The Department of Social and Decision Sciences (SDS) at Carnegie Mellon University is seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure track, position in behavioral decision research with strong training in psychology and/or cognitive science. We are open to candidates with interests in theory, modelling, empirical and/or applied work. Applicants must have an outstanding research record and candidates with interdisciplinary interests are encouraged to apply. We are especially interested in junior level candidates, but are open to applications from individuals at all levels. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2020.
SDS is multi-disciplinary, including faculty trained in psychology, economics, applied mathematics, history, astrophysics, and industrial engineering. Several have joint appointments with other units, notably the Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Department of Psychology, and the Heinz College of Public Policy and Information Systems. Current projects and faculty are described at the department's website: www.cmu.edu/dietrich/sds. SDS has particular research strengths in behavioral economics, behavioral decision theory, psychology, cognitive science, and computational social science. Collaboration is a hallmark of the department and the university.
Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways. Carnegie Mellon University seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches.
Applicants should upload a letter of application stating research interests and teaching areas, curriculum vitae, one current research paper, and three letters of recommendation.
Application deadline is November 1st, 2019.
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.