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Temporary lectureship in Human Behavioural Ecology in the Anthropology Dept at UCL.
This position is for twenty months starting Sept 2013. The advert can be found here.
Two post-doctoral positions in evolutionary psychology, social psychology or cognitive anthropology.
Two post-doctoral positions at the University of Lyons, France, starting September 2013. Each position is for two years. This is to work on a project directed by Pascal Boyer on “Evolutionary and cognitive background to threat-detection and safety in modern environments”. You can find more details on the project by perusing a summary of the grant proposal. Candidates should have pursued research in evolutionary, cognitive or social psychology, or cognitive anthropology, with a focus on one of the following domains: [a] inter-group and coalitional relations or [b] threat-detection and safety. Knowledge of French is not required. For further information, write to pboyer [at] artsci.wustl.edu.
Anthropology - Human Evolutionary Biology - Physiologist
As an appointment in an interdepartmental initiative in Human Evolutionary Biology, Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Anthropology at the level of Assistant Professor,
beginning Spring 2014. The successful candidate for this position will have an outstanding research program, a commitment to excellence in teaching and will participate in a new interdepartmental university initiative in Human
Evolutionary Biology, an undergraduate major jointly offered by the Departments of Anthropology and Ecology & Evolution.
The Department of Anthropology seeks a Physiologist with an evolutionary perspective. Research area may include, but is not limited to, behavioral endocrinology/genetics, musculoskeletal physiology, digestive physiology or sensory physiology/ecology. The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate course on the physiology of human behavior for the Human Evolutionary Biology major and develop advanced courses in his/her area of expertise. The candidate will be expected to secure external research funding, and play an active role in our highly ranked graduate programs. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by the starting date and a strong publication record.
Applicants should apply via AcademicJobsOnline.Org http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2572. Applications should include a cover letter stating research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, up to three examples of publications, and three reference letters (to be submitted by the reference writers through AcademicJobsOnline.Org). Applications should be addressed to the Physiology Search Committee, Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, SBS Bldg. S-501, Circle Rd, Stony Brook, NY 11794-4364, USA. For full consideration applications and letters of reference should be submitted by March 30, 2013. Questions about the search should be directed to the Physiology Search Committee: firstname.lastname@example.org. Stony Brook University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.
Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Brunel University Department of Psychology
Brunel University welcomes applications for a Senior Lecturer in Psychology (Vacancy Ref: CLA0234-1). The successful candidate will have a PhD, and an outstanding research and publications profile in any area(s) of Psychology and should have an excellent track record of securing externally-funded research grants. The appointed person will make a substantial contribution to research in Psychology and will undertake teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels. The Department of Psychology is broad-based, hosting five research centres: the Centre for Cognition and Neuroimaging, the Centre for Culture and Evolutionary Psychology, the Centre for Research in Infant Behaviour, the Centre for the Study of Expertise and the Centre for the Study of Health and Wellbeing. It is one of the largest departments in the University and currently has some 30 academic staff. In the last research assessment exercise, 85% of its research was deemed to be of international quality. The Department is part of the School of Social Sciences, which also offers teaching and research programmes in Anthropology, Communications, Economics, Finance, History, Politics, and Sociology. The University has made significant investment in Psychology including research facilities such as a 3-T MRI scanner, a 64-channel MR-compatible EEG system, a head-free eye-tracker, as well as research laboratories specific to research areas, (e.g., EEG lab, Eye-Tracking lab, Cross-cultural psychology lab, Evolutionary-psychology lab, Baby-Infant lab, and several Cognitive psychology labs) and the appointment of this Senior Lecturer represents its continuing commitment to supporting further development. Information about the Department and its activities can be found at: www.brunel.ac.uk/sss/psychology. Informal enquires may be made to the Head of the Department of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Professor Taeko Wydell. Email: email@example.com ; Telephone (Direct Line): +44 (0)1895-265473. Closing date for applications: Thursday 14th March 2013. Salary H5: £50,895 - £55,399 pa incl. London Weighting. For further details and to apply please visit https://jobs.brunel.ac.uk/WRL/ COMMITTED TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES AND REPRESENTING THE DIVERSITY OF THE COMMUNITY WE SERVE
Assistant Professor Social Neuroscience, VU University (Vacancy number: 1.2013.00043)
