Postdoctoral Research Associate and/or Advanced Research Staff Member Psychology Dept.

Princeton University in New Jersey

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted March 27, 2014
Type Post-doc
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Position Summary

The group of Johannes Haushofer in the Department of Psychology and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University is seeking applications for several postdoctoral research associates and/or more senior research staff level positions. We are interested in understanding the psychological and neurobiological consequences of poverty, and their implications for economic choice. We conduct lab and field experiments in both developing and developed countries, using approaches from neurobiology, psychology, and economics. Initial appointment is for one year with possibility for renewal pending satisfactory performance and funding availability. The start date is either August 1, 2014 or September 1, 2014. If interested, apply online at and look for job requisition #1400186  . Please submit a CV and contact information for two references. Applications will be evaluated beginning immediately, and will continue until the hiring process is complete.

 Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the Universitys background check policy. 

Essential Qualifications

-         PhD in economics, psychology, neuroscience, or related field.

-         Previous experience in designing and conducting lab and/or field experiments.

-         Excellent skills in statistics/econometrics.

-         Strong writing skills.

 Preferred Qualifications

 The following qualifications are desirable but not essential:

-         Training and experience in development economics, behavioral economics, and/or neuroendocrinology

-         Previous experience conducting research in developing countries

How To Apply

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