Postdoctoral Position (m/f/d) | Boosting Decision Making | Center for Adaptive Rationality

Scientist Berlin
Cultural Studies Cognitive Research Social Sciences

Job Code: 10/2022

Job Offer from May 25, 2022

The Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, a scientific Institute of international orientation, seeks applicants for 1 Postdoctoral Position (m/f/d) in Boosting Decision Making (E 13 TVöD; 39 hours/week).

The position

The Center for Adaptive Rationality takes an interdisciplinary approach to cognitive science and decision making. For this position, candidates should be interested in investigating interventions to improve human decision making in the health domain. The position is available from October 1st, 2022, but later start dates are possible. The position is for 3 years.

Your profile

Applicants should have a background in Health Psychology, Public Health, Economics or other related fields. They should have a profound expertise in pursuing experimental research, evidence synthesis and data analysis. A strong research interest in the concept of boosting and public health policy are essential. Candidates must have a PhD. In addition, the ability to work independently will be highly beneficial.

Our offer

The Max Planck Institute for Human Development offers an excellent infrastructure including support staff and equipment for conducting experiments (e.g., behavioral laboratory, fMRI, EEG, TMS). It provides an international research environment, with English being the working language of the Center for Adaptive Rationality.

Your application

The Max Planck Society strives for gender and diversity equality. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.

Applicants should submit a cover letter describing research interests (max. 2 pages), curriculum vitae, and 1-2 representative papers (published or working papers). In addition, please provide two reference contacts. We kindly ask you to submit your application without a photo. Please send the materials as a single PDF file with your name as the file name to ; Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Lentzeallee 94, 14195 Berlin. In the correspondence, please use “Postdoctoral Researcher in Boosting Decision Making” in the subject line.

Applications should be submitted by June 26th, 2022 to ensure consideration. However, review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

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