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Researcher in Cognitive & Economic Psychology
Wednesday, 15 April 2015 04:54

Postdoctoral Researcher in Cognitive & Economic Psychology

The Center for Economic Psychology at the Department of Psychology of the University of Basel, Switzerland, is seeking applicants for a post-doctoral researcher for a period of 2 years with the possibility to extend the position for further years. The ideal candidate would have a Ph.D. in psychology, cognitive science, computer science, neuroscience or a related field, solid knowledge in cognitive psychology and research methods and an interest in applying these skills to understand the cognitive processes underlying human decision making. Experience with cognitive modelling (using Matlab or R) or imaging techniques (e.g. fMRI, EEG) is desirable. Applicants will be part of an international research group and an English-speaking environment. The required teaching may be conducted in German or English. The salary will be very competitive and additional resources for funding experiments and conference travel are available.

Please submit applications (consisting of a cover letter describing research interests, curriculum vitae, up to five reprints, and 2 letters of recommendation) to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Review of applications will start May 15th 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. The position can begin in September 2015, but later start dates are possible.

The Center for Economic Psychology is directed by Prof. Dr. Joerg Rieskamp. The lab is part of the growing Department of Psychology at the University of Basel, one of the leading research Universities in Europe. Basel is situated at the river Rhine right at the border to France and Germany. It’s a great place to live and work. Health care, quality of life, and public transportation meet the highest international standards. Please do not hesitate to send us an email for further inquiries. We are looking forward to your application!

Prof. Dr. Joerg Rieskamp
Center for Economic Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Basel
Missionsstrasse 62A, 4055
Basel, Switzerland
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