09/06/2020

Postdoctoral Fellow (psychology, artificial intelligence, informatics, cognitive science, robotics, neuroscience, philosophy)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Hokkaido University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
    Psychological sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    10/07/2020 23:59 - Asia/Tokyo
  • LOCATION
    Japan › Hokkaido
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    See description

OFFER DESCRIPTION

[Description of the institution]

Center for Human Nature, Artificial Intelligence, and Neuroscience (CHAIN), Hokkaido University, in Hokkaido, Japan is a research and education center for interdisciplinary studies in the humanities, social sciences, neuroscience, and artificial intelligence. It aims to open up new directions of research into the nature of human existence by fostering interaction and collaboration between humanities and the social sciences, including philosophy, ethics, psychology (cognitive and social), law, and economics, on the one hand, and the natural sciences, such as neuroscience, AI, and cognitive science, on the other. In particular, it focuses on connecting philosophical ideas with methods and insights of mathematical and empirical sciences. A new interdisciplinary graduate program of CHAIN starts in July 2020.

[Job description]
CHAIN invites applications for two 3.5-year post-doc positions with an anticipated start date of September 1st, 2020. Successful applicants will be appointed as a Postdoctoral Fellow in CHAIN. Women and members of other underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

This is a full-time research position. The postdoctoral fellows will engage in collaborative research projects with one or more of the existing members of CHAIN. Besides their research duties, they are expected to act as tutors in the yearly CHAIN summer and winter schools, as well as fulfil minimal administrative duties as members of CHAIN.

[Address of work location]
Kita 12 Nishi 7, Kita-ku, Sapporo
Hokkaido 060-0812 Japan

[Available positions]
Postdoctoral Fellow

[Starting date, employment date, etc.]
September 1st, 2020 (or as early as possible after this date)

More Information

Benefits

[Treatment after recruitment]

This is a full-time research position with an anticipated start date of September 1st, 2020. Upon employment, an employment contract until the end of the fiscal year will be signed, which is then renewed on a yearly basis until 31 March, 2024. The salary will be paid under the annual-salary scheme and the discretionary labor system. The annual salary is determined in accordance with the internal regulations of Hokkaido University. A one month probationary period applies.

[Insurances]

Upon employment, one will be enrolled in Health Insurance, Employee Pension, Workers' Accident Compensation Insurance and Employment Insurance.

Additional comments

Data Number: D120051047 and D120051048 are the same job information to set different Online Submission methods.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Hokkaido University
Japan
Hokkaido

EURAXESS offer ID: 531262
Posting organisation offer ID: D120051048

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