Job Opening 4

Tenure track professor in Social and Decision Sciences


Employer: Carnegie Mellon University

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 and/or behavioral economics. We are open to candidates with interests in theory, empirical and/or applied work, including lab experiments, field research, big data, and neuroscience. Applicants must have an outstanding research record or potential 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, 2016.

SDS is multi-disciplinary, including faculty trained in psychology, economics, mathematics, history, and industrial engineering. Several have joint appointments with other units, notably the Department of Engineering and Public Policy (in CMU’s engineering college) and the Heinz College of Public Policy and Information Systems. Current projects and faculty are described at the department’s website: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/sds/. SDS has particular strengths in behavioral decision research, behavioral economics, decision science, policy analysis, industrial organization, technological change, and social dynamics. Collaboration is a hallmark of the department and the university.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We strongly encourage minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Applicants should upload a letter of application stating research interests and teaching areas, curriculum vitae, one current research paper, and three letters of recommendation to:

https://webapps.cs.cmu.edu/FacultyApplication/SDS/

Application Deadline: November 1st, 2015

Skills/Qualifications: Research in behavioral decision research and/or behavioral economics. We are open to candidates with interests in theory, empirical and/or applied work, including lab experiments, field research, big data, and neuroscience. Applicants must have an outstanding research record or potential and candidates with interdisciplinary interests are encouraged to apply.

Contact: Mary Anne Hunter (Administrative Coordinator), mahunter@andrew.cmu.edu