Prof. Dr. Philippe Tobler, born. 1972, has been appointed Associate Professor for Neuroeconomics and Social Neuroscience by the Board of the University. Prof. Tobler studied at the University of Berne and attained a Master in Experimental Psychology in 1998. He received his PhD in 2004 from the University of Cambridge and spent the next years as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cambridge and as a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. Prof. Tobler joined the Department of Economics in 2010 as a SNSF Assistant Professor. Between 2010 and 2013 Prof. Tobler also held a role as Associate Professor in the Finance Department at Tilburg University.