quantitative and behavioral perspectives. Our research ranges from the area of decision sciences, to machine learning and computer science, psychology, economics, operations research, neuroscience, finance, organizational behavior, marketing, social innovation, entrepreneurship, etc. We have a collegial environment that encourages interdisciplinary as well as industry-relevant impactful research.

We are interested in candidates that can further enrich and consolidate the diverse research portfolio of the group and the school. While priority is always given to quality over topic, we will consider both “quantitative” and “behavioral” candidates, with strong training, who work on topics ranging (among others) from decision making, to artificial intelligence and machine learning, computational neuroscience/psychology, to business or finance research, with interest in people, organizations, business, economics, finance, or social impact, among others. Ability to conduct rigorous research is essential and interest in practical problems is highly desirable.

Candidates should hold a PhD or be at the dissertation completion stage of a doctoral program, have demonstrated solid skills in their respective areas, have strong studies/training, and have worked on top quality research projects in the past.

The position entails the following responsibilities: research in areas of expertise and interests; supervision of doctoral candidates; teaching in INSEAD programs; and service to the school and the broader community.

Applications should include a cover letter, a CV, research and possible teaching statements, copies of representative research papers, teaching evaluations if available, and three letters of recommendation.

The deadline for applications is December 15, 2017.
Full applications are to be sent electronically as PDFs to:

insead.DSC-area@insead.edu
Decision Sciences Area
Recruitment Committee
Boulevard de Constance
77305 Fontainebleau Cedex
France

Lead programmer for physiological research measurement tools INSEAD-Sorbonne University Behavioural Lab

The INSEAD-Sorbonne University Behavioural Lab, located in Paris, offers world-class facilities and support to conduct behavioral research. Since its opening in 2002, over 92,000 people have participated in research on individual and group decision making, percpetion, emotion, and consumption. Over 30 faculty members and 20 PhD candidates from Sorbonne University (of which INSEAD is a member) and HEC currently conduct research at the lab. More about the lab at www.inseadsorbonnelab.com.

The INSEAD-Sorbonne University lab is hiring a Lead Programmer (M/F). Availability: immediate. Duration: Until 30 June 2018.
Tasks
–    Develop API’s for Qualtrics (web survey software) and physiological measurement tools: Tobii Eye-trackers, Biopac tools (EEG, ECG, skin conductance), Noldus Facereader ( facial emotion recognition), Motive Optitrack for (3D motion capture).
–    Creating a user-friendly GUI to allow researchers to easily collect data from the various research tools.
–    Creating an automatic output system to combine the data from the different tools.
–    Expert advice on the purchase or in-house development of software and hardware.
–    Developing solutions for administrative tracking of studies and internal invoicing.

Qualifications

You have a 5-year Master’s degree in Engineering or Computer Science, preferably with some work experience in a similar position. You have a strong teamwork skills and have great people skills. Prior knowledge of Aknowledge (Biopac), Tobii Pro Studio (Eye tracker) and FaceReader would be appreciated but is not required.
–    Language: Fluent English required. Knowledge of French would be a plus but is not required.
–    Programming skills : PHP, HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript, PYTHON, MATLAB, POWERSHELL
–    Development environment: Linux, Windows

Two Postdoc and Three Ph.D. Positions on Decision Neuroscience in NUS Singapore

Two Postdoc and Three Ph.D. Positions on Decision Neuroscience in NUS Singapore The Decision Lab in the Department of Psychology and Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS), National University of Singapore (www.rongjunyu.org) has openings for two postdocs (funded by the MOE Tier 2) and three PhD students (funded by NGS).

Primary responsibilities for postdocs involve data analyses and manuscript preparation for studies using EEG/fMRI to investigate decision making.
Essential qualifications for postdocs: PhD in neuroscience, psychology, or related field. Prior experience with EEG/fMRI data analysis is required. The successful candidate also should have strong writing skills and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. The start date is flexible. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The salary is highly competitive for strong candidates.

Essential qualifications for PhD candidates: background in psychology or related field. Strong interest in research in social psychology or neuroimaging (fMRI/EEG/fNIRS).

