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Postdoctoral Fellow - Experimental-Behavioral Economics

Title: Postdoctoral Fellow - Experimental-Behavioral Economics

  • Employer: University of Toronto (Economics)
  • Location: Canada
  • Position Type: Post-Doc
  • Deadline: Mar 5, 2018

  • Job Description:

    Department of Economics
    University of Toronto

    Area of Research: Experimental-Behavioral Economics

    Description of duties: The Department of Economics at the University of Toronto is offering a postdoctoral position in Experimental-Behavioral Economics. Appointment will be for two years, renewable for a third year conditional on satisfactory performance. The Toronto Experimental Economics Lab was established in 2017 to allow researchers affiliated with the department to conduct controlled experimental studies. The successful candidate will be supervised by Professor Yoram Halevy and is expected to manage and develop the lab and to teach two sections (1.0 FCE) of an undergraduate course (48 hours of instructions total) in the department.

    Salary: 70,000 – 80,000 CAD per year

    Please note that should the minimum rates stipulated in the collective agreement fall below the rates stated in this posting, the minimum rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

    Required qualifications: A PhD prior to beginning the position is required. Applicants should have strong interest in experimental economics and good knowledge in economic theory. The successful applicant will have an opportunity to collaborate with faculty and students at the University of Toronto as well as to develop their own research agenda.

    Application instructions

    To apply for the position, please visit A completed application will include a curriculum vitae, a short statement of research interests, research sample and three letters of references. If you have questions about this position, please contact Professor Yoram Halevy at

    Closing date: We will begin considering applicants starting on March 5, 2018 until the position is filled.

    Supervisor: Professor Yoram Halevy

    Expected start date: July 1 to September 1, 2018 (flexible start date)

    Term: 2 years, renewable for a third year conditional on satisfactory performance.

    FTE: 1.0

    The normal hours of work are 40 hours per week for a full-time postdoctoral fellow recognizing that the needs of the employee’s research and training and the needs of the supervisor’s research program may require flexibility in the performance of the employee’s duties and hours of work.

    Employment as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement. The teaching portion of a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Toronto is covered by the terms of the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 Collective Agreement

    This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

    The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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