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Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics PhD and Postdoc Projects, Germany

Deadline:

May 30, 2015

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The Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Frankfurt am Main investigates the attentional, cognitive and affective mechanisms of aesthetic perception and evaluation.

The institute currently offers grants for Post-doctoral Visiting Fellows for research projects regarding the aesthetic perception and evaluation of language and literature. The grants are awarded for a period of two years with a possible extension of up to one year. Starting date is flexible.

Applicants should hold a PhD degree, have an excellent record in their respective disciplines (literary studies, linguistics, psychology, or neuroscience), be interested in cooperations across disciplines and prepared to work in a multi-language environment.

Applicants should have an excellent record in their respective disciplines and submit an 8-10 pages prospectus of their research project along with two reading samples.

We offer a monthly tax-free stipend of up to € 2.500; we additionally cover some insurance costs.

The Max Planck Society is committed to hiring more disabled persons. We encourage applications from disabled persons.

The Max Planck Society would like to increase the proportion of women in those fields in which they are under-represented. Women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply.

Applications including CV, a letter of intent, two reading samples, research proposal and references (copies only, please) should be sent in pdf-format by May 30, 2015, to: job@aesthetics.mpg.de (quoting job code: SL 2/2015).

The Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Frankfurt am Main investigates the attentional, cognitive and affective mechanisms of aesthetic perception and evaluation.

The institute currently offers positions for PhD and Postdoc projects regarding the aesthetic perception and evaluation of language and literature. Positions are awarded for a period of three years (PhDs) or two years (Postdocs) with a possible extension of up to one year. Starting date is flexible.

Applicants should hold an MA (for PhDs) or a PhD degree (for Postdocs), have an excellent record in their respective disciplines (literary studies, linguistics, computational linguistics, psychology, or neuroscience), be interested in cooperations across disciplines and prepared to work in a multi-language environment.

Applicants should have an excellent record in their respective disciplines and submit an 8-10 pages prospectus of their research project along with two reading samples.

Salaries are determined following the salary scale TVÖD 13 (Bund); they come with substantial additional social benefits. PhD positions are 50% positions.

The Max Planck Society is committed to hiring more disabled persons. We encourage applications from disabled persons.

The Max Planck Society would like to increase the proportion of women in those fields in which they are under-represented. Women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply.

Applications including CV, a letter of intent, two reading samples, research proposal and references (copies only, please) should be sent in pdf-format by May 30, 2015, to: job@aesthetics.mpg.de (quoting job code: SL 1/2015).

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