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Dear All,

We are looking for a new post doc! See the announcement below:

Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Modeling and Empirical Analysis of Large-Scale Dynamic Social Networks
New York University Stern School of Business

The Information Systems Group and the Center for Digital Economy 
Research at New York University’s Stern School of Business are seeking 
postdoctoral researchers and visiting fellows for projects involving the 
modeling and empirical analysis of large-scale dynamic online social 
networks. The research scientist would work with Professor Sinan Aral on 
discovering and analyzing relationships between large-scale dynamic 
online social networks, user behavior, user-generated content, 
purchasing patterns and associated economic outcomes.

Candidates for the position of research scientist should have a 
completed a Ph.D. in computer science, economics, sociology or a related 
field prior to beginning this appointment. Candidates for the position 
of visiting fellow should be enrolled in a Ph.D. program in computer 
science, economics, sociology or a related field prior to beginning this 
appointment. Prior research and a strong background in network analysis, 
along with experience manipulating large networked data sets (and the 
associated programming and data management skills) are required. Formal 
training in econometrics and social network analysis, and knowledge of 
statistical software (such as R, SAS and STATA) are desirable but not 

In addition to working on these projects, the scientist is expected to 
participate in the intellectual life of the Stern School, and will have 
the opportunity to interact with the other faculty and doctoral students 
affiliated with the research center.

The term of the appointment is one year; with an option to renew 
(further details are available from Professor Aral). The appointment 
will begin as soon as possible. Salary and research support will be 
generous and competitive with those of comparable appointments at other 
top New York City area research universities.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a copy 
of your CV and the names of two to four references to Shirley Lau 
([log in to unmask]), copying in Sinan Aral 
([log in to unmask]). There is no application deadline. We will review 
applications in the order in which we receive them until the positions 
are filled.

Warm regards,


Sinan Aral
Assistant Professor, NYU Stern School of Business.
Research Affiliate, MIT Sloan School of Management.
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