Please send inquiries and CVs to Dr. Rongjun Yu ().

Developmental  Psychologist, Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, (COS) at Virginia Tech

The Department of Psychology, within the College of Science (COS) at Virginia Tech, is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor who can add strength to the Developmental Science section of the department. The area of focus is open, though candidates should show evidence of scholarly distinction in typical or atypical development in infancy, childhood, and/or adolescence. Candidates with research programs that address decision-making and can contribute to the university wide-focus on the Adaptive Brain and Behavior (https://provost.vt.edu/destination-areas/da-brain.html) are particularly appealing. The Adaptive Brain and Behavior Destination Area is focused on the transdisciplinary study of brain plasticity particularly as it pertains to decision making, physical and psychological trauma, and healthy development across thelifespan. Faculty are working together in this area to build understanding of brain-behavior relationships in health and the human condition to enhance resilience and well-being in the world’s diverse communities.The successful candidate will be expected to grow an innovative research program, evidenced by a record of high-quality publications and external research support, combined with a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate level education and mentorship. Virginia Tech is committed to a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment and to principles that promote inclusive practices. As part of this commitment, Virginia Tech is actively seeking candidates with research programs that may intersect with issues involving diversity and inclusion. If applicable, candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letters how their research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to diversity and inclusion in higher education. More information is available at http://www.inclusive.vt.edu/index.html.

Questions regarding the position can be directed to Prof. Jungmeen Kim-Spoon, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Psychology, Williams Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, Tel: (540) 231-0951, Email: . Applications must be submitted online at http://listings.jobs.vt.edu (posting # TR0170128). The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research plan, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Operational Coordinator for Interdisciplinary Neurofinance Project, Vitznau at Lake Lucerne

ACADEMIC LEADERS:
Kerstin Preuschoff (UniGe), Thorsten Hens (UZH), Brian Knutson (Stanford), Andreas Luft
(UZH)

We are seeking a visionary scientist to guide and coordinate a team of financial economists and neuroscientists in the search for practical applications of behavioral finance and neuroeconomics. The position involves leadership, experimentation, data analysis and communication of findings. Our research institute in located in Vitznau at Lake Lucerne and is part of a private foundation committed to interdisciplinary research. One of its four core topics is
neurofinance, which brings together three groups: financial market researchers, who have a profound theoretical know-how; neuroscientists, who study behavioural and neural aspects of decision-making processes, and practitioners, who apply currently available asset management tools. Together they define research questions to create a broader understanding about how market prices are formed and which factors especially human factors influence markets. These questions not only address theoretical investigations but will guide tests under real market conditions and with real capital. For achieve this, the foundation is creating interdisciplinary cooperations with various institutes and researchers. Currently, the team includes 4 project leaders from 3 universities as well as several postdocs, Ph.D. students and visiting researchers in Vitznau.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

– Coordination and management of the various projects (behavioural and imaging experiments, analysis of financial market data, …)
– Providing guidance to the project leaders and staff dedicated to the different projects
– Supervision and coordination of research protocols and projects
– Promoting exchange across research teams by organising scientific events across projects

COMPETENCIES

– PhD degree in neuroscience, psychology, finance, economics or equivalent
– Postdoctoral researcher with 3-5 years experience in behavioural and/or imaging studies
– Efficient, flexible, and goal-oriented team player with strong organizational and communicative skills
– Proficient in English (written and spoken)
– Proficiency in German is an advantage but not required
– Human neuroscience research techniques including protocol design, data acquisition and analysis
– Knowledge transfer
– Human resources and multiple projects management
– Working in multidisciplinary international research groups

We look forward to receiving your application, together with your earliest commencement
date.

For any further information, please contact:
Dr. Sandra Giovanoli, sandra.giovanoli@cereneo.ch, phone +41 41 399 67 42

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology at The Ohio State

Department: Psychology
Position: Human Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
Rank: Assistant Professor

Description:
Pending budgetary approval, the Department of Psychology at The Ohio State University seeks an outstanding candidate with an excellent research record and who uses multiple approaches (e.g., behavioral, physiological, and/or computational) or a single approach to study development, plasticity, or learning in human infants and/or children, with content areas including but not limited to perception, attention, memory, concepts, decision making, or language.

