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August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

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Postdoctoral Researcher at Rank of Instructor – Behavioral Economics/Behavioral Science

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111471361
Date Posted: 01/17/2023
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Researcher at Rank of Instructor – Behavioral Economics/Behavioral Science
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A1 -- General Economics
Behavioral Economics/Behavioral Science
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Harris School of Public Policy seeks a postdoctoral researcher in behavioral economics or behavioral science working in the areas of human capital development and/or education. The Postdoctoral researcher will work on independent and collaborative research at the Behavioral Insights and Parenting Lab ( under senior faculty members' guidance. We are especially interested in researchers with experience designing and/or running experiments (in the lab or in the field) and working with complex survey data. The post-doc will also teach two quarter-length courses per year (can include a mix of graduate and undergraduate teaching) and participate in the academic life of the school (including attending workshops and seminars). The position of postdoctoral researcher at the rank of instructor is initially for a one-year, renewable term.

Candidates are expected to complete their PhD by the appointment start date and have a demonstrated record of research achievement. To apply for the position, candidates must submit their application through the University of Chicago’s Interfolio academic jobs board at: Applicants must upload a: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) one writing sample; 3) teaching statement; 4) research statement; and 5) two letters of recommendation. Applicants may also submit optional documents such as a third letter of reference and/or an additional writing sample. Review of applicants will begin on February 5, 2023. No applications will be accepted after June 30, 2023.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2023