Open Positions

Listed below are the positions at William James Center for Research. Each listing will link to another page or pdf that will describe the position and provide contact information.



Important Notice 


The FCT will open the 2018 individual PhD and Postdoc applications, soon. The William James Center for Research is a new center at ISPA-Instituto Universitário under the directorship of Professor Gün Semin classified as Excellent by FCT. WJCR has two thematic groupings, one focusing on fundamental psychological issues and the other on translational psychological issues. The former specializes in cognition, Affect, and development in a social context and brings different levels of analysis and a diversity of interlinked research lines. The latter is engaged in health and well-being related issues but also interfaces the applied aspect of the research with investigations of the underlying basic processes. One of the goals and expectations of the WJCR is to become a European center of excellence for research and training in communication and sociality; cognitive, affective, and developmental processes; and translational Psychology (more information .


The principal researchers in the William James Center for Research are available to help prospective students or post docs preparing proposals to the next call . For more information please contact