LINGUIST List 32.3363

Wed Oct 27 2021

Jobs: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: MindCORE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at UPenn, University of Pennsylvania

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 27-Oct-2021
From: Heather Calvert <>
Subject: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics: MindCORE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at UPenn, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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University or Organization: University of Pennsylvania
Department: MindCORE
Job Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: MindCORE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at UPenn

Job Rank: Post Doc

Specialty Areas: Cognitive Science; General Linguistics; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics


MindCORE seeks to recruit outstanding postdoctoral researchers for our Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Scholars. Housed within the School of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania, MindCORE ( is an interdisciplinary effort to understand human intelligence and behavior.

Designed for individuals who have recently obtained a PhD degree in psychology, linguistics, neuroscience, philosophy, computer science or other cognitive science discipline, the MindCORE Fellowship is a springboard for young researchers as they establish their own research program. Fellows are also encouraged to pursue collaborative research with faculty working across disciplines at Penn.

Fellows receive a competitive salary, relocation allowance, health insurance, plus a modest research budget of $20,000. Fellows also benefit from access to the greater community of academics including visiting scholars plus leading research facilities equipped with cutting-edge instrumentation all on an urban campus in a vibrant city. Fellows are invited to join regular working group meetings within their field plus career development workshops aimed at young researchers, and will be provided with a mentoring committee. Funding is provided in one-year terms renewable for up to three years.

Eligibility :
We are accepting applications for 2022-2023 until January 10, 2022.

Applicants must have formally completed all requirements of the PhD degree and provide a copy of their diploma at the time of appointment (typically July 1, 2022 – Jan 15, 2023).

All eligible and complete applications will be evaluated by the Selection Committee after January 10. Applications are judged on the following criteria:
- Scientific excellence
- Scientific match and interdisciplinarity
- Career potential

MindCORE seeks to award ~2 post-doctoral Fellowships per year. Positions may start as early as July 1, 2022.

Questions? Contact

Candidates must submit a research statement that identifies at least three MindCORE faculty ( at Penn with whom the applicant could potentially collaborate; along with a CV, and contact information for two referees. Complete applications should be submitted along with some basic information using a form available via the application URL below.

Application Deadline: 10-Jan-2022

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Heather Calvert

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