JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017

Harvard University

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Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Economics
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology and Economic Theory

JOE ID Number: 2017-01_111457709
Date Posted: 04/03/2017
Date Inactive: 04/15/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology and Economic Theory
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Keywords:
psychology and economic theory
Full Text of JOE Listing:

This fellowship, supervised by Dr. Matthew Rabin, intended to begin July 1, 2017 and last at least two years, is to support new PhD's as they conduct research incorporating psychological evidence into formal economic theory. Fellows will be expected to participate in the intellectual life of the Harvard Economics Department and the NOM group at HBS, without any teaching, research assistance, or coauthorship requirements.

To meet the goals of the fellowship, the successful candidate must have formal training in economic theory and empirical skills that is truly comparable to the level of training provided by top-flight U.S. PhD Economics programs, and a real interest and talent in economic theory, as well as a proven interest in developing theory that is inspired by behavioral realism and aspires to improve empirical economics and policy analysis.

Application materials must be in PDF format, and include: Cover letter; CV; relevant research, including dissertation; a research statement (maximum of two pages, including past research and what applicant might intend to work on during the postdoc); the names and e-mail addresses of two references--no letters should be sent. Email all application materials to Maggie Brissenden, mbrissenden@fas.harvard.edu

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 04/14/2017
Reference Instructions:
Include the names and e-mail addresses of two references--no letters should be sent.
Application Instructions:

Application materials must be in PDF format, and include: Cover letter; CV; relevant research, including dissertation; a research statement (maximum of two pages, including past research and what applicant might intend to work on during the postdoc); the names and e-mail addresses of two references--no letters should be sent. Email all application materials to Maggie Brissenden, mbrissenden@fas.harvard.edu