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Principal Researcher

Company: The University Of Chicago
Location: Chicago
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Department
--Booth Faculty Research - Research Professional
About the Department
--The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is the second-oldest school in the U.S. and second to none when it comes to influencing business education and business practices. Since 1898, the school has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Their rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges. Chicago Booth has the finest set of facilities of any business school in the world. Each of the four campuses (two in Chicago, one in London, and one in Hong Kong) reflects the architectural traditions of its environs while offering a state-of-the-art learning environment. Chicago Booth is proud to claim: -an unmatched faculty. -degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents. -a global body of nearly 50,000 accomplished alumni. - strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities. As part of the world-renowned University of Chicago, Chicago Booth shares the University's core values that shape the distinctive intellectual culture. At Booth, they constantly question and test ideas, and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. Seven of the Booth faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas - the first business school to achieve this accomplishment. For more information about the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, please visit: http://www.chicagobooth.edu/.
Job Summary
--Professor Ayelet Fishbach anticipates hiring a Principle Researcher. This position is designed to support a talented behavioral scientist who is interested in the study of motivation in psychology and business. To this end, the Principle Researcher will conduct research both independently and in collaboration with Professor Fishbach and the Center for Decision Research at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Specific duties will include participating in study design, data acquisition and analysis, manuscript development, and presentation/publication of results.
This position is expected to last one to two years.Responsibilities

  • Develops original research questions and implementation of studies to investigate those questions.
  • Participates in study design, data acquisition and analysis, manuscript development, and presentation/publication of results.
  • Uses subject matter and best practices knowledge to perform lab and/or research-related duties and tasks. Works independently to assist with project design.
  • Guides data collection, evaluation and analysis. Designs and manages databases. Writes reports, articles and manuscripts.
  • Performs other related work as needed.
    Minimum Qualifications
    --Education:Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.---
    Work Experience:Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 5-7 years of work experience in a related job discipline.---
    Certifications:---Preferred QualificationsEducation
    • Ph.D. (earned or expected by July 2021) in psychology or business. Experience
      • Working knowledge conducting field, web-based, and lab-based experiments. Preferred Competencies
        • Outstanding verbal and written skills
        • Organizational and attention to detail skills.
        • Work independently with little supervision.
        • Self-motivated disposition.
        • Identify opportunities for improvement and recommend effective changes. Application Documents
          • Resume/CV (required)
          • Cover letter (required)
          • Complete postsecondary transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted) (required)
          • Two letters of recommendation that should be emailed directly by the recommender to Alissa.Aviles@chicagobooth.edu (required)
            When applying, the document(s) MUST--be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Resume/CV of the application.
            Job Family
            --Research
            Role Impact
            --Individual Contributor
            FLSA Status
            --Exempt
            Pay Frequency
            --Monthly
            Scheduled Weekly Hours
            --37.5
            Benefits Eligible
            --Yes
            Drug Test Required
            --No
            Health Screen Required
            --No
            Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required
            --No
            Posting Statement
            -- The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity /Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination. Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form . We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes a review of conviction history.A conviction does not automatically preclude University employment.Rather, the University considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position. The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at:-- http://securityreport.uchicago.edu .--Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637. Posted 8 Days Ago Full time JR09833 About Us The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world. We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.

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