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Postdoctoral Researcher in Social Cognition at the Booth School of Business
University of Chicago
Booth School of Business
Post-doctoral Position
Postdoctoral Position in Social Cognition at the Booth School of Business

The Center for Decision Research (CDR) at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business seeks a post-doctoral researcher interested in social cognition, perspective taking, and intuitive human judgment. Nicholas Epley will manage the position and collaborate with the post-doctoral researcher. In addition to collaborating with the supervising faculty on research, the Research Professional will also serve as a Teaching Assistant for an MBA course taught by the managing faculty member.  The course, titled Designing a Good Life, focuses on behavioral ethics and wellbeing. The Research Professional will also be encouraged to develop and pursue his or her own independent research. The position includes funding for collaborative and independent projects, access to all CDR resources, and use of multiple laboratory facilities for conducting research.


The position is expected to last two years with the possibility of a third year.

Develop original research questions independently and in collaboration with faculty in the CDR, and implement studies to investigate those questions. 

Participate in study design, data acquisition and analysis, manuscript development, and presentation/publication of results. 

Teaching Assistant responsibility for two sections each year of a behavioral ethics course for MBAs taught by the managing faculty member.

Perform other duties in support of Epley Lab and CDR activities, as assigned. 

Submit application materials online: . Applications for this position are due by March 1, 2018.

Additional questions about this position can be emailed to Nick Epley:
Nicholas Epley
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago IL, 60637

NOTE: The above information is provided by the employer. The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Inc. does not verify the accuracy of these statements.