Higher School of Economics, International Faculty Recruitment

Position ID: 2848-NEUROSCIENCE [#19211]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Moscow, Moscow City 101000, Russian Federation [map]
Application Deadline: 2022/01/09 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/12/08, finished 2022/07/16, listed until 2022/01/09)
Position Description:    

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Assistant/Associate Professor at Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia)

About HSE University

The Higher School of Economics (HSE University) is a young, dynamic and fast-growing Russian research university. Over the past 25 years, HSE University has become a leader in Russian education, while also being recognized globally.

For instance, we were the first state-run university in Russia to begin recruiting on the international academic market. We aim at being a university with a highly attuned approach to training new professionals. Therefore, we are eager to hire people with real experience, as well as basic and applied knowledge. Committed to high-quality research, HSE University now has more than 100 research institutes and centres and over 30 international research laboratories collaborating with international specialists from all over the world.

The Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience in Moscow of the Higher School of Economics, Russia invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant/Associate Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience and related fields.


The general requirements for the tenure track positions are the following:

Candidates must hold a recent PhD in psychology, neuroscience, medicine, physics, applied mathematics, computer science, engineering, signal processing, machine learning, computational neurobiology, neural dynamics, computational neuroeconomics, computational psychiatry or related areas, which was awarded by an internationally recognized university and has been assessed by external reviewers as having the potential to pursue research that is publishable in leading peer-reviewed journals; Candidates are expected to have solid research experience, strong publication record and a proven ability to attract external funding; Experience in supervising PhD and Master dissertations is highly desirable; Teaching experience at leading foreign universities is desirable; The successful candidate is expected to conduct high-quality research publishable in reputable peer-reviewed journals with research support provided by the University and to supervise MSc/PhD students. The candidate is expected to show ability to structure, initiate and lead an independent research program. Track record of successful funding is desirable. Knowledge of psychology, cognitive sciences, biology, neurosciences, linguistics will be an advantage and ability to work with data and in an inter-disciplinary environment is highly desirable. Relevant experience with cognitive neuroscience methods(e.g.,multi-channel EEG, MEG, TMS, tDCS, fMRI, eye-tracking, behavioral experimentation),including designing and running experiments, neuroimaging/statistical data analysis, programming in Matlab, Python and R, excellent communication and team-working skills, enthusiasm and great commitment to research will be an advantage.


Tenure track positions are only available on a full-time, residential basis.

Overall, appointments are usually made for an initial three-year period (starting September 2022) and, upon successful completion of an interim review, contracts are normally extended for a further three years until the tenure review.

HSE University provides excellent opportunities for international faculty. For instance, we can offer a competitive salary (indexed to inflation annually and subject to a 13% flat income tax), health insurance, travel support, research support and other benefits. Since there is a key focus on generating high quality research, the teaching load of newly hired faculty is low. All individual terms of employment will be reflected in the offer letter.

Application Process

Applications must be submitted online.

Required Documents:

- a CV

- a statement of research interest

- a recent research paper

- 2 letters of recommendation

Learn more: https://iri.hse.ru/announcements/532821673.html

The deadline for the applications is January 9, 2022.

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