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PostDoc in Social Cognition / Social Psychology
NYU Shanghai
Post-doctoral Position

Job Description:

The Social Psychology research group at NYU Shanghai, led by Dr. Friederike Funk, invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral researcher position without teaching duties. The initial appointment is for one year (2021/22). The successful candidate will work on a project funded by the NYU-ECNU Institute for Social Development at NYU Shanghai that examines the cultural variability and gender specificity of criminal stereotypes using statistical face model approaches and other techniques.

Application process:  

Interested applicants should send their C.V., two brief recommendation letters, as well as a cover letter addressing research and academic interests to Applications will be received until January 15, 2021.  The 12-months fellowship can begin between May and September 2021 (to be discussed with Friederike Funk). If you have any questions, please email

About NYU Shanghai:

NYU Shanghai is the third degree-granting campus within New York University’s global network. It is the first higher education joint venture in China authorized to grant degrees that are accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars of the highest caliber who are committed to NYU's global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research and who embody the global society in which we live. 

NYU’s global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.

NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Shanghai affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.

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