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Call for applicants – Post-doctoral position at Universita della Svizzera italiana and Yale University
Applications are invited for a two-year postdoctoral position for a research project on the dynamics of online reviews. The postdoc position is hosted in the first year at the Universita della Svizzera italiana in Lugano, Switzerland (USI). The second year will be either at USI or at Yale University, School of Management, depending on the preferences of the applicant. The project will be supervised by Prof. Balazs Kovacs (USI and Yale University).
The research project is very interdisciplinary, so I accept candidates from multiple fields, including but not limited to management, psychology, economics, sociology, computer science, and statistics. Applicants should have some skills in statistics and the ability to think creatively about research design. No previous experience with online review data is required.
If you are interested, please email me (1) your CV, (2) a brief cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for this position (max. 1 page), and (3) copies of any publications or dissertation to [log in to unmask] No need to send references at this point, these will be requested if you are shortlisted for the position.
To apply, you will also need to solve a small “research design challenge.” The challenge is available here: goo.gl/JJ78D4 This challenge will give you an idea of what kind of projects you will be working on and what kind of skills you will need. Please send your solution along with your application.
Yearly Salary: Around 82,000 Swiss francs / $86,000* US dollars / 78,000* euros (*depending on current exchange rates)
Application deadline: May 15, 2015
Start date: Summer/Fall 2015. Start date may be negotiable to accommodate the successful candidate. To start the position, you will need to have graduated from a PhD program or be very close to finishing. There is no disciplinary restriction on what PhD you need.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Yale University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.