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Institution: Columbia University

Position: Postdoctoral Scholar/Scientist or Associate Research Scholar/Scientist

General Information:

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.

Qualifications:

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. Candidates must have an established ability to do original research in the natural sciences, social sciences, arts and/or humanities and to contribute to the interdisciplinary mission of the program.

Job Description/Responsibilities:

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.


Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

Applications must be made through Columbia University's online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). In RAPS, please upload the following required materials: 1) Cover letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) PhD Dissertation Abstract (if applicable), 4) Writing sample(s) totaling up to 30 pages (article or book chapter preferred), 5) Proposal for an interdisciplinary research project. Please attach proposal as "Other Document 1," and visit PSSN website link above for specific instructions and requirements, 6) Work sample or portfolio. Please attach as "Other Document 2" (for applicants with a background in the arts only), and 7) List of three references and their contact information.

RAPS will accommodate uploads of maximum two (2) megabytes in size per document.

https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1504280519894

Deadline: November 27, 2017

Contact:

The Center for Science and Society
Columbia University in the City of New York
511 Fayerweather Hall
1180 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027

Office: (212) 854-7211
Email: presidentialscholars@columbia.edu

Date Listed: 09/01/2017


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