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OPIM Professorship at Wharton, rank open

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PROFESSORSHIP AT THE DEPARTMENT OF OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (OPIM), THE WHARTON SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

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The Operations and Information Management Department at the Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania, is home to faculty with a diverse set of interests in decision-making, information technology, information-based strategy, operations management, and operations research. We are seeking applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at any level: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected completion by June 30, 2013 is acceptable) from an accredited institution and have an outstanding research record or potential in the OPIM Department’s areas of research. Candidates with interests in multiple fields are encouraged to apply. The appointment
is expected to begin July 1, 2012 and the rank is open.

More information about the Department is available at:
http://opimweb.wharton.upenn.edu/

Interested individuals should complete and submit an online application via our secure website, and must include:

-A cover letter (indicating the areas for which you wish to be considered)
-Curriculum vitae
-Names of three recommenders, including email addresses [junior-level candidates]
-Sample publications and abstracts
-Teaching summary information, if applicable (courses taught, enrollment and evaluations)

To apply please visit our web site:
http://opim.wharton.upenn.edu/home/recruiting.html

Further materials, including (additional) papers and letters of recommendation, will be requested as needed. To ensure full consideration, materials should be received by November 14th, 2011, but applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Contact:
Maurice Schweitzer
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
3730 Walnut Street
500 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6340

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minority candidates, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

This entry was posted on Monday, September 19th, 2011.

JDM 2011 Seattle: Novermber, 5-7, 2011

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32ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE SOCIETY FOR JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING, NOV 5-7, 2011, SEATTLE, WA, USA.

Now might be a good time to get a hotel reservation and flight to this year’s JDM conference. The Sheraton Seattle Hotel (map) is offering a discounted rate to the Psychonomics Society Meeting attendees, which JDM attendees can take advantage of (hotel rate information).

Decision Science News will see you in Seattle!

This entry was posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011.

SJDM 2011, Seattle, Nov 5-7, 2011

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2011 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING

The Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM) invites abstracts for symposia, oral presentations, and posters on any interesting topic related to judgment and decision making. Completed manuscripts are not required. Details are available here: http://www.sjdm.org/programs/2011-cfp.html

LOCATION, DATES, AND PROGRAM
SJDM’s annual conference will be held in the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington, during November 5-7, 2011. Early registration and welcome reception will take place the evening of Friday, November 4. Hotel reservations at the $186/night. Psychonomic convention rate will be available.

SUBMISSIONS
The deadline for submissions is July 1, 2011. Submissions for symposia, oral presentations, and posters should be made through the SJDM website at http://sql.sjdm.org. Technical questions can be addressed to the webmaster at www@sjdm.org. All other questions can be addressed to the program chair, Nathan Novemsky, at nathan.novemsky@yale.edu.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Nathan Novemsky (Chair), Michel Regenwetter, Bernd Figner, Robyn LeBoeuf, Gretchen Chapman, Ulf Reips, Wandi Bruine de Bruin, Ellie Kyung, Anuj Shah.

EXECUTIVE BOARD
Eldar Shafir (shafir@princeton.edu), President
Valerie Reyna (vr53@cornell.edu), Past President
George Wu (wu@chicagobooth.edu), President Elect (and Elected Member, 2008-2011)
Gal Zauberman (gal@wharton.upenn.edu), Elected Member, 2010-2011 (replacing George Wu)
Ellen Peters (peters.498@osu.edu), Elected Member, 2009-2012
Gretchen Chapman (gbc@rci.rutgers.edu), Elected Member 2010-2013)
Bud Fennema (fennema@fsu.edu), Secretary-Treasurer
Jon Baron (baron@psych.upenn.edu), Webmaster
Dan Goldstein (dan@dangoldstein.com), Newsletter Editor and Co-webmaster
Nathan Novemsky (nathan.novemsky@yale.edu), 2011 Program Committee Chair

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, June 21st, 2011.

