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The School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University, Bloomington, invites applications for a junior faculty position in the area of complex networks and systems to begin in August 2013.

This is one of seven faculty positions the School seeks to fill beginning in Fall 2013. There are separate postings for each area and each area requires a separate application: computer science education research (joint position with School of Education), computer science (all subareas; two positions), computer security, human-computer interaction and health informatics. The School expects continued hiring in the coming years.

The School of Informatics and Computing is the first of its kind and among the largest in the country, with unsurpassed breadth. It includes more than 70 faculty members, 600 graduate students, and strong undergraduate programs. Degrees offered include M.S. degrees in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Human Computer Interaction Design, and Security Informatics, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and in Informatics. The School has received public recognition as a "top-ten program to watch" (Computerworld) thanks to its excellence and leadership in academic programs, interdisciplinary research, placement, and outreach. The school offers excellent work conditions, including attractive salaries and research support, and low teaching loads in a setting of strong student growth.

The Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research ( currently has 9 faculty members with strong ties to several other units at Indiana University that pursue research in the field of Complex Systems, including Cognitive Science, Psychology, Physics, Biocomplexity, and Information Science. Center faculty research areas include complex networks, computational biology and epidemiology, artificial life and robotics, computational intelligence, bio-inspired computing, large scale data modeling and simulation, and Web applications. The Center is particularly interested in strengthening its emphasis on modeling the dynamics of complex systems and information networks, such as social and biological networks, as well as computational social science.

Located in the wooded rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a culturally thriving college town with a moderate cost of living and the amenities for an active lifestyle. IU is renowned for its top-ranked music school, high performance computing and networking facilities, and performing and fine arts.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching, and the names of 3 references.

If possible applicants should apply through this online system (preferred). Applicants unable to submit online should mail to: Faculty Search Committee, School of Informatics and Computing, 919 E 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408, USA.

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To receive full consideration completed applications must be received by December 1, 2012.

Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged. IU Bloomington is vitally interested in the needs of Dual Career Couples.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in any relevant field such as computer, systems, cognitive, physical, mathematical, economic, and information sciences and demonstrable potential for excellence in research and teaching. They are expected to conduct an independent research program, establish scientific collaborations with present members of the group, participate in joint grant efforts, teach relevant graduate and undergraduate courses, and mentor graduate students.


Luis Mateus Rocha
Associate Professor, Informatics and Cognitive Science
Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research
School of Informatics & Computing
Indiana University, 919 E. 10th St
Bloomington IN, 47408, USA


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