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Call for Applications: Interdisciplinary Postdoc Positions

November 27, 2015

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Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Positions Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience

Columbia University is pleased to announce three interdisciplinary postdoctoral positions in the Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience program for researchers who have earned the doctorate, or its equivalent, in:

(1) a humanities, arts, or social science discipline – such as psychiatry, psychology, public health, law, history, economics, literature, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, journalism, music and the arts – and who have extensive acquaintance with, and critical understanding of, neuroscience research;


(2) neuroscience or a related discipline in the natural sciences, and who have extensive acquaintance with, and critical understanding of, another discipline in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.

These Scholars will join an innovative program, Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience, which will eventually include nine postdoctoral positions and a large group of mentors and affiliated faculty from the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Selectees will be offered the position of postdoctoral research scholar/scientist or associate research scholar/scientist to begin July 1, 2016. Salary: $80,000 per year.

To Apply:

Review of applications will begin on November 27, 2015 and will continue until the positions are filled. Candidates must hold a doctoral level degree (PhD, DPhil, EdD, JD, etc.) by July 1, 2016, and must have received this degree after July 1, 2011. Please visit Columbia University’s online application site for further information about this posting and to submit your application:

All submissions must include a proposal for an interdisciplinary research project, and must be submitted via the online platform. Please contact presidentialscholars@columbia.edu with any questions.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


November 27, 2015