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Postdoc & Research Assistant Professor Positions in Complex Systems at Northwestern University

last modified Mar 07, 2014 01:28 PM
The Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO) at Northwestern University seeks multiple post-doctoral researchers and Research Assistant Professors interested in problems of far-reaching, broad ranging research on complex systems. Northwestern University is located in a culturally and socially diverse Chicago suburb on the shores of Lake Michigan under the direction of NICO faculty who are leading experts in complex systems in their respective scientific disciplines. NICO is a university-wide research institute dedicated to advancing complex systems and network science research through interdisciplinary collaboration. Visit the NICO webpage for more information on NICO’s local and internationally hosted events, weekly seminar series, reading group, distinguished speakers, faculty, faculty associates, dedicated offices, publications, and media hits. 

The position may involve theoretical modeling, computations, experiments, and writing proposals. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in physics, engineering, or information sciences with experience in areas such as statistical physics, time-series and nonlinear dynamics, simulations, or data science. Strong writing skills, demonstrated success in conducting high impact research, and interdisciplinary collaboration skills are mandatory. Two year and longer term multi-year appointments begin immediately. 
To apply, please e-mail curriculum vitae along with a brief statement of how your research interests are related to this position to Nancy McLaughlin 
(n-mclaughlin@northwestern.edu). Arrange to have two letters of recommendation e-mailed to the same address.  Salary and research budget are highly competitive and includes full medical insurance.