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PhD and Postdoc positions linguistics, computational linguistics, psychology, literary studies, or neuroscience
Published(1104 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1059 days ago)
Max-Planck Institute for Empirical AestheticsFrankfurt (Main)
The Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics
in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, investigates the attentional, cognitive and affective mechanisms of aesthetic perception and evaluation.
The Institute currently offers
PhD and Postdoc positions
for projects regarding the aesthetic perception and evaluation of language and literature. PhD positions are awarded for a period
of three years; Postdoc positions vary in duration from two to five years depending on the type of contract. Starting date is flexible.
Applicants should hold an MA (for PhDs) or a PhD degree (for Postdocs), have an excellent record in their respective disciplines
(linguistics, computational linguistics, psychology, literary studies, or neuroscience), be interested in cooperations across
disciplines and prepared to work in a multi-language environment.
Applicants should submit a 5-10 pages prospectus of their research
project, or at least a sketch of ideas, along with two reading samples.
Salaries are determined following the salary scale E 13 according to German TVÖD (Bund); they come with substantial additional
social benefits. PhD positions are 50% positions.
The Max Planck Society is committed to hiring more disabled persons. We encourage applications from disabled persons.
The Max Planck Society would like to increase the proportion of women in those fields in which they are underrepresented. Women
are therefore expressly encouraged to apply.
Applications including your CV, a letter of intent, two reading samples, research
proposal and references (copies only, please) should be submitted - preferably in pdf format -
no later than September 30, 2016, to
für empirische Ästhetik
60322 Frankfurt am Main