Feb 08, 2024

Postdoctoral Scholar in Behavioral Marketing

  • Carlson School - University of Minnesota
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
Postdoc Behavioral Behavioral Neuroscience Business/Management Communication/Persuasion Consumer Research Experimental Judgment and Decision Making Marketing Postdoctoral

Job Description

The Marketing Department at the Carlson School of Management anticipates hiring 1 postdoctoral fellow in the summer of 2024. Fellowships are expected to have a term of up to 2 years.

This position is aimed at attracting and developing talented social scientists seeking to make contributions to the behavioral aspects of marketing, including but not limited to: consumer behavior, consumer psychology, judgment and decision making, cognition, attitudes, emotion,
morality, interpersonal relationships, and consumption broadly-defined.

Requirements: Potential applicants will be required to have obtained their PhD prior to being hired. Candidates also must have authorization to work in the U.S., and are expected to be in residence the entire time of the post-doctoral period.

Successful applicants will have a background in marketing, psychology, economics, decision making, or other fields related to behavioral marketing. The Marketing Department expects that successful applicants will have an established line of scholarly inquiry and be amenable to collaboration with Marketing Department faculty members.

In terms of duties, the post-doctoral fellow may be asked to help run the behavioral laboratory and participant pool. Teaching is neither required nor expected. The fellow’s main job is to concentrate on research. Access to the behavioral lab and research support will be available.

The Marketing Department at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, has been ranked as #3 in the world in terms of research productivity. Core faculty include Rohini Ahluwalia, Mark Bergen, Tony Cui, Vlad Griskevicius, Bill Hedgcock, Debbie Roedder John, George John, Byungyeon Kim, Irene Nahm, Akshay Rao, Joe Redden, Kathleen Vohs, Alison Xu, Linli Xu, and Yi Zhu. More information can be found on the department website. 

To apply, please submit a CV, two letters of recommendation, a publication, and a research statement that reviews both the candidate’s prior research efforts and their plans for independent and joint work with the Departmental faculty during the Fellowship.

To apply, please see: 

Applications will be reviewed starting on February 21, 2024.


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