IUNI has an opening for a new research scientist to add to our interdisciplinary team of network scientists to start in October 2018. See below for our position description. Note the deadline of August 17, 2018 and see the full post and application portal for more information. We also encourage you to reach out to our staff via email if you have any questions or would like to learn more.
Research Scientist, Indiana University Network Science Institute (IUNI), Non-Tenure Track
See the full post and link to the application portal: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6216
The Indiana University Network Science Institute (IUNI) seeks applicants for an Assistant Research Scientist position. This position will be appointed for a two-year term with the possibility of renewal based on exemplary performance, programmatic need, and continued funding of the position.
Scientific areas of particular interest include: (1) Analysis and modeling of networks, ideally using both analytical and computational tools; (2) Dynamical processes on networks, especially multilevel biomedical and social networks; (3) computational social science, where massive data from social media is analyzed to answer fundamental questions about individuals and society, with applications spanning from health to political science; (4) science of science, where large scholarly databases are built, analyzed, and modeled to explore topics such as the emergence of scientific fields, the diffusion of knowledge and expertise, the adoption of innovations, the definition of novelty, the prediction of scholarly and societal impact.
Basic Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have completed a PhD in physics, applied math, engineering, computer science or information science and have a strong background and experience in network science and data science. To employ theoretical, empirical, and mixed methods, the researcher will need both analytical/modeling skills and the technical capabilities to deal with big data.
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Lourdes Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org or (812) 855-6010.
To apply, submit a CV, a cover letter describing your research interests, a research plan (not to exceed 2 pages), and the name, email address and institutional affiliation/position of three references.
For Best Consideration Date 08/17/2018
Expected Start Date 10/01/2018
Please see the full post and link to the portal: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/6216