SPUDM 2011. Aug 21-25, 2011, London, UK

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SUBJECTIVE PROBABILITY, UTILITY, AND DECISION MAKING CONFERENCE (SPUDM) 2011

What: SPUDM23 Conference 21st – 25th August 2011
When: Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 2:00 PM – Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 6:00 PM (GMT)
Where: Kingston University London, Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom

Online registration for the SPUDM23 conference in Kingston University London is now OPEN. Please visit: http://spudm23conference.eventbrite.com and select your tickets. Early bird fees will be available until the 15th of June 2011.

Note that, due to logistics restrictions, we are only able to offer 175 tickets for each of the Keynote lectures. We strongly encourage you to register early to secure a seat. Those without tickets will be able to follow the keynote lectures via a live video stream in an adjacent room.

Instructions for poster presentations are also available at:
http://spudm23.eadm.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=26&Itemid=100022

This entry was posted on Monday, May 16th, 2011.

JDM 2011, Seattle, Nov 5-7. Abstract deadline July 1.

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2011 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING

The Society for Judgment and Decision Making (SJDM) invites abstracts for symposia, oral presentations, and posters on any interesting topic related to judgment and decision making. Completed manuscripts are not required.

LOCATION, DATES, AND PROGRAM
SJDM’s annual conference will be held in the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, Washington, during November 5-7, 2011. Early registration and welcome reception will take place the evening of Friday, November 4.

Hotel reservations at the $186/night Psychonomic convention rate will be available.

Ed Diener will be the keynote speaker.

SUBMISSIONS
The deadline for submissions is July 1, 2011. Submissions for symposia, oral presentations, and posters should be made through the SJDM website at http://sql.sjdm.org. Technical questions can be addressed to the webmaster at www@sjdm.org. All other questions can be addressed to the program chair, Nathan Novemsky, at nathan.novemsky at yale.edu.

ELIGIBILITY
At least one author of each presentation must be a member of SJDM. Joining at the time of submission will satisfy this requirement. To join, see http://www.sjdm.org/join.html. An individual may submit only one talk (podium presentation) as presenter and only one poster, but may be a co-author on multiple talks and/or posters.

AWARDS

The Best Student Poster Award is given for the best poster presentation whose first author is a student member of SJDM.

The Hillel Einhorn New Investigator Award is intended to encourage outstanding work by new researchers. Applications are due July 1, 2011. Further details are available at http://www.sjdm.org.

The Jane Beattie Memorial Fund subsidizes travel to North America for a foreign scholar in pursuits related to judgment and decision research, including attendance at the annual SJDM meeting. Further details will be available at http://www.sjdm.org.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Nathan Novemsky (Chair), Michel Regenwetter, Bernd Figner, Robyn LeBeouf, Gretchen Chapman, Ulf Reips, Wandi Bruine de Bruin, Ellie Kyung, Anuj Shah

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 10th, 2011.

10th TIBER symposium on Psychology and Economics

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DAN ARIELY, JAMES ANDREONI KEYNOTE SPEAKING. DEADLINE JUNE 1, 2011


“If only I could find paper and envelopes to match my skirt and jacket”

(This photo has little to do with behavioral economics,
but that didn’t stop them from using it on the TIBER Web site)

Join Ilja van Beest, Rik Pieters, Jan Potters, Diederik Stapel, and Marcel Zeelenberg in one of DSN’s favorite places this summer as …

You are invited to attend the 10th Tilburg Institute for Behavioral Economics Research (TIBER) symposium on Psychology and Economics, to be held at Tilburg University, August 19th, 2011.

We are happy to announce that Dan Ariely and James Andreoni are confirmed keynote speakers.

We invite contributions from the fields of psychology, economics, and marketing.

If you would like to present your work (in a 20-30 minute talk), please send an abstract (max. 300 words) to tibersymposium@uvt.nl before June 1st, 2011. You are also very much welcome to attend the symposium if you do not present your work.

