Research Associate in Human Behavior and Resource Use

Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs in Indiana

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 9, 2014
Type Post-doc
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Indiana University has an institutional goal to establish leadership in the field of human dimensions of environmental change to understand how people think about resource use, how to correct misperceptions, and how to motivate behavioral change. The Attari lab in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University is looking for talented, creative, and motivated research associates who want to make a positive impact on the world, while advancing their careers in this exciting new area of study. We have current openings to work on projects that provide new insights about perceptions of resource use (energy, water, food) and to explore new methods to investigate perceptions and motivations. Individuals with strong quantitative background in environmental psychology or related fields are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of statistics, in particular survey data analysis is required. Experience with online data collection (such as using Amazons Mturk and Qualtrics) is highly desirable. Candidates must be effective working independently and confident leading projects, while also collaborating and assisting the group in its collective goals. We are seeking either post-PhD or post-Masters student to fulfill this position. Candidates should possess exceptional written and oral communication skills. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.


To apply, please submit a cover letter that explains how this position fits your experience and goals, curriculum vita, and references electronically to  Inquiries regarding the position should be sent to: Dr. Shahzeen Attari,, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, 1315 E. Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405.  


Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, Educator and Contractor, M/F/D and strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, applicants with disabilities and members of other underrepresented groups.


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