Join Us

We are constantly looking for talented people at every career stage to join the DCCN lab.

{Research Assistant(s)} Are you looking for a short-term RA position in a multidisciplinary lab? We are often looking for research assistants that can support our project in different ways. If you have interest and/or experience in social network analyses, programming (javascript/python), behavioral experiments, online experiments (MTurk), computational modeling (R/Matlab/Python) or neuroimaging (data collection/analyses) please send Wouter van den Bos a short email.

{Research Assistant} We are looking for a research assistant (1 day a week) to deal with the communication of our lab,  including managing our social media accounts and websites. This position would be ideal for someone who has a background in communication sciences and has experience with the management of an online presence. Fluency in Dutch and English is a must for this position. If interested, please send an email including your CV and a short motivation to Wouter van den Bos (

{Lab Manager} We are currently look for a part time lab manager (2 days a week). This person will work closely with other lab members to assist in all aspects of running the lab and conducting research. This job would be ideal for Research Master students who are looking for additional research experience before joining a PhD program. The role of the successful candidate will be the coordination and facilitation of all aspects of research in the lab. This will involve a mix of research and administrative duties, and day-to-day work will vary. Research duties will include research-related activities, such as recruiting and scheduling participants, designing and creating experimental stimuli, conducting/ experiments with adults in the lab and children at schools, assisting with data analysis and the preparation of research for publication. Taking an active role in all stages of the research is strongly encouraged. Fluency in Dutch and English is a must. If interested, please send an email including your CV to Wouter van den Bos (

{MSc Students} Are you a Research Master student at the University of Amsterdam, working in the field of Cognitive Science? Then join us for your Master’s thesis/internship. We have a wide range of projects and we can discuss which of these would best suit your skills and interests. You will become part of an interdisciplinary group and learn new experimental, computational and/or neuroimaging skills.

{PhD students} PhD position on social learning:

{Postdoctoral fellows} Currently we no openings, but contact Wouter van den Bos if you are interested in the lab, and if you have potential funding opportunities. Same for visiting PhD students.