University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois United States
Chicago, Illinois United States
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Professor Nicholas Epley seek a recent PhD graduate (earned or expected by July 2024) for a Principal Researcher role. This Principal Researcher position is designed to support a behavioral scientist in generating significant research contributions to the study of social cognition, perspective taking, and intuitive human judgment. Nicholas Epley will manage the position and collaborate with the Principal Researcher. The primary responsibilities for the Principal Researcher will be to conduct this research both independently and in collaboration with Booth Faculty in the Roman Family Center for Decision Research (RF-CDR), with particular encouragement to advance high quality, cutting-edge experimental research. Accordingly, demonstrate an outstanding capacity to generate original research questions and implement studies to investigate those questions in unique experimental settings (e.g., companies, public spaces, museums). In addition to collaborating with the supervising faculty on research, the Principal Researcher 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. This position includes funding for collaborative and independent projects, access to all RF-CDR resources, and use of multiple laboratory facilities for conducting research.
This position is expected to last two years.
Education:Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.
Work Experience:Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 5-7 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Drug Test Required
Health Screen Required
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