JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

University of Pennsylvania

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The Wharton School
Business Economics and Public Policy
Post-Doctoral Fellowship

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466539
Date Posted: 02/17/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
D -- Microeconomics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
hiring bias
race and gender economics
experimental economics
people analytics
Salary Range: TBD
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Business Economics and Public Policy Department of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship which will be renewable for a second year.

This post-doc will develop projects related to diversity and discrimination in hiring, using the Incentivized Resume Rating technique, in partnership with Professors Judd Kessler and Corinne Low. This position will support 50% coauthored work related to Incentivized Resume Rating and 50% independent work. An ideal candidate is interested in going on to a tenure-track academic position, and developing a stronger research portfolio over the course of the post-doc. Candidates with existing research in the area of discrimination and race and gender economics are particularly welcome. Candidates should have some experience with field or lab experiments as well as strong coding skills. The post-doctoral scholar will receive ongoing mentorship and guidance, and opportunities for both coauthored and independent work.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in economics or a related field from an accredited institution.

Application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, and/or selected publications. Please submit these on-line at:

Deadline is rolling, and applications will be considered as they are received. Start is July 1 2021 end is June 30 2022 (but extendable to 2023). Position funded in part by the Wharton Analytics Initiative. Please email with any questions.

The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minority candidates, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2021
Application Instructions:
If any questions or issues, please email