Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate | Los Angeles, CA - Job.com

Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate

for University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA

Job Description

Job Announcement

The Minds in Development Lab at the University of Southern California (http://dornsife. usc. edu/labs/mid-la/) seeks a postdoctoral fellow to fill a two-year position funded by a grant from the Office of Naval Research on counterfactual reasoning. Our project, entitled the emergence and modeling of counterfactual reasoning, is led by Henrike Moll and Morteza Dehghani. We are seeking a philosophically-minded psychologist, ideally with a background in cognitive development, and familiar with formal logic and/or cognitive modeling.

Qualifications: Candidates should hold a Ph. D. in Psychology, Philosophy, or a related field. Candidates should have a strong record of empirical research, quantitative and technological skills, and experience in Cognitive Developmental Psychology and cognitive modeling.

If interested, please submit your CV and cover letter, including a short description of research background and research interests by October 15, 2015.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

**The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity. **

Minimum Field of Expertise

Directly related education in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit your CV and cover letter, including a short description of research background and research interests by October 15, 2015.

*Requisition ID:* 1004460

*Position ID:* P01452333

*Academic Title:* Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate

*Department:* Psychology

*Location:* University Park Campus

*Employment Type:* Full-Time

*Employment Terms:* New, Grant Funded, Fixed Term

*Hiring Range:* $46, 000 per year - salary will commmensurate with experience

*Job Category:* Laboratory and Research

*FLSA:* Exempt

*Minimum Education:* Ph. D. or equivalent doctorate within previous five years

*Minimum Experience:* 0-1 year

*Quicklink for Posting:* http://jobs. usc. edu/postings/52976

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