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Göttingen Postdoc: Cognitive processes in nonhuman primates PDF Tisk Email

The Cognitive Ethology lab at the German Primate Center, Göttingen (Prof. Dr. Julia Fischer), the Department of Cognitive Biology at the University of Vienna (Prof. Dr. Thomas Bugnyar) and the Chair of Social Psychology I (Prof. Dr. Thomas Mussweiler) at the University of Cologne are seeking to fill a joined

Postdoctoral Position (Wiss. Mitarbeiter/in)

The position is funded through the DFG Research Unit FOR 2150 led by Thomas Mussweiler. The anticipated starting date is January 2015; the contract is for 3 years with a possible extension of further 3 years, pending funding. Salary is according to TV--‐L (E13) with 39.83 h/week.

We seek applications from individuals with a strong background in the social and cognitive underpinnings of animal behavior. Experience with experimental testing is advantageous. The successful candidate will work on a joint research project led by the three PIs, investigating social cognitive processes in nonhuman primates, corvids, and humans from a comparative perspective. Employment will be at the German Primate Center, which will also be the primary work place. English skills are a requirement; the ability to speak German is not necessary.

The German Primate Center is an equal opportunity that places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. Disabled persons with equivalent aptitude will be favored. Candidates will benefit from the family service of the University of Göttingen and the DPZ's certification "Beruf und Familie".

Applicants will hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) in biology or psychology and should submit their curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and a cover letter describing their research interest as well as their motivation to apply for this specific position. Inquiries about the position can be sent to Julia Fischer ( Tato emailová adresa je chráněna před spamboty, abyste ji viděli, povolte JavaScript ).

Applications in electronic form shall be sent to Mechthild Pohl ( Tato emailová adresa je chráněna před spamboty, abyste ji viděli, povolte JavaScript ). The deadline for applications is September 30, 2014, but the position remains open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

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