PhD position in computational cognitive science – Silveira lab

The lab of Rava Azeredo da Silveira invites applications for Doctoral Student positions at ENS, Paris, and IOB, an associated institute of the University of Basel.

Research questions will be chosen from a range of topics including decision making, learning, and memory, with a particular focus on the structure of human inference, the nature of internal representations/latent variables, and behavioral variability. While the projects will be primarily theoretical, they will involve data analysis and may be complemented with behavioral experiments in the lab or carried out in collaboration with experimental labs.

Candidates with backgrounds in mathematics, statistics, artificial intelligence, physics, computer science, engineering, and psychology are welcome.

The positions will come with highly competitive work conditions and salaries.

How to apply:

Please send the following information in one single PDF, to silveira@iob.ch:

1. letter on motivation and interests;

2. curriculum vitæ;

3. transcripts of undergraduate and Master grades;

4. any paper or progress report you may wish to showcase.

In addition, please arrange for three letters of recommendations to be sent to the same email address. In all email correspondence, please include the mention “APPLICATION-PHD” in the subject header, otherwise the application will not be considered.

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