Qualifications:
Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field prior to the time of application. All applicants are expected to have very strong and fundable research programs and to contribute to both graduate and undergraduate supervision and instruction. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

About Columbus:
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries. Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

Application Instructions:
Apply to Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9598. A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and the names of three individuals from whom letters of recommendation could be solicited. Applications received prior to November 15, 2017 will receive priority consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Lisa Wilkosz . The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or
protected veteran status.

Postdoctoral positions in the Neuromanagement Lab at Zhejiang University, China

The Neuromanagement Lab at Zhejiang University is seeking applicants for multiple postdoctoral positions. Candidates will be considered from a range of disciplines, including but not limited to management, economics, psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and medical science.

The Neuromanagement Lab
The Neuromanagement Lab at Zhejiang University was founded in 2006 as one of the first labs in China specialized in exploring brain activities and mental processes underlying managerial and economic decision making. It is a key laboratory at Zhejiang University.

The interdisciplinary team consists of more than 30 professors and postgraduates. The lab is equipped with multiple state-of-the-art and research dedicated facilities for fMRI, brain stimulation, behavioral measurement, EEG, and eye-tracking. The main research areas include decision neuroscience, neuroeconomics, neuromarketing, neuro-industrial engineering, and neuro-information system. Researchers at the lab investigate these topics using a combination of behavioral experiments, brain imaging methods, neuro-modulation techniques, and computational approaches.

Reflecting its interdisciplinarity, the lab is closely intertwined with the hospitals and other departments at Zhejiang University. The lab also maintains strong collaboration with other labs in the world. The lab, as well as the School of Management more generally, offers a friendly and collaborative environment. Moreover, the lab organizes weekly group meetings, regular seminars and international symposiums, such as the biennial International Conference on Neuromanagement and Neuroeconomics.

Zhejiang University
Located in the historical and picturesque city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang University is one of China’s oldest, most selective and most prestigious institutions of higher education. Zhejiang University is a comprehensive research university with distinctive features and a national as well as international impact. Research at Zhejiang University spans 12 academic disciplines, covering philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, art, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and etc. According to the latest QS World University Rankings, Zhejiang University ranks 87th in the world.

Qualifications
The successful candidates should have excellent record of research experience and have completed (or be about to complete) a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline preferably within the last 3 years. The candidate should have excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Experience of using MATLAB, E-prime, Python, and R would be considered as an asset.

Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidates will be expected to collaborate with the mentor, contribute to ongoing research projects, write papers and grants, start new lines of research, and assist in supervising postgraduates and administrative duties as assigned. The candidates will also have flexibility and independence on their own research projects.

Compensation
Salary and benefits is competitive. The annual salary for the first year is higher than 200, 000 CNY (around 30,000 USD) and can be increased for candidates with exceptional qualifications in the following years. Travel grant and housing benefits are available.

The term of the postdoctoral position will be 2-3 years by mutual agreement. Excellent postdocs who have worked more than 3 years in the lab have the priority to get the professorship at Zhejiang University.

Applications
The application package should include: a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, representative writing samples or publications (max. 3), and two reference letters which should be sent independently by the referees.

For applying to the positions or further inquiries, please contact Ms. Baizhi Li: . Review of applications will proceed immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows

Organization: American Association for the Advancement of Science

Applications are now being accepted for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF). This professional level fellowship is the premier opportunity for outstanding neuro-economists to learn first-hand about policymaking, bring valuable expertise to policy, and enhance neuroscience and economics in the federal government.

Gain hands-on policy experience, help develop and execute solutions to address societal challenges, and join a strong corps of over 3,100 policy-savvy alumni fellows working across sectors to serve the nation and citizens around the world. Fellow contributions can include policy research, content analysis, and budgeting and research for interdisciplinary programs.

