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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Fellowships at the Center for Mind, Brain and Cognitive Evolution, Bochum, GERMANY

Fellowships at the Center for Mind, Brain and Cognitive Evolution, 
Ruhr-Universitt Bochum

Call for fellowships 2014/2015 -Deadline for applications: February 15, 2014

Details can be found at the homepage:

1) Senior fellowship in philosophy and psychiatry (for one month)
2) Senior fellowship in animal mind research (for one month)
3) Junior-fellowship in philosophy and developmental aspects of concepts, 
perception or social cognition (for two to three months
4) Senior or Junior-fellowship in Neurosciences with focus on memory function 
(for three to six months)
5) Senior or junior fellowship in neurophilosophy (one to six months)
6) Junior fellowship in Philosophy of Cognition (one month)
7) Junior Fellowship for an outstanding female reseacher (for one or two 
8) Senior fellowship in Computational Models of Memory (four to six month)

All fellows are invited to deliver a fellow lecture and will participate in an 
interdisciplinary research program and are asked to offer some presentations 
for master students of the new program?Cognitive Science?.

Applications should include:
1. A (brief) letter of application including personal information academic 
background, and research interests (please indicate the number and the title of 
the fellowship you apply for).
2. A brief proposal for a research project (1-2 pages) if the fellowship is 
planned for at least two months).
3. CV including a list of publications, talks, conferences attended and 
teaching experience.
4. One representative article as PDF document.
5. Only for applicants for a junior fellowship: one letter of recommendation 
addressing the applicants? qualification for a research project. This should be 
send from the referees directly or through a letter service.
All documents of the candidate should be sent electronically. We regret that we 
will not be able to return any submitted material.