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Researchers for the new "Examining Poverty’s Roots within US Communities" project

Come work at the Penn Center for Social Norms and Behavioral Dynamics! We are currently welcoming applications for Research Assistant and Postdoctoral Fellow positions to work with the Center’s Director, Prof. Cristina Bicchieri, and other senior researchers on an exciting new project on social norms, trust and poverty in the US.

Expected start dates are March – April 2022

Postdoctoral Fellow Roles
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in quantitative social sciences (Economics, Behavioral Economics, Political Economy, and similar disciplines will be considered). Experience and interest researching poverty and inequality in the US is required.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in social sciences (Sociology, Social Psychology, and similar disciplines with good knowledge of survey methods will be considered). Experience and interest researching poverty and inequality in the US is required.
Research Specialist Roles
  • Research Specialist in the social sciences (especially economics, behavioral economics, sociology and social psychology) with a strong quantitative background (minor or higher in economics preferred)
  • Research Specialist in the social sciences (especially economics, behavioral economics, sociology and social psychology) with experience in mixed-methods research