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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, NC
Personality/Social Psychology

This one-year position starting in late summer (2014) is with a project examining the nature of character and the associations between character traits and beliefs, desires, identities, relationships, emotions, behavior, and situations. Key directions of research include the consistency of character, its internal causal structure, and its relationship to normal personality; the role of virtue in self- and other-knowledge; and the role of identity emulation in virtuous behavior. Our ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Psychology with expertise in personality/social and possibly morality or virtue. Funded by the Templeton World Charity Foundation, this collaborative project will offer substantial opportunity for a candidate to help with writing for publication, shaping the research questions and designs, and statistical analyses. The researcher in this position will work collaboratively with Will Fleeson, Mike Furr, Eranda Jayawickreme and Christian Miller (Philosophy) and will have interests in virtue, character, and moral psychology. Please see www.thecharacterproject.com for more information about this project. Additional questions about the position can be directed to William Fleeson (FleesonW@wfu.edu) or Mike Furr (FurrRM@wfu.edu).

Application Instructions: Candidates should supply a curriculum vitae and a statement of research. Applicants must make arrangements to have the letters of recommendation sent to letters@wfu.edu. Questions about the application process may be addressed to wakejobs@wfu.edu. Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Wake Forest University is an EEO/AA employer. For complete details and to apply, go to https://wakejobs.silkroad.com.

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Ad has been online since March 18, 2014
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