Deadline for applications: 23 June 2011.
University of Amsterdam: The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is a university with an internationally acclaimed profile, located at the heart of the Dutch capital. As well as a world centre for business and research, Amsterdam is a hub of cultural and media activities. The University of Amsterdam is a member of the League of European Research Universities.
Faculty of Humanities: The Faculty of Humanities provides education and conducts research with a strong international profile in a large number of disciplines in the field of language and culture. Located in the heart of Amsterdam, the Faculty maintains close ties with many cultural institutes in the capital city. There are almost 1,250 employees affiliated with the Faculty, which has about 6,800 students. The Faculty’s research is organised in four research institutes: the Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication (ACLC), the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA), the Institute for Culture and History (ICH) and the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC). Researchers from the Faculty of Humanities participate in three of the UvA’s fifteen Research Priority Area’s (‘zwaartepunten’): Brain & Cognition, Cultural Heritage & Identity and Cultural Transformations & Globalisation. For each of these three areas the Faculty has a vacancy for a postdoctoral researcher (fulltime (38 hours/week), 1 September 2011-1 September 2013). The principal tasks of the postdoctoral researchers are: on the basis of a research plan produce a monograph or a number of articles, draw up a proposal for an ERC or NWO Vernieuwingsimpuls grant For the Research Priority Area Brain & Cognition the ILLC invites applications for:
Postdoc in Music Cognition 1 fte (38 hours/week) for two years The postdoctoral researcher will take part in the UvA research priority program Brain &; Cognition and will contribute to the subtheme investigating the role of consciousness and attention in rhythm perception (see here