沃顿商学院风险管理与决策过程研究中心博士后职位招聘

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Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center
 
 
Postdoctoral Research Positions

in Insurance, Risk Management and Behavioral Decision Making

 

Academic Year 2016-2017
 
The Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is seeking applicants for two postdoctoral fellowship positions, one on insurance and critical infrastructure resilience and one in social and behavioral decision making.  Priority will be given to applicants with an active interest in applying theories and methods of decision making to problems of interest to the Center, which include environmental sustainability, natural hazards, and protection against human and natural risks. Applicants will work with the Center’s directors (Howard Kunreuther, Robert Meyer and Erwann Michel-Kerjan) as well as faculty in the Wharton School with interests in behavioral decision research on a variety of on-going funded projects in these areas, as well as be expected to undertake original research projects.  Applicants are welcome from a variety of fields, including economics, environmental science, psychology, and sociology. 
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA – USA
Starting date: Summer 2016
Length: 1 year (with possibility of renewal)
 
How to apply: Please email your C.V., 1 or 2 representative publications or working papers and a letter of recommendation to John-Paul Lacovara (johnlaco@wharton.upenn.edu). Applicants must have a Ph.D. (expected completion by the summer of 2016 is acceptable) from an accredited institution.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Deadline: February 29, 2016.
 
 

About the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center

For three decades, the Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has been at the forefront of basic and applied research to promote effective corporate and public policies for low probability events with potentially catastrophic consequences.  Building on the disciplines of economics, finance, insurance, marketing, psychology and decision sciences, the Center supports and undertakes field and experimental studies of risk and uncertainty to better understand the linkage between descriptive and prescriptive approaches under various regulatory and market conditions. The Center now includes 70 faculty, research fellows and visiting scholars from all over the world to undertake large-scale initiatives.  Providing expertise and a neutral environment for discussion, the Center team is also concerned with training decision makers and promoting a dialogue among industry, governments, interest groups and academics through its research and policy publications and through sponsored seminars, roundtables and forums.  For more information, visit http://riskcenter.wharton.upenn.edu/.

 

 

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.

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