Job Information

University of Utah Post Doc Res Assoc in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 02/10/2023

Requisition Number PRN33842B

Job Title Post Doc Res Assoc

Working Title Post Doc Res Assoc

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00043 - Management Department

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 70,000 - 80,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business is inviting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship position. Postdoctoral fellows will focus on their own research while working closely with Jesse Graham. There will also be opportunities to collaborate with faculty in the management, marketing, psychology, and philosophy departments.

The position is part of a $5.8M grant from DARPA focused on automated detection of influence campaigns. The grant project is a collaboration between researchers at UIUC , U. Utah, USC , and RPI . You can read more about the project here: DARPA -effort-understand-how-people-respond-influence-messaging ( .

Successful candidates should have a well-demonstrated interest in moral psychology; experience in natural language processing and machine learning is preferred. Candidates are expected to have completed their Ph.D. in management, psychology, or a related field by Summer 2023. The appointment is renewable for a second year pending grant continuation. Start date is negotiable but anticipated to be July 1, 2023.


Scholars are expected to be in residence during their tenure, participate in seminars and grant project zoom meetings, and contribute to the broader intellectual community. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package scholars will be provided an allowance for research/conference related expenses.

Minimum Qualifications


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be open until the position is filled. To be considered please complete the application and submit: (1) Cover Letter and (2) CV. Specific questions can be directed to:

Additional Information

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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