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Data Science Scholar at Northwestern University

Northwestern University invites applications to Data Science Scholars Program   

Data Science Scholars will join a university-wide initiative advancing Data Science throughout Northwestern (http://datascience.northwestern.edu). Scholars will have joint-appointments with the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems and Data Science (NICO) – which coordinates the program – and another Research Center matching their area of expertise. Scholars will be appointed to two-year terms (potentially renewable for a third year). Scholars will receive a competitive stipend and benefits package, and an individual research budget. Starting date is flexible.  

We are looking to recruit 4-6 Scholars who will be appointed across a number of research areas spanning the physical, chemical, biomedical, behavioral, social, economic, information, and communication sciences. The aim of the program is to offer a unique opportunity to expand the Scholars’ domain-focused research portfolio, and simultaneously establish their reputation as leaders in the exploding field of Data Science and Analytics. To this end, Scholars will be offered opportunities to establish their independence and to develop their leadership skills. 

Outstanding candidates interested in this program should submit applications electronically to data-science-initiative@northwestern.edu. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged. Applications must include a CV (including a list of publications with the most important 1 to 3 publications indicated with an asterisk), a three-page statement of research accomplishments and plans, and a list of 3 to 5 references. Applications received by December 15th, 2016 will receive full consideration. Later applications will be considered until all positions are filled.  

Applicants must complete their Ph.D. requirements prior to starting date of appointment.  

Information about benefits may be found at http://www.northwestern.edu/hr/benefits/index.html.

LabNorthwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Duration/Period2 years
Deadline14/12/2016 23:00

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