JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Carnegie Mellon University

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Social and Decision Sciences
Behavioral Decision Research

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454123
Date Posted: 10/09/2015
Date Inactive: 11/02/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Behavioral Decision Research
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Behavioral Decision Research
Behavioral Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The department of Social and Decision Sciences (SDS) at Carnegie Mellon University is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure track, position in behavioral decision research with strong training in psychology or behavioral economics. We are open to candidates with interests in theory, empirical and/or applied work, including lab experiments, field research, big data, and neuroscience. Applicants must have an outstanding research record or potential and candidates with interdisciplinary interests are encouraged to apply. We are especially interested in junior level candidates, but are open to applications from individuals at all levels.

The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2016.

SDS is multi-disciplinary, including faculty trained in psychology, economics, mathematics, history, and industrial engineering. Several have joint appointments with other units, notably the Department of Engineering and Public Policy and the Heinz College of Public Policy and Information Systems. Current projects and faculty are described at the department's website: SDS has particular strengths in behavioral decision research, behavioral economics, decision science, policy analysis, industrial organization, technological change, and social dynamics. Collaboration is a hallmark of the department and the university.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We strongly encourage minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Applicants should upload a letter of application stating research interests and teaching areas, curriculum vitae, one current research paper, and three letters of recommendation to:

Application deadline is November 1st, 2015.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/01/2015
Reference Instructions:
References will receive an email through our online application system with personalized instructions on uploading their letters of recommendation into the application system.

**If someone other than the recommender will be uploading the letter into our application system, the recommender MUST FORWARD the email instructions he/she receives to the person who will be uploading the letter**