[Comp-neuro] Assistant Professor in Psychology @ HSE, Moscow

Alex Ossadtchi ossadtchi at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 07:24:22 CET 2015

School of Psychology at the Faculty of Social Sciences

Assistant Professor in Psychology (multiple positions)

School of Psychology at the Faculty of Social Sciences

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Moscow, Russia

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
neuroeconomics, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology, social and
personality psychology, economic psychology, engineering psychology and
computational neuroscience. Applications for Associate and Full
Professorships can also be considered in exceptional cases. Knowledge of
Russian is not required as teaching is done in English.

Application: http://cas.hse.ru/psychology_2016_2017

About HSE

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. One
of its unique features has been its direct involvement in socioeconomic
reforms in Russia, which has allowed HSE to develop 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 over twenty
international research laboratories, led by eminent professors from all
over the world; more such laboratories are expected to be opened by early
2016. 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’s Centre for Advanced Studies. The
appointments will be made for three years in the first instance, starting
in September 2016, with reviews of teaching and research during the third


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 and a recent research
paper via online application form. At least 2 letters of reference should
be forwarded directly to the attention of the Psychology Review Committee
at cas at hse.ru.

More information about the university and the Centre is available at the
www.hse.ru/en, http://social.hse.ru/en/psy/ and www.cas.hse.ru

Centre for Cognition & Decision Making: http://www.hse.ru/en/cdm-centre/
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