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Network Science - Open rank

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Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

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Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Network Science - Open rank
Requisition Number FTFR001018
Division/College College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Tenured/Tenure Track
Posting Date 09/28/2017
Responsibilities

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University seeks nominations and applications from leading scholars in Network Science with an expected start date of Fall 2018. Candidates at all ranks are welcome. Areas of interest are open. We are especially interested in candidates with expertise in economics, statistical methods, and social media analysis. The position includes an appointment in one of the social science units in CSSH (Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Criminal Justice, and/or Public Policy) as well as affiliation with the Network Science Institute (www.networkscienceinstitute.org/). Cross-departmental appointments within CSSH are possible as are cross-college appointments. The successful candidate will have a distinguished scholarly record or promise of one and will join an outstanding interdisciplinary community representing 7 departments, including Political Science, Physics, Computer Science, Business, Health Science, Communications, and Mathematics. The individual filling this position will contribute to our distinctive PhD program in Network Science, which is currently the only NetSci graduate program in the US and will teach courses at all levels of Network Science as well as in their domain area.

Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

Qualifications

A PhD or its equivalent is required.

Additional Information

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the Experiential Liberal Arts (www.northeastern.edu/cssh/about/deans-welcome). Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.
Applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest and a writing sample along with the names of three references. Candidates will be notified before their references are contacted.
To apply, please go to http://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/faculty-positions and click on the link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website, click “Apply to this job.” Please address nominations and inquiries about the position to d.lazer@northeastern.edu. Review of applications will begin October 15, and will continue until the position is filled.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Writing Sample
Optional Documents

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