JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

Columbia University

Arts and Sciences
Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP)
Postdoctoral Research Scholar

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466739
Date Posted: 03/26/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: New York, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A1 -- General Economics
Salary Range: 75,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Cognitive and Behavioral Economics Initiative in the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) at Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar position in the fields of Behavioral Economics, Neuroeconomics, or Computational Cognitive Science to begin July 1, 2021. Exact starting date is negotiable.

The Postdoctoral Research Scholar would join a team under the direction of Prof. Michael Woodford, that studies the cognitive foundations of economic decision making, using behavioral experiments and computational modeling. The program is especially interested in research that explores parallels between the cognitive mechanisms involved in perceptual judgments and in economic decisions, and possible normative explanations for behavioral biases.

Minimum Qualifications: a PhD in economics, psychology, computational neuroscience, computer science, or related field. A strong background in computational modeling is essential; prior experience running behavioral experiments is desirable.

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). Applications received by April 30 will receive full consideration.

For more information and to apply, please go to: https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/7200

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer /Disability /Veteran. We welcome applications from women and groups that have been under-represented in science.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 06/30/2021
Application Instructions:
All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS). Please upload the following required materials: 1-2 page statement of research interests, CV, copies of (or links to) one or two representative publications or preprints (to be submitted as “Other Document 1” and “Other Document 2” if a 2nd is submitted), and contact information for at least two references. Applications received by April 30 will receive full consideration.