Postdoctoral Fellow, CSSI
Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern) is seeking exceptional candidates to fill 2 post-doctoral fellow positions. Candidates will be housed in the Center for Science of Science and Innovation, directed by Prof. Dashun Wang. We have a broadly defined research agenda, exploring diverse topics related to Science of Science, Innovation, AI, Computational Social Science, and Network Science. The initial term of these positions is one year with possibility for renewal. Target start date is flexible. Our priority is to attract technically strong researchers who are interested in asking bold, new questions with data. Candidates must have a proven record of publications and need to have completed projects that demonstrate a proven ability to work with data. Qualifications • PhD in fields including computational social science, complex systems, physics, computer science, network science, economics, applied mathematics, or other related fields • Prior experience of programming and working with large-scale data • Participation and activity in the scientific community • Strong communication skills • The ability to work in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment Applications should include: • cover letter, describing your interest in and qualifications for this position; • curriculum vitae (including publications list); • 2 published papers, or equivalent writing samples that you are most proud of and which best demonstrate your expertise and fit for the position; • one research statement ﴾2-4 pages﴿ that outlines both your research achievements and agenda, and your service and outreach activities and plans. • the names and contact information of three letter writers; • a link to a professional webpage and google scholar page (if applicable). Applications should be submitted on-line: Postdoc: https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/OTAx Review of applications will begin around the end of November. Candidates are encouraged to get in touch with us email@example.com with questions, especially if related to potential delays/uncertainties caused by COVID. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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