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Postdoctoral position

Budapest, Hungary

Central European University


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Starting date: As soon as possible

Application deadline: January 14, 2013

Full Or Part Time: Full time

The Cognitive Development Center (CDC) at the Central European University (CEU), Budapest announces a search for a postdoctoral position, supervised by Gergely Csibra to work on receptive communication in infants using EEG, NIRS, eye-tracking, and behavioral techniques.

The CDC is an English speaking lab, which currently employs 6 postdocs (from 5 countries), 4 graduate students, and research support personnel. Our research covers broad areas of cognitive development, and focuses primarily on social cognition. The post is funded from external sources. Applicants must have a PhD in psychology or a related field, and a strong record of prior research accomplishments. Preference will be given to applicants with familiarity in infant research and/or electrophysiological techniques and those who can take the position earlier.


Commensurate with experience. However, we offer a competitive salary, as well as a dynamic and international academic environment. The post is for approximately 2 years and is open immediately.

How to apply?

Applicants need to submit:

• a full CV,

• contact address for 2 references,

• and a cover letter.

Please send your complete application package to: - including the above relevant job codes in subject line (2012/069)

Informal inquiries about the position could be addressed to Gergely Csibra (

Central European University (CEU) is a graduate research-intensive university specializing primarily in the social sciences. It is located in Budapest, and accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other emerging democracies throughout the world. CEU offers both Master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1500 students from more than 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty, from nearly 30 countries, and a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world.

The language of instruction is English.

CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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