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August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Johns Hopkins University

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Carey Business School and The Whiting School of Engineering
Applications of behavioral sciences and experimental designs to public policy

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111455137
Date Posted: 12/27/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Applications of behavioral sciences and experimental designs to public policy
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: C9 -- Design of Experiments
Field Experiments
Behavioral Science
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Paul Ferraro ( invites applicants for a post-doctoral fellow position that begins, at discretion of the applicant, between 1 July and 1 September 2016. Position is full-time, for one year with an option to renew for another year.

The fellow is expected to work as a collaborator with the federally-funded Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-environmental Research, which conducts both applied and basic behavioral research. Duties include collaborating with federal program administrators, designing and implementing field experiments, analyzing experimental and observational data, and writing scholarly articles and grant proposals.

Candidates must have excellent oral and written English communication skills, an ability to communicate to both scholarly and practitioner audiences, a PhD in any of the behavioral sciences, experience designing and running field experiments, and substantial statistical expertise. Familiarity with environmental/agricultural issues desired, but not required. The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD by 1 July 2016.

Applicants should submit CV, contact information for three references, one research paper, and a cover letter indicating how the position requirements are satisfied. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. No applications will be accepted after 11:59 pm ET, Tuesday, 1 March 2016.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Application Deadline Has Passed