The Behavioral Ethics Lab (BeLab), led by Dr. Cristina Bicchieri, is seeking to hire a highly skilled and motivated individual to work as a full-time research specialist beginning in July 2019. Dr. Bicchieri is an expert in social norms and conducts research at the intersection of philosophy, economics, and psychology. Our group includes behavioral economists, psychologists, network analysts, game theorists, applied mathematicians, and philosophers. The position is ideal for students with an interest in pursuing a Ph.D. in business, economics, or psychology and seeking to gain greater familiarity and experience with research before applying to graduate schools.
The research specialist would help with many elements of our lab’s research activity. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) programming lab and online economics experiments and surveys, collecting, cleaning, and analyzing data, as well as writing up results. This is a one-year term appointment.
Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, so candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Application deadline is May 1, 2019. Applicants should submit a CV/resume and a cover letter that outlines research interests, skills, and experience. Be ready to supply at least 2 letters of recommendation upon request.
Job responsibilities include:
* Performing statistical analyses of datasets * Designing and running lab and online experiments * Preparing manuscripts for publication, funding proposals, and research protocols * Collaborating with researchers in the lab on various projects
Internal Number: 44294
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