Centre for Cognition & Decision Making
Fields of research: psychology
For the 2014/15 academic year, the HSE is actively recruiting in 15 different disciplines: management, economics & finance, sociology, political science & international relations, history, psychology, philosophy, media and communications, education, philology, applied mathematics, statistics, public policy and administration, law.
The Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Russia is soliciting applications for post-doctoral fellowships at its various research centres and laboratories. Vacancies are listed below.
HSE offers a competitive salary and research-related travel support. The compensation package for a HSE postdoctoral fellow also includes one roundtrip flight (economy class), health insurance, free accommodation at the HSE professor’s guesthouse ( for out of town candidates only) for the full duration of the appointment, and administrative support. The appointment is normally made for one year starting September 2014 with the possibility of extension in some cases.
The postdoctoral fellow is expected to pursue his/her research interests under the supervision of the director of the lab or the head of the project, work in close collaboration with the center’s ongoing projects and make no less than two presentations of the research before the affiliated center or laboratory, or a broader audience. Some teaching is also normally encouraged. The postdoctoral fellow will be allocated a working space equipped with computer and free internet access at HSE.
Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in the field of application from a doctoral program with a strong research orientation from a major international research university. All work is conducted in English, knowledge of Russian is not required. Individual research centers or labs may have additional specifications.
A CV, research statement and two letters of recommendation should be sent to the address email@example.com by March 25, 2014. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted further. The decision will normally be announced by April 25, 2014.
Fields of research: education research, broadly conceived (may include psychmetrics, educational research methods, educational leadership, social contexts of education, economics, sociology and philosophy of education, anthropology of education).
Fields of research: psychology
Fields of research: psychometrics
Fields of research: psychometrics, educational research methods, educational leadership, social contexts of education, economics, sociology and philosophy of education, anthropology of education, comparative education exploring issues of inequality, educational polices that address social inequality.
Fields of research: longitudinal studies.
Fields of research: educational science, project- and problem-based learning, MOOCs and blended-learning.
Fields of research: Adult learning, Skills and Competencies Assessment and Development.
Fields of research: qualitative and quantitative research in education (experimental and cross-sectional research), quality of education, statistical data analysis, factors affecting educational outcomes.
Fields of research: institutional economics and comparative politics, with a special focus on state-business relations, predatory and violent behavior of state agencies, violent practices in business, and strategies of business actors to defend themselves against state predation and other forms of business-related violence.
Fields of research: institutional economics and comparative politics, with a special focus on the comparative political economy of Russia and China.
Fields of research: quantitative data-driven research of different aspects of competitiveness of Russian industries and firms.
Fields of research: public procurement.
Fields of research: analysis of enforcement of civil and administrative legislation in Russia.
Project: 'Banking in Emerging Markets'.
Project: 'Institutional analysis of public procurement in Russia'.
Project: 'Russian Academic Profession in the comparative context'.
Project: 'Social networks and peer effects in education'.
Fields of research: history of the Soviet experience of World War II, occupations and liberations in Europe, 1939-45.
Fields of research: empirical corporate finance in emerging markets.
Fields of research: social psychology, cross-cultural psychology, and economic psychology.
Fields of research: mathematics.
Fields of research: neural underpinnings of language, with the focus on clinical and neuroimaging evidence.
Fields of research: comparative studies of social change, the analysis of cross-sectional and longitudinal data.
Fields of research: history of philosophy, logic, epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy.
Fields of research: history of political imagination of nationalism and empire in the region of Eastern Europe and Eurasia.
Fields of research: quantitative data-driven interdisciplinary Internet research for social science.
Project: Factors of Productivity of Manufacturing Firms.
Project: Economic Analysis of Enforcement of Civil and Administrative Legislation in Russia.
Project: acculturation and adaptation, experimental study of prejudice towards immigrants/other ethnic groups.
Project: institutional economics, comparative political economy, political science, history.