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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Postdoctoral position in philosophy of mind, Berlin, GERMANY

Humboldt-Universitt zu Berlin, Institute of Philosophy and Berlin
School of  Mind and Brain
Postdoctoral Position in ?Philosophy of Mind?
Full time, public service salary level E 13 TV-L HU,  available until
31 October 2017

Area of specialization: Philosophy of Mind or Philosophy and Neuroscience

Area of competence: Philosophy of Science, Neuroscience and/or Psychology. 
A focus on one of the school?s research topics ? ?perception, attention, 
consciousness?, ?decision-making?, ?language?, ?social cognition? ? is 

Please note: An excellent command of both German and English is a 
prerequisite for this position.

The successful candidate is expected to pursue a project at the interface 
between philosophy and neuroscience.

         He or she will be a member of the Berlin School of Mind and Brain 
and of the Institute of Philosophy at Humboldt-Universitt zu Berlin. He 
or she will be expected to teach at Master and doctoral level (four 
courses per year) and participate in the school?s activities.

The application package should include a project outline, a letter of 
interest, a CV, proof of the candidate?s doctoral degree (Xeroxes only), 
and two letters of recommendation (in the original). The code number for 
this position is: DR/093/13. (Please see also: [1]).

Candidates are requested to send a hardcopy of their application package 
to Humboldt-Universitt zu Berlin, Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Unter 
den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany, or e-mail a PDF version to: [2].