2- or 3-year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
Advertiser: UMR-TSE-R, CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique)
Field(s) of specialization: Economic History - Experimental Economics - Theory - Behavioral Economics
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: TOULOUSE SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS-Research, 1 esplanade de l'Université, TOULOUSE cedex 6, 31080, France (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 2 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 15 Dec 2020 (accepting applications)
Posting end date: 18 Dec 2020
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video
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Ad text:

Keywords: Evolutionary Theory, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Cultural Economics, Economic History

The Behavior, Institutions, and Development Group at Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) invites applications for two Postdoctoral Fellows in Economics, funded by the ERC Advanced Grant EvolvingEconomics awarded to Ingela ALGER.

The successful candidates are expected to conduct research on at least one of the following topics:

- Theoretical research on: moral concerns; behavioral contract theory and/or IO; preference evolution; the evolution of family structures;

- Experimental research on: moral concerns and purchasing behaviors; decision-making in strategic interactions; decision-making in the household; informal transfers;

- Empirical research on: (historical or current) data on family structures; private contributions to public goods.

The successful candidates will also be expected to participate in the research activities of the TSE thematic group Behavior, Institutions, and Development (seminars, workshops, conferences), and to organize one international event (with about 50 participants) during the fellowship. Teaching will be optional.

Besides the salary, also included in the fellowship is an office, a computer, and some funding for travel and research. Interviews (via Zoom) will take place in January 2021. The position may start at any time between July 1st and January 1, 2022.

If you have questions about the fellowship or application process, please contact Ingela Alger (ingela.alger@tse-fr.eu).

Application requirements

A curriculum vitae

An academic paper

A research statement

Three recommendation letters

Application procedure
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Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Research statement
  • Cover letter
  • Letters of reference: 3
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