Month: April 2021

4/9: A PhD position in Language Evolution/Sociolinguistics + A Deep Learning Postdoc Position are available at LEADS group at MPI

We are looking for a full-time PhD and Postdoctoral researcher to join the newly founded Minerva Group ‘Language Evolution and Adaptation in Diverse Situations’ (LEADS), led by Dr. Limor Raviv, at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in the Netherlands. 

4/9: Rutgers Inclusive Excellence Postdoctoral Position

Dear all,
We are seeking a candidate for the brand new Inclusive Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowship ( at the Psychology Department of Rutgers University – New Brunswick (, starting September 1st, 2021.
Our lab (Cognition and Learning Center: is part of the vibrant cognitive science community at Rutgers University ( We are also a member of the newly established Computational Developmental Science Group (
This position is a perfect fit for someone that is interested in cognitive development (such as how babies remember things; how children solve math problems; what children find interesting), and at the same time passionate about contributing to and enhancing diversity, including but not limited to being from an underrepresented background, studying diversity science, and/or teaching diversity science.
Please get in touch with ( if you are interested in this opportunity, and please share this with anyone you think might be interested!

Postdoctoral position – Lab for the Developing Mind at NYU

The Lab for the Developing Mind (, PI: Moira Dillon) in the Department of Psychology at New York University is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Associate to begin anytime between June 2021 and June 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Anyone interested in the position but not completing their doctoral degree until 2022 should reach out directly (to to express their interest prior to applying.

Areas of investigation in the lab include early emerging knowledge domains, symbolic and abstract thought and reasoning, pictorial and mental imagery, mathematical cognition, and spatial cognition. The lab uses behavioral and computational approaches and tests participants ranging in age from infants through adults. The Department of Psychology at New York University offers a rich intellectual community in the developmental and cognitive sciences.

This position is expected to focus on children’s production and interpretation of pictorial and linguistic symbols referring to places, objects, and people. The Postdoctoral Associate will be expected to design and conduct studies with infants, children, and adults both remotely and in-person (when in-person testing resumes). This position is ideal for any researcher interested in how the foundations of human knowledge support human cultural flourishing.

Interested candidates should include a cover letter, CV, representative first-author publication, and contact information for three references. The application is available at: