Postdoctoral Researcher - Behavioral Economics/Behavioral Science

Employer
University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 14, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Harris School of Public Policy seeks a postdoctoral researcher in behavioral economics or behavioral science working in the areas of education and/or human capital development. The Postdoctoral researcher will work on independent and collaborative research at the Behavioral Insights and Parenting Lab under senior faculty members' guidance, teach 2 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. Candidates should submit a cover letter describing their research and teaching interests, CV, writing sample, and two letters of recommendation at the University of Chicago's Interfolio academic jobs board: apply.interfolio.com/82865. Review of applications will begin on February 12, 2021. No applications will be accepted after June 30, 2021.

 

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