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The Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO) and Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is looking for an exceptional candidate to fill an open postdoctoral position.

The research will be conducted with the group directed by Prof. Dashun Wang, and will include unique opportunities for collaborations with other excellent faculty at NICO, Kellogg and across Northwestern. The group currently focuses on a number of fundamental projects at the boundary of computational social science and science of science. Our priority is to attract technically strong researchers who are also interested in asking bold, new questions with data. A stated passion in data is a must; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills are essential; a proven experience with large-scale datasets and/or complex systems modeling is a strong plus. We welcome applicants with strong background in fields including physics, applied mathematics, data mining, artificial intelligence, social network analysis, complex systems, or other closely related fields.

How to apply:

Candidates must submit an email with the subject heading “(your name) – Postdoc Application” to Dashun Wang. The email must contain:

  1. cover letter, describing your interest in and qualifications for this position
  2. curriculum vitae (including publications list)
  3. two or three letters of recommendation emailed separately by the writers
  4. a link to the candidate’s professional webpage and google scholar page (if applicable).

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.

LabNorthwestern Institute on Complex Systems
Deadline31/12/2017 23:00

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