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Reference : UMR5824-TAIDAO-014
Workplace : ECULLY
Date of publication : Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 30 months
Expected date of employment : 1 February 2020
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : Between 2600 and 2800 € gross monthly depending on your experience
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : Indifferent
This is a Postdoctoral position in experimental and behavioral economics at GATE (Groupe d'Analyse et de Theorie Economique) working under the supervision of Dr. Fabio Galeotti and in collaboration with other faculty members of GATE.
The Post-doctoral associate will contribute to the DECISION project (“A study on Dishonesty: from Emotions and Cognition to InStItutions and OrganizatioNs”) funded by the French National Agency for Research (ANR). DECISION investigates the emotional and cognitive determinants of dishonest behavior, which features of an organization contribute to individual and joint dishonesty, and how institutions and social norms impact on intrinsic honesty.
The Post-doctoral candidate will develop theoretical models, design and conduct field and/or laboratory experiments, and use up-to-date econometric methods for the analysis of data.
The Post-doctoral candidate will: (i) write scientific articles; (ii) attend workshops and research seminars at GATE and contribute to their organization; (iii) attend events organized by the ANR in relation to the DECISION project; (iv) present papers in seminars and at national and international conferences; (v) actively contribute to the activities carried out on the GATE-Lab experimental platform.
• PhD in economics, with expertise in experimental economics
• Strong background in quantitative methods and econometrics
• Excellent proficiency in English. French language not required
• High degree of autonomy
• Curiosity and perseverance
GATE is the most important publicly funded research unit in economics in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in France, with about 100 members. It is affiliated with CNRS, University Lyon 2, University Lyon 1, University St. Etienne, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon. It is a member of the CORTEX Laboratory of Excellence (Construction, Cognitive Function and Rehabilitation of the Cortex). It offers a high-quality international research environment (see https://www.gate.cnrs.fr/).
The candidate will have access to our GATE-Lab experimental platform. Established in 2015, it provides advanced facilities for the conduct of experiments on decision-making. It includes BehavLab for behavioral experiments, EyetrackLab for measuring eye positions and eye movement (SR-Research EyeLink 1000Plus) and electrophysiological responses (Biopac MP150) in individual subjects, PhysioLab for the recording of physiological responses (skin conductance, heart rates), and MobiLab for conducting experiments in the field (see http://gatelab.gate.cnrs.fr). GATE and GATE-Lab offer several series of research and brownbag seminars.
GATE is ranked among the top 5% institutions worldwide in the field of Experimental Economics according to the IDEAS field ranking and GATE-Lab is the first experimental economics lab in France.
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. The selected candidate will be hired for a period of 30 months. Salary will include social security, health and retirement benefits.
Applications should include:
• A detailed CV with a list of published articles
• A cover letter briefly describing experience, motivation and skills adapted for the position, as well as research interests to carry out research at GATE
• A copy of a PhD degree (or equivalent)
• Two reference letters
CV and cover letter must be uploaded via the application. Other documents requested should be emailed to Fabio Galeotti (email@example.com) and to Taï Dao (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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