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Five PhD positions on "Situated Cognition", Bochum/Osnabrueck (Germany)

Deadline: Sunday 19 April 2020

The interdisciplinary Research Training Group "Situated Cognition", funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), invites applications for 5 PhD positions (salary scale TV-L E 13, 65%; including social benefits) for a three-year structured PhD program. The program and all positions shall commence June 1st, 2020, or, based on invidivual agreements, shortly afterwards. The RTG is based at the Department of Philosophy II and the Faculty of Psychology at Ruhr-University Bochum as well as at the Institute of Cognitive Science, the Department of Philosophy and the Institute of Psychology at Osnabŕuck University.

All PhD positions are essentially interdisciplinary with an emphasis on one of the subjects involved, i.e. philosophical theory formation, experimental psychology or neuroscience. Candidates applying for or suggesting a theoretical project are expected to have an excellent M.A., M.Sc. (or Staatsexamen degree) in Philosophy or Cognitive Science. They should have expertise in at least one of the following areas: Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Action or Philosophy of Perception. Furthermore, we expect advanced knowledge in at least one of the following areas: Cognitive Psychology, Behavioral Biology, Artificial Intelligence, or Neuroscience.

For more information, see https://situated-cognition.com/call/ or contact Prof. Dr. Albert Newen at .

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