New vacancy: Postdoctoral Researcher - Cognitive and Cultural Foundations of Religion and Morality

The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography
Institue of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology (ICEA)


Grade 7: £31,604 to £38,833 per annum

Vacancy ID 133896

The Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology (ICEA) seeks to employ a Postdoctoral Researcher for the Templeton World Charity Foundation (TWCF) funded project “Cognitive and Cultural Foundations of Religion and Morality”. This is a full-time role offered on a fixed-term basis until 31 January 2020. You will be based at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford.

You will be a member of the international project team involved in designing and implementing cross-cultural experiments. You will be identifying appropriate field sites, adapting experimental protocols, and collecting data. The position involves extensive travel.

You will have already completed your PhD in a relevant discipline, or be in the final stages. You will have substantial experience of designing and running psychology experiments. Your quantitative statistical skills and analysis skills will be demonstrable. We are also looking for someone with the communication skills to present data at conferences and meetings.

For further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below.

You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application for this fixed-term position. Details of the application procedure contained in the further particulars should be followed carefully.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday 12 April 2018.

Further information and details on how to apply