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Post-Doctoral Researcher

Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher

  • Employer: University of New South Wales (School of Economics)
  • Location: Australia
  • Position Type: Post-Doc
  • Deadline: Mar 31, 2018

  • Job Description:

    The AGORA Center for Market Design at UNSW, see http://www.agora.group/, is inviting applications for two or more Post-Doctoral Researcher positions.

    The AGORA center focuses on the design of improved social, political, and economic institutions using interdisciplinary approaches from game theory, experimental economics, operations research, and computer science. The research covers a wide range of topics including the analysis and design of auctions and markets, matching and voting institutions, social learning and networks.

    The AGORA center plans to fill:
    1. One or more Postdoc positions in theory or experiments
    2. One Postdoc position that combines the development and support of JAVA based auction/market software with experimental research in this area

    Candidates for position 1 should have completed their PhD in economics, and have a strong background in either theoretical or experimental research with a focus on mechanism design, auctions, networks, or political institutions.

    Candidates for position 2 should have a strong background in programming, in particular JAVA. The position entails 50% programming time and 50% research, with some flexibility depending on the candidate’s interests and skills.

    The start date and terms of the positions are negotiable. The Postdoc positions are for three years. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled. Applications should be submitted electronically. Please submit your CV, two completed research papers, a statement of interest, and the names and email addresses of two recommenders to j.goeree@unsw.edu.au.

    UNSW's Department of Economics offers an exciting and interdisciplinary work environment and excellent research facilities, including a well-equipped laboratory for conducting experiments.

  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.