Job Opportunity: Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience 2020

December 2, 2019


Candidates must hold a doctoral level degree (PhD, DPhil, EdD, JD, etc.) by July 1, 2020, and must have received this degree after July 1, 2015.


Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled. Applications received after the deadline will be included in the second round of reviews only if the Steering Committee is unable to select finalists from the initial pool of candidates. 


The Center for Science and Society at Columbia University invites applications for a postdoctoral research scholar/scientist or associate research scholar/scientist position to begin July 1, 2020.

Columbia University is pleased to announce interdisciplinary postdoctoral positions in the Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience program for researchers who have earned the doctorate, or its equivalent, in (1) a humanities, arts, or social science discipline ― such as psychology, psychiatry, public health, law, history, economics, literature, political science, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, journalism, music and the arts ― and who have extensive acquaintance with, and critical understanding of, neuroscience research; OR (2) neuroscience or a related discipline in the natural sciences and who have extensive acquaintance with, and critical understanding of, another discipline in the arts, humanities, or social sciences.

These Scholars will join an innovative program, Presidential Scholars in Society and Neuroscience, which comprises seven existing Scholars and a large group of mentors and affiliated faculty from the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.


Please visit Columbia University’s Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) website to access this posting and submit your application. You can find more information and application instructions on the posting webpage or view the 2020 Call for Applications.