Fellows serve yearlong assignments in all three branches of the federal government in Washington D.C. and represent a broad range of backgrounds, disciplines and career stages. STPF is seeking candidates with strong [neuroscience and economic credentials, an interest in career transformation and a desire to enhance federal policy.

Application deadline for the 2018-19 fellowship year is November 1, 2017. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship and a doctoral level degree.

Apply today! http://go.stpf-aaas.org/STEM3.html

QUALIFICATIONS
-Doctoral-level degree (PhD, MD, DVM, DSc, etc.) in any scientific, social science, or engineering discipline, -U.S. citizenship.

STIPEND & BENEFITS
– $75,000–100,000.
– Health insurance
-Travel/training and relocation allowances.

ONLINE APPLICATIONS DUE: November 1, 2017 https://fellowshipapp.aaas.org/applications/?utm_campaign=2017-Recruitment&utm_medium=web&utm_source=STEM3&utm_content=jobpost

FELLOWSHIP YEAR: September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019

For more information and to apply: http://go.stpf-aaas.org/STEM3.html

Questions? Email or call 202-326-6700

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Psychology

The University of Denver’s Department of Psychology seeks candidates who can contribute to our department focus on affective science by investigating social groups or culture. Examples of relevant research areas include, but are not limited to, effects of groups or culture on emotion perception, experience, communication, or regulation; or the role of emotion in stereotyping, prejudice, stigma, attitude formation/learning, information transmission, or social cognition. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong interest in mechanism, such as using computational approaches, experimental methods, or biological measures. All candidates’ research statements should clearly indicate how their research contributes to a program in affective science.

Our research-oriented department values a collaborative and integrative approach to psychological science to fosters intellectual curiosity and innovation, invests in people in a supportive and inclusive environment, and serves the public good (see www.du.edu/psychology for more information). Our mission is to advance psychological science by generating and sharing new knowledge through collaborative scholarship, educating and mentoring student scholars, and contributing to the public good. Our vision is to be an inclusive intellectual community that fosters discovery and innovation.

The University of Denver’s vision is to be a great private university dedicated to the public good. The University values inclusive excellence, recognizing that its success is dependent on how well it values, engages, and includes the rich diversity of constituents (to learn more about inclusive excellence at the University of Denver, please visit http://www.du.edu/cme/resources/inclusive-excellence.html). Students and faculty in the Psychology Department actively contribute to inclusive excellence goals through scholarship, teaching, and service. The University of Denver is situated in the Denver metro area, a vibrant and diverse urban center in the Rocky Mountain region that is home to 2.8 million people. Our urban location supports faculty collaboration across a number of local universities. The University, ranked in the top 100 universities in the country, is comprised of approximately 5800 undergraduates (with over 500 psychology majors), 5900 graduate students, and over 700 full-time faculty.

Successful applicants will have an outstanding record of research achievement. All candidates should have a strong commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education and demonstrated aptitude for excellence in teaching. Candidates should also be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Applications will include a letter of interest, research & teaching statements, an inclusive-excellence statement, a vita, and reprints/preprints. The separate inclusive-excellence statement should be a succinct description of how the candidate’s research, teaching, and/or service contribute to inclusive excellence. In addition, at least three recommenders should email letters of reference to AHSS.PsychRec@du.edu. We will give priority to applications received by October 1, 2017, but will consider applications until the positions are filled.

The department and university are committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and students. Individuals from members of traditionally underrepresented groups including women, minorities, members of the LGBT community, people with disabilities and veterans are particularly encouraged to apply. The University of Denver is an EEO/AA employer.

