Postdoctoral Fellow, NICO (Youn)
Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern) and the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO) are seeking exceptional candidates for postdocs in computational social science. Successful candidates will work with Professor Hyejin Youn and collaborate with the Santa Fe Institute (Professor Geoffrey West, Professor Chris Kempes, Professor Sid Redner, and Dr. Vicky Chuqiao Yang) to develop a unified theory of regulatory functions and networks across biological and social systems, awarded as NSF's 10 Big Ideas (https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/life.jsp). Please read the short project description before your application. The initial term is one year with the possibility for renewal. Candidates must have a proven record of publications and need to have completed projects that demonstrate a proven ability to work with data. Ideal Postdoc candidate: Ph.D. in fields including computational social science, complex systems, physics, biology, computer science, network science, economics, applied mathematics, or other related fields. Programming in Python and experience with API & NLP in large-scale data are preferred. Strong communication skills and ability to work in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment. To show your communication skills, you can include a list of participation and activity in the scientific community; and published papers or equivalent writing samples that you are most proud of and which best demonstrate your expertise and fit for the position.
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