segunda-feira, 7 de novembro de 2011

One doctoral researcher position and one student research assistant position (intersection of philosophy, psychology, and cognitive science)

Dr. Niki Pfeifer (Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU Munich) offers under the usual equal opportunity conditions one doctoral researcher position (65%, TV-L 13, up to 3 years) and one student research assistant to work in the intersection of philosophy, psychology and cognitive science. The doctoral researcher will focus on the empirical work (developing the research hypotheses, designing the experiments and running the data analysis). The student assistant will assist in constructing the experimental material, collect the data and prepare the data for analysis. Opportunities for the doctoral researcher to prepare a PhD thesis and for the student assistant to prepare a Masters' thesis within the project will be provided. Working language is English. The positions is vacant until filled. For an application send an email including the following items to

1. a letter of motivation
2. a curriculum vitae
3. a scan of the most recent academic degrees
4. evidence of English and mathematical skills (e.g., school/university grades)
5. additional requirement for the PhD position: two confidential letters of reference addressing the applicant's qualifications for doctoral research are required. These should be sent by the referees directly to me.

Selection criteria include

1. Academic excellence (publications are a plus)
2. Research ability and potential
3. Motivation
4. Knowledge of logic, probability, statistics, psychological experimentation, and/or programming are a plus

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