Postdoctoral Research Scholar/scientist

The Center for Science and Society at Columbia University invites applications for a postdoctoral research scholar/scientist or associate research scholar/scientist position to begin July 1, 2018. Columbia University is pleased to announce up to three interdisciplinary postdoctoral positions in the Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience program for researchers who have earned the doctorate, or its equivalent, in:

(1) a humanities, arts, or social science discipline ― such as psychology, psychiatry, public health, law, history, economics, literature, political science, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, journalism, music and the arts ― and who have extensive acquaintance with, and critical understanding of, neuroscience research

OR

(2) neuroscience or a related discipline in the natural sciences and who have extensive acquaintance with, and critical understanding of, another discipline in the arts, humanities, or social sciences

These Scholars will join an innovative program, Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience, which includes up to nine postdoctoral positions and a large group of mentors and affiliated faculty from the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Review of applications will begin on November 27, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. Candidates must hold a doctoral level degree (PhD, DPhil, EdD, Jd, MD etc.) by July 1, 2018, and must have received this degree after July 1, 2013.

Please visit our online application site at https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1504280519894 for further information about this posting and to submit your application.  For more information about the Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience program at Columbia University, please visit presidentialscholars.columbia.edu.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Research Scientist (m/f) on Neuroscience of Decision-Making

The Center for Adaptive Rationality at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, under the direction of Prof. Dr. Ralph Hertwig, seeks applicants for the post of 1 Research Scientist (m/f) on Neuroscience of Decision-Making (E 13/14 TVöD; 39 hours/week) This is a 3-year position (with the possibility of further extension). Salary and level depends on experience. The position is available from December 1st, 2017, but a later start date is possible.

Job description
The position will help contribute to the cognitive neuroscience arm of the Center for Adaptive Rationality. Candidates (m/f) should have expertise in cognitive neuroscience. Experience in the areas of decision making or developmental processes is highly desirable. The Center for Adaptive Rationality takes an interdisciplinary approach to cognitive science and human decision making. Areas of interest are judgement, decision-making and learning.

Requirements
Candidates (m/f) must have a PhD and there are no teaching requirements associated with the position. Expertise in cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, and neuroimaging analysis platforms, are necessary. Mastery of more advanced imaging analyses is recommended. Furthermore, we are particularly looking for someone with strong computational modeling skills.
For further inquiries about the position, please contact Dr. Wouter van den Bos (vandenbos@mpib-berlin.mpg.de).
The Max Planck Institute for Human Development (www.mpib-berlin.mpg.de) offers an excellent infrastructure including support staff and equipment for conducting experiments (e.g., behavioral laboratory, fMRI, EEG, TMS and eye tracking). It provides an international research environment, with English being the working language of the Center for Adaptive
Rationality.

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.
To apply, please send (preferentially as ONE FILE and via email) a cover letter describing research interests, a CV and two representative papers (published or working papers), with your name as the file name, to Ms. Eva Woldrich (arc-applications@mpib-berlin.mpg.de) preferably by October 1, 2017. Later applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please arrange to have 2 recommendation letters sent separately to Ms. Woldrich. In the correspondence, please use “Research Scientist on Neuroscience of Decision-Making” in the subject line.

Assistant Professor in Social Neuroscience/Affective Neuroscience

The Department of Psychology at Temple University is seeking to hire a faculty member in the area of Social Neuroscience or Affective Neuroscience. This tenure track appointment is at the Assistant Professor level and would begin in Fall 2018. Although the specific area of research is open, the focus should be human research rather than research with non-human animals and the focus of research should be explicitly linked to social or affective processes. Preference will be given to applicants who use fMRI, EEG, or computational modeling. Preference will also be given to candidates whose research reflects the interdisciplinary nature of psychological science and who can forge linkages to other areas of study both within and outside the Department. The facilities available include a state-of-the-art brain imaging center featuring a new 3T MRI scanner in the Psychology building. Candidates should have a dynamic and rigorous research program with strong potential for external funding, as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement of undergraduate and graduate teaching interests, three letters of recommendation, and copies of representative publications through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/44006.

Candidates are urged to apply before October 2, 2017 for fullest consideration but review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Temple University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all in every aspect of its operations. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

Assistant-level, tenure-line Faculty position in Psychology

We seek candidates who can contribute to our department focus on affective science by investigating social groups or culture. Examples of relevant research areas include, but are not limited to, effects of groups or culture on emotion perception, experience, communication, or regulation; or the role of emotion in stereotyping, prejudice, stigma, attitude formation/learning, information transmission, or social cognition. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong interest in mechanism, such as using computational approaches, experimental methods, or biological measures. All candidates’ research statements should clearly indicate how their research contributes to a program in affective science.

