MindCORE Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Scholars at the University of Pennsylvania

Oct 23, 2023 | Job Postings, Postdoctoral Students

MindCORE (Mind Center for Outreach, Research, and Education) seeks to recruit outstanding postdoctoral researchers for our Postdoctoral Fellowship. Housed within the School of Arts & Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania, MindCORE is an interdisciplinary effort to understand human intelligence and behavior.

Designed for individuals who have recently obtained a PhD degree in neuroscience, psychology, linguistics, philosophy, computer science, or other cognitive science discipline, the MindCORE Fellowship is a springboard for early researchers as they establish their own research program. Fellows are expected to pursue collaborative relationships with faculty working across disciplines at Penn. These collaborations may take different forms from engaging in research projects with multiple faculty independently, to generating new collaborative research that brings multiple faculty together, to contributing to interdisciplinary discussion and reading groups. Find a list of current and former MindCORE Fellows here. MindCORE awards ~2 postdoctoral Fellowships per year. Positions may start as early as July 1, 2023.

Fellows receive a competitive salary, relocation allowance, health insurance, plus a $20,000 research budget. Fellows also benefit from access to the greater community of academics including visiting scholars plus leading research facilities equipped with cutting-edge instrumentation all on an urban campus in a vibrant city. Fellows are invited to join regular working group meetings within their field plus career development workshops aimed at young researchers, and will be provided with a mentoring committee. Funding is provided in one-year terms renewable for up to three years. This is campus-based (not remote) position.

Eligibility & Application

All eligible and complete applications will be evaluated by the Selection Committee and are judged on the following criteria:

  • Scientific excellence
  • Potential to contribute to or lead within diverse community
  • Scientific match and interdisciplinarity
  • Career potential

More information: https://mindcore.sas.upenn.edu/post-doctoral-research-fellowship/