Further information will soon be available from the website.

This entry was posted on Friday, April 22nd, 2011.

SJDM March 2011 Newsletter is ready for download

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SOCIETY FOR JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING NEWSLETTER

Society for Judgment and Decision Making Newsletter Editor Dan Goldstein reports that the March 2011 SJDM newsletter is ready for download.

http://www.sjdm.org/newsletters/11-mar.pdf

Enjoy!

This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011.

SJDM newsletter is out

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SOCIETY FOR JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING NEWSLETTER

Society for Judgment and Decision Making Newsletter Editor Dan Goldstein reports that the final SJDM newsletter of 2010 is ready for download.

http://www.sjdm.org/files/newsletters/

Enjoy!

This entry was posted on Friday, December 31st, 2010.

Professorships at Yale Management and Carnegie Mellon SDS

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ONE POST, TWO JOBS

The YALE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT is seeking additional faculty members at all levels in the areas of economics and organizational behavior. Ph.D. or equivalent is required; research and teaching interest in theory and application preferred, as well as an interdisciplinary orientation. Appointments will be made for the 2011 – 2012 academic year.

To apply online click here.

Please note that only electronic applications are accepted this year.

The deadlines for receipt of all materials is October 15, 2010.

For more information visit: http://mba.yale.edu/faculty/faculty_openings.shtml

Yale is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and especially encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.

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THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL AND DECISION SCIENCES AT CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY seeks candidates to fill a junior tenure-track position in decision making and public policy.

Candidates should have a strong commitment both to applying decision-making research to public policy and to creating the scientific foundations for such applications. Their letter of application should describe a research program designed to influence public policy and contribute to basic knowledge. Although policy interests could be in any area, the department has strengths in environment, energy, health, safety, finance, national security, and risk. Teaching would support the department’s educational programs.

The department is interdisciplinary, with faculty members from psychology, economics, political science, decision science, and history. Several have joint appointments in other departments, notably Engineering and Public Policy. Collaboration is a hallmark of the Department and University.

For more information, please visit: http://www.hss.cmu.edu/departments/sds/

Applicants should send a CV, two papers, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of research interests to:

Chair, Behavioral Decision Research and Policy Search Committee
Carnegie Mellon University
Department of Social and Decision Sciences
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890.

Please submit applications by December 1.

Carnegie Mellon University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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This entry was posted on Thursday, September 30th, 2010.

ACR 2010 Jacksonville uses green defaults

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ASSOCIATION FOR CONSUMER RESEARCH CONFERENCE, OCT 7-10, 2010

What: The Association for Consumer Research Annual North American Conference [Website]
Where: Jacksonville, FL
Hotel: The Hyatt Regency [Map] [Booking]
When: OCT 7-10, 2010
Registration: Available now online
Early-bird deadline: Sept 1. Second price hike at Sept 25th.

ACR 2010 Jacksonville is open for registration!

Decision Science News notices that this year, the conference uses “green defaults”. Innovative! Check it out:

  • You will have the option to opt out of the complete program given at the conference. You can build your own program on the ACR website by going to www.acrweb.org/acr and signing in. Once there, choose the “program” option, and you will see the new tool which you can utilize. Print your customized program and bring it with you!
  • The default meal is vegetarian. You will have the option to opt out of the vegetarian meal.

Build-your-own-program is neat. We usually look at about half of the program, and end up needing about 20% of it at the conference. They have some other nudges as well:

  • You will have the option of buying carbon offsets for your flight.
  • You can choose the electronic version of the proceedings instead of a hardcover copy and receive a $20 discount.

The discount for the e-proceedings seems like a classic incentive. Decision Science News just registered and found that they used no default (forced choice) for this question. They could have made the default the green one and said “hardcover available for an extra $20″. In any case, we are glad to see research put to use.

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 5th, 2010.