Postdoc in Experimental Economics/Neuroeconomics

Durham, North Carolina, United States
Dec 04, 2017
Jan 04, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS / NEUROECONOMICS. A postdoctoral fellowship is available at Duke University for research on individual behavior within group contexts. The fellow will collaborate on experiments examining the effects of identity on behavioral and neuroscientific measures, potentially including decisions in strategic games, measures of decision processes (e.g., eye-tracking), and brain imaging (e.g., fMRI). Duties would include collaborating on experimental design, analyzing empirical data, writing research papers and proposals, and supervising graduate and undergraduate students working on these projects. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a related discipline, relevant research experience, and prior background in both psychology/neuroscience and experimental/empirical methods in economics. Facility with microeconomic theory would be a plus. The postdoctoral fellow would be jointly employed by Professor Scott Huettel in Psychology and Neuroscience and Professor Rachel Kranton in Economics. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Candidates should send a CV, a statement of research skills and interests, and a list of 3 references to and The position will remain open until filled, but applications received by January 15, 2018, will be guaranteed consideration.
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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.
Category: Economics