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3/31/2017
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Post-Doctoral Fellow, ISR/SDS
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Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA
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Job Description

Job Function:

The Institute of Software Research (ISR) and the department of Social and Decision Sciences (SDS) at Carnegie Mellon University are seeking applicants for a post-doctoral fellowship in psychology and related fields. Applicants must have a strong research record or potential and candidates with interdisciplinary interests are encouraged to apply. Applicants with background in judgement and decision making and risk perception are especially encouraged to apply. This position will be jointly supervised by Dr. Stephen Broomell (SDS) and Dr. Travis Breaux (ISR). Applicants will work directly with the supervising faculty in ISR and SDS on a project aimed at investigating cyber security expertise and the integration of expertise from multiple domains to maximize the trade-off between security and usability of a system. In addition to research, a postdoc interested in an academic career will be invited to contribute to teaching and student mentorship during their time at CMU.

SDS is multi-disciplinary, including faculty trained in psychology, economics, mathematics, history, and industrial engineering. Current projects and faculty are described at the department's website: www.cmu.edu/dietrich/sds. SDS has particular strengths in behavioral decision research, behavioral economics, decision science, policy analysis, industrial organization, technological change, and social dynamics. Collaboration is a hallmark of the department and the university.

When applying please attach your CV, a letter of application stating research interests and teaching areas, a current research paper, and three letters of recommendation.

Qualifications:

* Doctorate degree in Psychology
* At least 3 years of relevant research experience
* 1-3 years of teaching/instruction experience preferred
* Excellent decision making and oral/written communication skills

More Information:

Please visit "Why Carnegie Mellon" to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

A listing of employee benefits is available at: http://www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance/index.htm

FT/PT Status: Full TimeOrganization: ISR: INSTITUTE FOR SOFTWARE RESEARCHMinimal Education Level Doctorate or equivalentSalary: $60,000 - $70,000 per yearDescription:

The Institute of Software Research (ISR) and the department of Social and Decision Sciences (SDS) at Carnegie Mellon University are seeking applicants for a post-doctoral fellowship in psychology and related fields. Applicants must have a strong research record or potential and candidates with interdisciplinary interests are encouraged to apply. Applicants with background in judgement and decision making and risk perception are especially encouraged to apply. This position will be jointly supervised by Dr. Stephen Broomell (SDS) and Dr. Travis Breaux (ISR). Applicants will work directly with the supervising faculty in ISR and SDS on a project aimed at investigating cyber security expertise and the integration of expertise from multiple domains to maximize the trade-off between security and usability of a system. In addition to research, a postdoc interested in an academic career will be invited to contribute to teaching and student mentorship during their time at CMU.

SDS is multi-disciplinary, including faculty trained in psychology, economics, mathematics, history, and industrial engineering. Current projects and faculty are described at the department's website: www.cmu.edu/dietrich/sds. SDS has particular strengths in behavioral decision research, behavioral economics, decision science, policy analysis, industrial organization, technological change, and social dynamics. Collaboration is a hallmark of the department and the university.

When applying please attach your CV, a letter of application stating research interests and teaching areas, a current research paper, and three letters of recommendation.

Qualifications:

* Doctorate degree in Psychology
* At least 3 years of relevant research experience
* 1-3 years of teaching/instruction experience preferred
* Excellent decision making and oral/written communication skills

More Information:

Please visit "Why Carnegie Mellon" to learn more about becoming part of an institution inspiring innovations that change the world.

A listing of employee benefits is available at: http://www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance/index.htm

About Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon is a private research university with a distinctive mix of programs in engineering, computer science, robotics, business, public policy, fine arts and the humanities. More than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students receive an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration, and innovation. A small student- to-faculty ratio provides an opportunity for close interaction between students and professors. While technology is pervasive on its 144-acre Pittsburgh campus, Carnegie Mellon is also distinctive among leading research universities for the world-renowned programs in its College of Fine Arts. A global university, Carnegie Mellon has campuses in Silicon Valley, Calif., and Qatar, and programs in Asia, Australia and Europe. For more, see http://www.cmu.edu .