We would like to invite everyone engaged (or interested) in the evolutionary perspective on biological, ecological, and human behaviour research. The conference subject covers all sciences that concern humans, including anthropology, (biological and cultural), psychology, linguistics, sociology, archaeology, economy, and others.
The conference shall be conducted in Polish and English.
Confirmed plenary speakers:
· Robin Dunbar (University of Oxford),
· Milford Wolpoff (University of Michigan),
· Tamás Bereczkei (University of Peńcs),
· Tomasz Grzybowski (Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu).
The Bridges Programme at the University of Warwick is offering a Ph.D. studentship. The Bridges Programme aims to provide PhD students with deep knowledge of contemporary research questions in the social sciences, and rigorous training in the mathematical and computational approaches needed to answer them. This programme is open to students interested in any area of the social sciences (e.g., Economics, Psychology, Political Science, or Sociology) or mathematical sciences (e.g., Statistics, Complex Systems, or Computer Science), and who are interested in bridging the boundaries between these domains. The Trust has a particular interest in supporting UK or EU students.
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The Centre for Culture & Evolution at Brunel University London is offering three linked PhD funded studentships as part of a network that will bring together Evolutionary and Cross-Cultural Psychologists to investigate individuals’ responses to, and attitudes towards, various forms of inequality that people encounter in their lives.
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The post-holder will contribute to a ERC-funded project on “How do humans recognise kin?” working with Dr Lisa DeBruine. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in at least one of the following areas: experimental social psychology, biological psychology, behavioural biology, genetics, or computer graphics. This post has funding for up to 4 years. Applications are due by 10 July, 2016. See http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AUF420/ for more details.
The post-holder will contribute to an ERC-funded project on human mate preferences working with Professor Benedict Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org). Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in human mate preferences, face processing, hormones and behaviour, or advanced quantitative methods.
Applications due 29th May 2016
The post-holder will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this complex and challenging project, as opportunities allow. This post has funding up to 31 July 2017.
Applications are invited for a full-time PhD studentship in Cultural Phylogenetics at the University of Bristol in the Department of Archaeology and Anthropology. The closing date for applications is May 31st 2015. Interviews will be conducted in June.
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We are opening a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Minho (Portugal), and our aim is to have a strong candidate in the field of evolutionary psychology.
This fellowship is in a full-time base. It will have an initial duration of 12 months, and it can be renewed up to a maximum of six years.
More information can be found at: http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=global&jobId=71791
The University of Portsmouth (UK) Department of Psychology is offering bursaries linked to the following research areas:
Successful applicants will be awarded a University Bursary Stipend of £14,057 p.a. (for 16/17) for up to 4 years. Full Home/EU fees will be paid by the University. Holders of University Bursaries are expected to contribute up to 6 hours a week, including teaching, to support their department.
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The Minds and Traditions research group (“the Mint”), an Independent Max Planck Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena (Germany) is offering two grants for two doctoral projects focusing on “cognitive science and cultural evolution of visual culture and graphic codes“. Funding is available for four years (three years renewable twice for six months), starting in September 2016. The PhD students will be expected to take part in a research project devoted to the cognitive science and cultural evolution of graphic codes. If interested, please send a motivation letter (maximum two pages) to the group’s principal investigator, Olivier Morin (email@example.com) by March the 21st, 2016.
The complete call in pdf format can be found here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/8432426/Mint-PhD-call.pdf
- Location: University of Portsmouth – Department of Psychology, Faculty of Science
- Salary: £33,574 to £36,672 per annum
- Hours: Full Time
- Contract Type: Permanent
- Placed on: 1st February 2016
- Closes: 29th February 2016
- Job Ref: 10017662
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