The VU University Amsterdam is one of the leading institutions for higher education in Europe and aims to be inspiring, innovative, and committed to societal welfare. It compromises twelve faculties and has teaching facilities for 20.000 students. The Faculty of Psychology and Education at the VU University Amsterdam (www.psy.vu.nl/en) has approximately 400 employees. The faculty consists of 11 academic departments for teaching and research. There are 1850 students. The faculty has a very strong international reputation as indicated by high quality publications, high standards for teaching and mentoring, and frequent visits by international scientists. The Department of Educational Neuroscience conducts research in the field of cognitive, social, and emotional development, with particular emphasis on the implications for learning and education. The Department of Social and Organizational Psychology investigates major themes such as trust, leadership, and human cooperation. The two departments provide a vibrant, international research climate with high quality academic staff and students who are supported by excellent research facilities (e.g., multiple labs for experimental research, equipment for cognitive and social neuroscience measures, contacts with industry, societal organizations and government) and expertise in statistics and methodology. Both departments have a strong commitment to theory development, innovative research, and application to organizations, teams, and relationships. The departments participate invarious research institutes and graduate schools (LEARN, Kurt Lewin Institute, William James graduate school) and offers specialist 1 and 2 year Masters courses.
Job description. The position is embedded within a joint research program of the two departments that focuses on the behavioural and neural mechanisms underlying human cooperation and social and economic decision making in adolescents and adults. Important themes are trust, empathy, fairness, and altruism. The candidate is expected to develop a strong program of research - independently and in collaboration with faculty members at the department - with innovating approaches, acquire grant funding to support their research, and conduct excellent teaching. The candidate will contribute to departmental teaching programs, both in educational neuroscience and social and organizational psychology, and supervise Masters and PhD students. The candidate will be involved in departmental committees.
Qualifications: Completed PhD-thesis in the behavioral sciences on a topic relevant to (social) neuroscience; articles in peer-reviewed international journals; demonstrated expertise in functional neuroimaging; relevant teaching experience; experience in acquisition of external research funding is recommended.
Further details: Start date: September 2013 or earlier. The initial appointment will be for a period of 12 months. After satisfactory evaluation of the initial appointment, it will be extended for an additional 24 months with a possibility of continuation pending grant acquisition and job performance. Salary: The salary will be in accordance with university regulations for academic personnel, and depending on experience, range from a minimum of 3.227,- gross per month to a maximum of 4.418,- gross per month (salary scale 11) based on full-time employment. Visit our website www.vu.nl/vacatures for a review of the working conditions at the VU.
Information and application: General information about the VU and the Departments of Educational Neuroscience and/or Social and Organizational Psychology can be found on the website: www.vu.nl or www.psy.vu.nl. Candidates who are interested in applying for this position are requested to send an application letter and a detailed Curriculum Vitae to Prof. Dr. Paul. van Lange via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline: March 29, 2013. For questions (by mail or phone) please contact, Prof. Dr. Lydia Krabbendam, phone number: +31-20-5983606, or email: email@example.com, Prof. Dr. Paul van Lange, phone number: +31-20-5988 firstname.lastname@example.org.The job interviews (which includes a short research presentation) will take place in April 2013.
Department of Anthropology, UCLA
Over the next one to two years, the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks to hire two anthropologists for tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level who will contribute theoretical and empirical innovation at the leading edge of the discipline. We invite applicants in any subfield(s) of anthropology and encourage applications from those whose work creatively bridges subfields. Our department is committed to building a more diverse faculty as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
To apply, applicants must submit (a) an application letter including statement of research and teaching interests, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) up to three publications or article-length writing samples and (d) names and email addresses of three references who will write letters of recommendation. Please reference Recruitment Job #1085-1213-01. Applications must be submitted online at http://recruitment.sscnet.ucla.edu/anthropology/opensubfield/. Review of applications will begin on January 31 and will continue until the positions are filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience; Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. The appointment can begin as early as July 1, 2013.
The University of California is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer devoted to both excellence and diversity; women and members of other under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.