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Postdoctoral Scholar/Scientist or Associate Research Scholar/Scientist

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The Center for Science and Society at Columbia University invites applications for a postdoctoral research scholar/scientist or associate research scholar/scientist position to begin July 1, 2019. Columbia University is pleased to announce up to 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 psychology, psychiatry, public health, law, history, economics, literature, political science, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, journalism, music and the arts ? and who have extensive acquaintance with, and critical understanding of, neuroscience research; OR (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 comprises seven existing Scholars and a large group of mentors and affiliated faculty from the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Review of applications will begin on November 26, 2018, and will continue until the positions are filled. Candidates must hold a doctoral level degree (PhD, DPhil, EdD, Jd, MD etc.) by July 1, 2019, and must have received this degree after July 1, 2014.

Please visit Columbia University’s online application site at for further information about this posting and to submit your application. All submissions must include a proposal for an original, interdisciplinary research project and must be submitted via the online platform.

For more information about the Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience program at Columbia University, please visit

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the University to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.
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  • Sector: Academia
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  • Position: Fellowship
  • Type: Full-Time