Our research-oriented department values a collaborative and integrative approach to psychological science to foster intellectual curiosity and innovation, invests in people in a supportive and inclusive environment, and serves the public good (see www.du.edu/psychology for more information). Our mission is to advance psychological science by generating and sharing new knowledge through collaborative scholarship, educating and mentoring student scholars, and contributing to the public good. Our vision is to be an inclusive intellectual community that fosters discovery and innovation.

The University of Denver’s vision is to be a great private university dedicated to the public good. The University values inclusive excellence, recognizing that its success is dependent on how well it values, engages, and includes the rich diversity of constituents (to learn more about inclusive excellence at the University of Denver, please visit http://www.du.edu/cme/resources/inclusive-excellence.html). Students and faculty in the Psychology Department actively contribute to inclusive excellence goals through scholarship, teaching, and service. The University of Denver is situated in the Denver metro area, a vibrant and diverse urban center in the Rocky Mountain region that is home to 2.8 million people. Our urban location supports faculty collaboration across a number of local universities. The University, ranked in the top 100 universities in the country, is comprised of approximately 5800 undergraduates (with over 500 psychology majors), 5900 graduate students, and over 700 full-time faculty.

Successful applicants will have an outstanding record of research achievement. All candidates should have a strong commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education and demonstrated aptitude for excellence in teaching. Candidates should also be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Applications will include a letter of interest, research & teaching statements, an inclusive-excellence statement, a vita, and reprints/preprints. The separate inclusive-excellence statement should be a succinct description of how the candidate’s research, teaching, and/or service contribute to inclusive excellence. In addition, at least three recommenders should email letters of reference to AHSS.PsychRec@du.edu. We will give priority to applications received by October 1, 2017, but will consider applications until the positions are filled.

The department and university are committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and students. Individuals from members of traditionally underrepresented groups including women, minorities, members of the LGBT community, people with disabilities and veterans are particularly encouraged to apply. The University of Denver is an EEO/AA employer.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The Cognitive and Brain Sciences area in the Psychology Department at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Decision Sciences to begin Fall semester 2018 The specific area of study is open, as long as it includes basic research on the processes by which individuals and/or groups make decisions or choose courses of action. Methods can be drawn from psychology, neuroscience, computation, and other domains. Successful candidates will demonstrate scholarly distinction and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Review of applications begins September 15th, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Please apply online via the Employment System at:

http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html referencing job posting ID 318471.

Postdoctoral Scholar in the fields of Behavioral Economics or Neuroeconomics

The Cognitive and Behavioral Economics Initiative at Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in the fields of Behavioral Economics or Neuroeconomics to begin January 1, 2018. Columbia University’s Cognitive and Behavioral Economics Initiative invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar to study the cognitive foundations of economic decision making. The program is especially interested in research that explores parallels between the cognitive mechanisms involved in perceptual judgments and in economic decisions. Projects may involve the perception of probability, value or risk; models of online inference; learning to forecast or categorize; endogenous allocation of attention; sources of randomness in decisions; or context effects in choice behavior. Minimum Qualifications: a PhD in economics, psychology, computational neuroscience, computer science, or related field. A strong background in computational modeling is preferred. To apply, please send a cover letter stating background and research interests, a CV, one or two representative publications or working papers, and contact information of at least two references to 

Postdoctoral Scholar in Computational Affective Neuroscience

A postdoctoral position is available in the Social, Affective and Ecological Neuroscience Laboratory (PI: Professor Dean Mobbs) and Neuroeconomics lab (PI: Professor Colin Camerer) in Caltech’s Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Research will study the theoretical, computational and neurobiological basis of decision-making, emotion, reward, and social valuation in healthy populations. Focus will be on the application of models from behavioral ecology and the use of fMRI, computational modeling from psychological game theory, machine learning and network analysis. This position will take advantage of Caltech’s broad expertise in these fields. Candidates are expected to: plan, design, collect and analyze data, draft, and bring manuscripts to publication in leading journals.

