The School of Psychology
Assistant Professor in Psychology (multiple positions)
School of Psychology at the Faculty of Social Sciences
National Research University Higher School of Economics
The School of Psychology of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in psychology and related fields, notably in cross-cultural psychology, cognitive psychology, social and personality psychology, economic psychology, engineering psychology and cognitive neuroscience or computational neuroscience (including neuroeconomics). Knowledge of Russian is not required as teaching and research are both conducted in English.
The HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university. Over the past twenty years, the HSE has become one of Russia's largest universities in the fields of economics, social sciences and humanities, and has earned the reputation of a national leader in higher education. Importantly, HSE develops as a “project and research university” where education, fundamental and applied research, and "think tank" activities are combined for the comprehensive development of society. Committed to high-quality research, HSE now has a considerable number of international research laboratories, led by eminent professors from all over the world; more such laboratories were opened in 2016-2017.
The Department of Psychology provides excellent research facilities for studies in experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience. We provide excellent opportunities to teach in English at BA and MS levels.
Candidates must hold a recent Ph.D. in psychology, social sciences, neuroscience, computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics or related fields, or be within a year of completion at the time of application. The successful candidate is expected to conduct high-quality research publishable in reputable peer-reviewed journals with research support provided by the University. The appointments will be made for three years in the first instance, starting in September 2018, with reviews of teaching and research during the third year.
The salary is competitive, indexed to inflation annually, and subject to a 13% flat income tax. The university offers health insurance (free of charge), language assistance, and other social benefits; travel support and other research assistance are generous. Since we have heavy emphasis placed on high quality research, the teaching load of newly hired faculty is relatively low and service is minimal.
Application and Interviews
Please provide a CV, a statement of research interest, a recent research paper via online application form.
Please also arrange for at least 2 letters of reference to be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for accepting application materials is November 15, 2017. Late applications can be also considered if the position is not filled.
More information about the university available at the Higher School of Economics,
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