Lunds universitet, Humaniora och teologi, Filosofiska institutionen

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 8 160 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

The Joint Faculties of the Humanities and Theology have eight departments and carries out large and varied work within research and education with the purpose to understand people as cultural and social beings. The faculties have some 700 employees and around 4000 students.

The Department of Philosophy has about 70 employees. Research and education at the department is conducted within three subjects: Cognitive science, Practical philosophy and Theoretical philosophy. While these subjects to a large extent conduct research and education independently, there are also close collaborations between them. Read about current activities at the department’s webpage.

Research assistant or Researcher 

Part time 50%

Poistions: Two

Starting date: 1 May 2020 or according to agreement

Period: One-Year 200501-210430

Cognitive Science can be defined as the interdisciplinary study of how knowledge and information is represented and processed in biological and artificial systems. The research area borders on psychology, philosophy, computer science, linguistics, education science, anthropology, biology, neuroscience.

We announce two one-year positions as research assistant or researcher at 50%. 

Among the qualifications sought for are the following kinds of expertises and skills: Statistics, Observational studies, Virtual Reality technology, Video coding, Experimental studies, Web design, Programming, and Experimental studies on animals – It is an advantage if you have some of these skills. 

A person is eligible for this position as a research assistant if s/he has a master degree or equivalent in: cognitive science, psychology, philosophy, computer science, linguistics, education science, anthropology, biology, neuroscience, etc. A person is eligible for this position as a researcher if s/he instead has a doctoral degree in said areas. The selection process will focus on qualifications as demonstrated in the application

The application must include:

• A complete Curriculum Vitae

• Verified descriptions of previous education and a list of publications

• A description of the applicant’s suitability - expertise and qualifications - for the position.

A brief discussion of how the applicant’s interests and skills align with ongoing research at Lund University Cognitive Science is desirable. See

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment 2020-05-01
Salary Månadslön
Number of positions 1
Working hours 50
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2020/846
  • Agneta Gulz, Professor,
  • Tomas Persson, Prefekt,
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
Published 06.Mar.2020
Last application date 27.Mar.2020 11:59 PM CET

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