Appointment is contingent upon completion of a PhD and relevant research experience that includes the tools and topics listed above. Salary is commensurate with experience. This postdoc appointment will run for a period of two-years with a start ASAP (with flexibility). Applications are accepted beginning immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a CV, 2-page statement of research interests, up to two papers, and two potential references to: or Search Chair (), Postdoc in Computational Affect Neuroscience, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech 228-77, Pasadena, CA 91125.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Post-doctoral position: reinforcement learning mechanisms of language acquisition

Our groups at the École Normale Supérieure are seeking a candidate for a 2-year postdoctoral position. Successful applicants will be part of an interdisciplinary project involving the Équipe de Neuropsycholoigie Interventionnelle (Inserm U955) and the Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives (Inserm U960), funded by Labex IEC program. The project is aimed at understanding the contribution reinforcement processes in language acquisition and will involve the design of an artificial grammar-learning paradigm, computational-model based analyses of functional imaging. The position is available from April 1st 2017 and has to be filled within 2017. Applicants should have a PhD degree or be in the final stages of obtaining such a degree.

We seek candidates with proven experience in computational modeling and an interest in computational linguistics. A prior background in the design of cognitive tasks and functional magnetic resonance imaging analyses would be desirable.

Applications should include a CV, a brief statement of research experience and interests, academic achievements and names of at least 2 referees. Please, send your application electronically to Maria Giavazzi  and Stefano Palminteri .

Postdoctoral Associate

Cornell Law School is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to collaborate with and contribute to Professors Valerie Hans’s and Valerie Reyna’s National Science Foundation-funded research project on Quantitative Judgments in Law: Studies of Damage Award Decision Making. The Postdoctoral Associate will have office space in the Law School.

The position encompasses a full range of research and lab management responsibilities spanning jury decision making, numeracy and quantitative reasoning. The postdoctoral associate position will begin in fall 2017 and is for a one-year term. This position is benefits-eligible.

Responsibilities include: coordinating and running experiments; monitoring research task progress; assisting in selecting, training and supervising lab personnel; data acquisition; data analysis; preparing IRB documentation; assisting with manuscripts and reports; and other research-related tasks as assigned.

The successful candidate will have a combination of education, training, and experience along with strong research and quantitative skills. Candidates should have a relevant Ph.D. and/or a law degree (J.D.) completed by June 1, 2017.

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants should submit a CV, detailed cover letter, and one or more writing samples immediately to Liz Flint (). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The cover letter should include: your interest in this position and Drs. Hans’s and Reyna’s research and how it fits with your career objectives; your experience providing research support; your organizational skills and experience with coordinating projects; training and experience with statistical analysis; and an example of how you have taken initiative to solve a work-related problem.

About Cornell Law School:

Founded in 1887, Cornell Law School is a top-tier law school, currently ranked 13th by U.S. News & World Report. We offer a 3-year JD program for about 200 students per class, a one-year LLM program for about 90 students from countries throughout the world, and a doctoral (JSD) program for about 2-3 new students per year. Cornell Law School has 41 tenured and tenure-track faculty, including 20 with chaired faculty positions; and 15 clinical professors in the legal research and writing program and in clinics at the local, national, and international level. Our faculty is consistently ranked among the top in the country for scholarly productivity and influence, and has pre-eminence in many areas, including quantitative and qualitative empirical legal studies, international and comparative law, and robust doctrinal scholarship in core fields. Our school is committed to being recognized as the leader among law schools at combining inspiring theoretical, doctrinal, and experiential teaching with cutting-edge scholarship in a supportive, intellectually rich community, so that our graduates can achieve excellence in all facets of the legal profession. Cornell Law School and the Department of Human Development at Cornell University jointly administer the Law, Psychology and Human Development joint J.D./Ph.D program.

About Cornell University:

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell’s far-flung global presence includes the medical college’s campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus to be built on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

Diversity and inclusion have been and continue to be a part of our heritage. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator.

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