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Assistant Professor in Network Science (Tenure Track in Physics)

last modified Nov 14, 2012 02:05 PM
Northeastern University, Boston Massachusetts (USA)

The Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Network Science. We are particularly interested in expanding our current focus on the fundamental aspects of network formation and evolution from a broad statistical physics perspective, and exploring their applications to various real world problems, from biological to social and communication networks. The main appointment is expected to reside in the Department of Physics. However, in exceptional cases, joint appointments between Physics and other departments will also be explored for qualified candidates with background in other areas, like computer science and biology.


Required qualifications include: Ph.D. degree in physics, computer science, or a related field; a strong record of research in network science that can support the teaching mission of the appropriate department; excellent communication skills and an interest working with students and collaborating with the community and industry.
For more information about network related research at Northeastern University please visit:
- Center for Complex Network Research,
- Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Complex Systems,
- Laboratory for the Modeling of Biological and Socio-technical Systems,
Required Documents
Curriculum Vitae, 3 Letters of Recommendations, Research Statement, Teaching Statement, and one recent or significant publication.
To apply, please visit Northeastern University Careers Job Site at All questions can be directed to (applications will ONLY BE ACCEPTED VIA THE NU CAREERS JOB SITE). Northeastern University is located in Boston, Massachusetts.
IMPORTANT: Application reviews will begin on January 6, 2013 with interviews beginning in February 2013.