The Center for Economic Psychology at the Department of Psychology of the University of Basel, Switzerland, is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral position 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 of cognitive psychology and research methods, and an interest in applying these skills to understand the cognitive processes underlying human decision making. Experience with mathematical modeling and/or imaging techniques (fMRI) is desirable. Applicants will be part of an international research group in an English-speaking environment. The required teaching may be conducted in German or English. The salary will be very competitive. Additional resources for funding experiments and conference travel are available.
The position can begin as soon as possible, but a later start date is negotiable. Please submit applications (consisting of a cover letter describing research interests, curriculum vitae, up to five reprints, and two letters of recommendation) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will start February 1, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Center for Economic Psychology is directed by Prof. Dr. Jörg 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 on the Rhine river right at the border of France and Germany. Health care, quality of life, and public transportation meet the highest international standards. Please do not hesitate to send us an e-mail for further inquiries.
We are looking
forward to your application!
Prof. Dr. Jörg Rieskamp
Center for Economic Psychology
Department of Psychology, University of Basel
Missionsstrasse 62A, 4055 Basel, Switzerland
Phone: ++41-61-2670603; Fax: ++41-61-2670613