Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Position at Yale University

Dec 21, 2017

Drs. Paul Bloom and Karen Wynn in the Department of Psychology at Yale University are seeking candidates for a postdoctoral position to begin Fall of 2018. The position is supported by the Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize, and will focus on research in moral development, with special emphasis on the emerging moral and social capacities of infants and young children. The position is for two years, with possibility of renewal for subsequent years.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in psychology or a related field, with experience in developmental research on social cognition in infants and/or young children. Candidates should be creative, independent, articulate, and deeply engaged in questions bearing on the origins and development of morality.

More information about the PIs and their interests can be found here and

Interested applicants should submit a CV, a cover letter with statement of research interests (1-2 pages), contact information for three potential references, and up to two publications that are representative of the applicant’s best work. Reference letters will be requested from short-listed applicants. Applications received by February 1 will receive full consideration; review of applications will continue until the position is filled. 

Salary will be based on the NIH postdoctoral rates. Women, LGBTQ and under-represented minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Yale University is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Please send your application materials, ideally as a single PDF document, to

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