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Post-doc position: Applications of behavioral sciences and experimental designs to public policy

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Paul Ferraro, at Johns Hopkins University, invites applicants for a post-doctoral fellow position that begins, at discretion of the applicant, between 1 July and 1 September 2016. Position is full-time, for one year with an option to renew for another year. No applications will be accepted after 11:59 pm ET, Tuesday, 1 March 2016. 

The fellow is expected to work as a collaborator with the federally-funded Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-environmental Research, which conducts both applied and basic behavioral research. Duties include collaborating with federal and state program administrators, designing and implementing field experiments, analyzing experimental and observational data, and writing scholarly articles and grant proposals.

Candidates must have excellent oral and written English communication skills, an ability to communicate to both scholarly and practitioner audiences, a PhD in any of the behavioral sciences, experience designing and running field experiments, and substantial statistical expertise for experimental and observational data. Familiarity with environmental or agricultural issues desired, but not required. The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD by 1 July 2016.

Applications are submitted through his job ad link: https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/listing.php?JOE_ID=2015-02_111455137 . Applicants should submit CV, contact information for three references, one research paper, and a cover letter indicating how the position requirements are satisfied. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. No applications will be accepted after 11:59 pm ET, Tuesday, 1 March 2016. 

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