JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Columbia University

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Program for Economic Research
Postdoctoral Research Scholar

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452773
Date Posted: 02/25/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Behavioral Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Program for Economic Research at Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in the fields of Behavioral Economics or Neuroeconomics to begin July 1, 2015.

Columbia University's Program for Economic Research invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar to study the cognitive foundations of economic decisionmaking. The program is especially interested in research that explores parallels between the cognitive mechanisms involved in perceptual judgments and in economic decisions. Projects may involve the perception of probability, value or risk; learning to forecast or categorize; endogenous allocation of attention; sources of randomness in decisions; or context effects in choice behavior.

Minimum Qualifications: a PhD in economics, psychology, computational neuroscience, computer science, or related field. A strong background in computational modeling is preferred.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 03/06/2015
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Application Instructions:
To apply, please send a cover letter stating background and research interests, a CV, one or two representative publications or working papers, and contact information of at least two references to Application deadline: March 6, 2015.