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Professorship in Cognitive and Decision Sciences

The Department of Psychology of the University of Basel, Switzerland, invites applications for a Professorship in Cognitive and Decision Sciences with the appointment to begin by August 1, 2013.

The successful candidate’s research focus will be in the area of
cognitive and decision sciences. Research activities in additional areas
– for example, consumer research, experimental economics, game theory,
cognitive modeling, or development of decision making across the life
span – are desirable. The successful candidate will represent cognitive
psychology and decision sciences as a core discipline in research and
teaching. The position will take over teaching responsibilities at the
bachelor's and master's level (lectures and seminars may be held in
English). At the master’s level, the teaching of decision sciences will
be coordinated with that of social psychology and economic psychology.
Social-, economic-, and decision psychology represents one of the main
research areas of the faculty which should be further strengthened by
the future position. Applicants should have demonstrated a high level of
academic productivity and applied successfully for research grants. They
should further be committed to teaching and to university and
departmental administrative service.

Depending on the successful candidate’s qualifications, the position
will be filled at the level of full, associate or assistant professor
with tenure track. The University of Basel offers attractive terms of
employment, a modern infrastructure, and a stimulating scientific
environment ( Because the University of Basel actively
seeks to increase the number of women on its faculty, women are
particularly encouraged to apply. To ensure full consideration, all
application materials (CV, list of publications in peer-review journals
with citation counts, research and teaching statement, and teaching
evaluations if available) should be submitted electronically by
September 15, 2012 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .