Join the CSSI Community

The Kellogg Center for Science of Science & Innovation offers several opportunities to be a part of this expanding community. Our priority is to attract technically strong researchers who are also interested in asking bold, new questions with data.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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 cssi@kellogg.northwestern.edu 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.

Research Assistant Professor

Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern) is seeking exceptional candidates for full-time, academic research positions at the rank of research assistant professor. Candidates will be housed in the Center for Science of Science and Innovation. 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 the possibility for renewal. Target start date is flexible.  

 

Our priority is to attract technically strong researchers who are also interested in asking bold, new questions with data. Candidates must have a proven record of publications in top-tier journals and conferences 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, statistical physics, 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: Research Assistant Professor: https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/OTAy

 

Applications will be accepted until filled. Candidates are encouraged to get in touch with us cssi@kellogg.northwestern.edu 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.

Research Intern

Job Summary: The Center for Science of Science and Innovation (CSSI) at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is looking for exceptional predoctoral students to fill 2 funded research intern positions. CSSI has a broadly defined research agenda, exploring diverse topics related to Science of Science, Innovation, AI, Computational Social Science, and Network Science.

 

As the Kellogg CSSI Research Intern, students will gain valuable first-hand research experience and data analytics skills will be directly involved in and in some cases lead cutting-edge research, and have the opportunity to work closely with senior Ph.D. students, postdocs, faculty at the center.

 

The target start date is flexible, ideally Summer 2021 or earlier. The initial term is one year with the possibility of renewal. Our priority is to attract technically strong students who are determined to pursue a Ph.D. program in related areas. Candidates must have an aptitude for developing advanced programming and analytic skills for working with large data.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Participation in project development
  • Data entry, crawling, and cleaning
  • Data analysis and modeling
  • Writing, formatting, and editing reports and works for dissemination

Qualification:

  • Bachelor/Master degree in applied math, complex systems, physics, computer science, network science, economics, computational social science, or other related fields.
  • Completion of undergraduate-level coursework involving programming
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.                                       
  • Strong initiative and a resourceful approach to problem-solving and learning.
  • Strong attention to detail with superb organization skills
  • The ability to work in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment

 

Required Documents: Applications should be submitted on-line. The deadline for applications is the end of November. Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to cssi.intern@gmail.com. Please include your last name in the subject line. 

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