Applications are invited for two fully-funded Oxford–Calleva Graduate Scholarships, supported by the University of Oxford and the Calleva Research Centre at Magdalen College, Oxford. The successful applicants will be part of an interdisciplinary team working on a 4-year project funded by the Calleva Research Centre at Magdalen College, to begin in October 2018.
The Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse recruitment campaign is now open for the academic year 2018-19. Deadline for applications is December 31st.
The “Research Fellowships” offer can be viewed directly at (https://www.iast.fr/apply).
We welcome contributions from researchers within a large range of disciplines, in particular from anthropology, biology, history, law, mathematics, philosophy, political science, psychology and sociology, though motivated applications from outside these disciplines will be given full consideration.
The deadline for submissions for the Owen F Aldis Scholarship, which funds research costs up to $8000, has been extended to January 15th, 2018. The Owen F. Aldis Scholarship Fund was established to support graduate studies in human ethology, defined as the biological study of human behaviour.
Please see the ISHE website for details of the submission procedure: http://ishe.org/awards/owen-f-aldis-scholarship/
This is a highly competitive scheme, with excellent support, open to students from any country. Interested students must express interest by 21 July (20 July in the Western hemisphere due to time differences). To learn more and to express interest visit:
Up to 2 students will be asked to submit full applications in August.
There is also a lot more about the scheme at http://www.2025.unsw.edu.au/apply/
Closing date: 15th June 2017
School of Psychology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany
Applications are invited for two 3-year PhD studentships based at the Language, Culture and Cognition Lab in the School of Psychology at the University of Auckland, and jointly supported by the University of Auckland and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. The studentships will begin in 2017 or 2018 and will be supervised by Dr Quentin Atkinson.
A two-year post-doctoral position in Cultural Evolution and Social Cognition is currently open at the Département d’Etudes Cognitives (DEC) of the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. This project will be conducted in collaboration with Nicolas Baumard at the Institut Jean Nicod (IJN) and Julie Grèzes at the Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives (LNC).
Please send a complete CV, a 2-pages cover letter and contact information of two references by March 15th to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com, and feel free to contact us for more information!
A postdoctoral position is available at Chapman University in Orange, CA for a project utilizing interdisciplinary approaches to generate new insights to solve key problems in maternal-child health. The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to develop and test novel hypotheses pertaining to maternal-child health in collaboration with Dr. Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook (project PI) and members of Chapman’s Center for Excellence in Biopsychosocial Approaches to Health (CEBAH).
The ideal candidate would bring unique expertise and perspectives from biological anthropology, Darwinian medicine, health psychology, evolutionary psychology, public health, endocrinology or other fields to formulate and test interdisciplinary research questions. The postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to work with large existing NIH funded data sets that contain longitudinal data assessing biomarkers, hormones, psychosocial factors, ecological conditions, behavior and health outcomes in mothers, children, and fathers followed from pregnancy to the postpartum period. The postdoctoral fellow will also interface with local government and private stakeholders in an effort to create translational community-based interventions to improve maternal-child health. Continue reading “Postdoc in Evolutionary Approaches to Maternal-Child Health in Southern California”
We’re delighted to announce another outing for the Spring School on Quantitative Methods at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. The recently-opened (2015) Institute is located in Jena, Germany. Further information, including the application form, is at the MPI-SHH website. Applications close January 20th.
The Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology (ICEA) seeks to employ a Postdoctoral Researcher in Statistical Data Analysis on a 14-month fixed-term basis, based at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, Oxford. The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 17 November 2016.
For further details, including the job description. selection criteria and details about how to apply, please visit the following website https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.display_form
Continue reading “Postdoctoral Researcher in Statistical Data Analysis, Oxford”
The Cognitive Science Program at Indiana University Bloomington has multiple five-year graduate student fellowships available to study the evolution of human cognition. Research areas include cognitive aspects of human technological and behavioral evolution, evolution of expertise, evolution of the human brain, language evolution, and how evolved minds create and navigate cultural spaces. Training opportunities include experimental archaeology and fieldwork, brain imaging and fMRI, computational modeling and simulation, and other aspects of cognitive science. An interdisciplinary seminar with frequent visiting experts and international workshops and outreach are also part of this initiative. Applications are due by December 1, 2016. To apply, go to http://cogs.indiana.edu/graduate/cogevadmissions.php .