JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Univeristy of Southern California

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Department of Economics
Postdoctoral Research Associate

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454941
Date Posted: 02/09/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A -- General Economics and Teaching
Behavioral Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Los Angeles Behavioral Economics Laboratory (LABEL) in the Department of Economics at the University of Southern California seeks applicants for one Postdoctoral Research Associate.

This is a 2-year position (with the possibility of a one-year extension). Salary depends on experience. The position is available from July 1, 2016.

Applicants will work with the Lab directors, Pr. Isabelle Brocas and Pr. Juan D. Carrillo on a variety of new and on-going projects on experimental economics with physiological recording and other non-choice measures.

Applicants from economics, psychology and neuroscience are welcome. The ideal candidate should have a strong analytic background and research record and a demonstrated expertise in running laboratory experiments. Expertise with the BIOPAC physiological recording system and the ability to program experiments in Matlab are also valued.

Candidates must have a PhD by the starting date. The candidate is expected to teach one undergraduate level course per year and to allocate time to laboratory duties. These include helping with the maintenance of the subject pool, experimental software and hardware, supervision of the recruiting and payment of subjects in experiments, and supervision of the experimental procedures and IRB compliance of the experimenters.

For more information on the activities at LABEL, please check

Applications should include: (i) a cover letter describing research interests and expertise with physiological recording and programming, (ii) a curriculum vitae with the names of the reference persons, (iii) up to five reprints, and (iv) three letters of recommendation to be sent separately.

Review of applications will start in December 2015 and will continue until the positions are filled. In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser:

For further inquiries about the position, please contact Pr. Juan D. Carrillo (

USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2016