About the Scholarships:

Columbia University is pleased to announce up to three 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 eight existing Scholars and a large group of mentors and affiliated faculty from the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.


Candidates must hold a doctoral-level degree (PhD, EdD, JD, MD, etc.) by July 1, 2018, and must have received this degree after July 1, 2013.

How to Apply:

All applications must be submitted through Columbia University’s online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) and must include:

1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. PhD Dissertation Abstract (if applicable)
4. Writing sample(s) totaling up to 30 pages (articles or book chapter preferred)
5. Proposal for an interdisciplinary research project (or projects) that build(s) on the applicant’s current disciplinary background and brings together an aspect of neuroscientific research with research in the arts, humanities, and/or social sciences (see below for more details).
6. Work sample or portfolio (if applicable – for applicants with a background in the arts)
7. Three letters of reference to be uploaded to the site, below

To apply, please visit this link here 


E-Mail: presidentialscholars@columbia.edu

For further details, please visit the link given here

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