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We invite applications for three post-doctoral researcher positions in
social data management on project IMPACT (,
funded by the Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research.
The positions are at the Department of Computer Science, University of
Bologna, Italy (

All three positions are for 12+12 months (the contract can be renewed
after the first year by mutual agreement). Annual gross salary will be
around 23.000 (please, notice that the amount is tax free (IRPEF
exempt) and includes social security). Expected starting date:
September 2013 (flexible).

The main goal of the IMPACT research program is to develop
methodologies and algorithms to store, efficiently retrieve and
analyze information from offline and online social networks and to
identify relevant structural and communication patterns. The project
is hosted by the University of Bologna (, one
of the oldest universities in the World in a beautiful "young" city
offering lots of cultural initiatives
( The research positions are linked
to the Department of Computer Science and Engineering


- PhD in Computer Science or related fields (Physics, Mathematics,
Statistics). The PhD is necessary at starting time, not for the
- Experience in (social) network science and/or database systems
and/or information retrieval and/or data mining.
- A good command of oral and written English (knowledge of Italian is
not required).

- Knowledge of multiplex/multi-layer/multiple/multi-slice etc. etc. networks.
- Experience in interdisciplinary research.

If interested and for any inquiries please contact Dr. Matteo Magnani
([log in to unmask]) asap - the official application window is
quite narrow.

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