***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Post-doctoralposition in networks and innovation TheCenter for Network Science at the Central European University (CEU), inBudapest, Hungary are advertising a one-year post-doctoral position in networkscience of creative teams. We have a strong preference for someone to start in Octoberof 2012 but will consider applications of candidates who can only start at alater date. (Inability to start by October 1 2012 should be clearly noted inthe application package.) Thecandidate is expected to have a PhD or have defended their dissertation by thebeginning of the position. Successful applicant should have a research agenda with afocus that includes personal networks and innovation, and should possess strongskills in analyzing large network datasets. Experience in handling large datasets andfamiliarity with a high-level programming language (e.g. MatLab, R, C) is amust. Experience in analyzing dynamicnetwork data is considered as a plus. The candidate will have access to a largedataset on the dynamics of collaboration networks in the history of recordedjazz, spanning several decades, and including about a hundred thousandmusicians, tens of thousands of recorded albums, and a wealth of data onsuccess. Inaddition to academic research the candidate is encouraged to set up awebsite/blog on creativity and networks, that targets non-academic audience. Finally, the candidate is expected to write grantapplications together with relevant faculty. Theapplication package should consist of a single PDF file with (1) an applicationletter (not exceeding 1200 words), (2) CV, (3) the contact information of fourreferences (including e-mail, phone number, mailing address, and a shortdescription of relationship with the applicant), (4) transcripts (unofficial isOK, official ones will have to be presented before an offer is made), (5) copyof PhD diploma or letter from supervisor describing the applicant’s progress ontheir dissertation and (6) two writing samples (one can be co-authored). Applicationpackage should highlight the candidate’s training and research relevant tonetwork science. Review of candidateswill begin mid to late June and will be offered to the first suitablecandidate. We accept applications until theend of the 2012 calendar year if the position is not filled in the meantime. Applications (and inquiries about the job) canbe emailed to [log in to unmask] Theannual post-doctoral research stipend is €24,000 EUR (around $34,000 USD) andincludes a health insurance plan. Additionally, candidate will be eligible for 1100 EUR travel grant perschool year and will have the option to apply for the competitive CEU ResearchSupport Scheme (5000 EUR) in collaboration with faculty and students. (Consider the competitiveness of this packagegiven the tax-free nature of all of these stipends and benefits and the low Hungariancost of living.) CEU is a privateinternational graduate school for the social sciences in Budapest,Hungary. English is the language ofinstruction and operation. The Center for Network Scienceis emerging as an international center of excellence in network scienceresearch. CEU is an equal opportunity employer and especiallyencourages the application of groups underrepresented in academia. The position is open to candidatesindependent of their nationality or citizenship. Selection process will be based strictly onacademic performance and the needs of the Center for Network Studies. _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.