Aug 22, 2017
Post-Doc Fellowship Available 2017 - 2018 Year BU Child Cognition Lab (PI: Deb Kelemen) Deb Kelemen invites applications for an NSF-funded Post-doctoral Research Fellowship within the Child Cognition Lab at Boston University. Please feel free to make inquiries if you are a PhD candidate defending at some point during the 2017-2018 academic year. Relevant applicants will have interest in topics that include: children’s and adults’ learning, inquiry, and explanatory reasoning (particularly in the biological and psychological domains), individual differences and cultural influences on categorization and reasoning in children and adults, social learning and strategies for facilitating knowledge acquisition in children and adults (e.g. teachers). A commitment to both basic and applied research on early conceptual development and early education is desirable. Please explore http://www.bu.edu/cdl/ccl/ and www.evolvingmindsproject.org to become familiar with recently studied basic and applied research topics. The Child Cognition Lab offers a collegial atmosphere and postdoctoral fellows participate deeply in the life of the lab, the BU Developmental Science Program and the vibrant intellectual local area. Successful candidates will receive substantive career mentoring and opportunities for independent research and professional development. Please inquire now if you are interested in this 1-2 year position and will defend during the 2017-2018 academic year. Informal inquiries from doctoral candidates and their mentors are welcome. Review of applications will begin now but will continue until the best candidate is found. Please make one PDF document for formal applications: a cover letter including a 1-2 page statement of research interests, a CV and contact details for 3 referees. Reference letters may be requested for short-listed applicants. Please includes links or attachments for up to 3 representative publications or manuscripts. Send applications to: Erin Doncaster, Lab Manager, email@example.com . Questions/Inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org .
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