Postdoctoral Fellow in PPE (UPenn)
Advertiser: Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program, University of Pennsylvania
Field(s) of specialization: Experimental Economics - Behavioral Economics
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: 249 S 36th Street, 311 Claudia Cohen Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, United States
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2023-07-01
Job duration: 1 year
Letters of reference required: 2
Application deadline: 31 May 2023 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 31 May 2023
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting March, 2023.
Ad text:

The Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for the position of a Postdoctoral Fellow, beginning Fall 2023 (appointment start date will be July 1, 2023). This position is designed to support a talented behavioral economist who is looking for postdoctoral training in the field of social norms. To this end, the Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct research in collaboration with Professor Bicchieri and members of the BeLab and the Center for Social Norms and Behavioral Dynamics at the University of Pennsylvania. The appointment will be for an initial year with the possibility of annual renewal for up to an additional four years, contingent upon satisfactory performance review and approval by the Dean.

You can find out more about Penn’s PPE program on our website:

The position is open to candidates who have recently earned their Ph.D. in the area of experimental economics. Close familiarity with methods of experimentation is important. In particular, experience in conducting field, lab-based and web-based experiments is desirable. A successful candidate must demonstrate an outstanding capacity to generate original research questions and implement studies to investigate those questions. Specific duties will include teaching each semester one small, advanced interdisciplinary seminars of their choice, and train a small number of students to conduct research in their field.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, two letters of recommendation, and a cover letter describing their research interests. Review of applications is happening now, on a rolling basis.

Application materials should be emailed to Letters of recommendation should be sent directly by references.

The Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

For general questions, please email Marissa Tartaglia at

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