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Postdoc at Columbia’s Center For The Decision Sciences

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When Decision Science News was born, it was born at Columbia’s Center
for the Decision Sciences. Now CDS is hiring again.

Columbia University’s Center for the Decision Sciences anticipates
hiring a postdoctoral research scientist for a period of up to three
years, with a starting date of August 2007. The main responsibility will
be to carry out research related to cognition and memory with an
emphasis on decision making and the construction of preferences across
the lifespan, under the supervision of Professors Eric Johnson, Elke
Weber, and Yaakov Stern. This position is open to candidates with
behavioral research experience, data analysis and modeling skills, and
training in cognitive psychology or a related discipline, who have
recently earned their PhD or who are expecting their doctorate in 2007,
on a topic relevant to the psychology of decision making broadly
defined. Training in neuropsychology as well as neuroscience and fMRI
research would be particularly valuable skills. Additionally experience
with health- and cognitive function screening of older adults and
experience with on-line research would also be a plus.

The Center for the Decision Sciences at Columbia University is directed
by Professors Eric Johnson, David Krantz, and Elke Weber and includes
researchers from psychology, marketing, management, medicine, law and
beyond. Please visit our website for more information:

To apply, please send a CV, two letters of recommendation, reprints of
published papers, and a cover letter describing your research interests.
In your cover letter, please describe your research expertises, data
analysis and modeling skills, neuropsychological and neuroscience
skills, and computer skills (including any experience with online

Review of applications will start April 15 and continue until the
position is filled.

Electronic applications (all parts as attachments to a single email)
should be submitted to:

Ryan O. Murphy, Ph.D.
Research Scientist and Associate Director
Center for the Decision Sciences
rom2102 at columbia dot edu

Columbia University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.