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David Lazer


The College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern
University seeks nominations and applications from leading scholars in
Network Science with an expected start date of Fall 2018. Candidates
at all ranks are welcome. Areas of interest are open. We are
especially interested in candidates with expertise in economics,
statistical methods, and social media analysis. The position includes
an appointment in one of the social science units in CSSH (Economics,
Political Science, Sociology, Criminal Justice, and/or Public Policy)
as well as affiliation with the Network Science Institute
( Cross-departmental appointments
within CSSH are possible as are cross-college appointments. The
successful candidate will have a distinguished scholarly record or
promise of one and will join an outstanding interdisciplinary
community representing 7 departments, including Political Science,
Physics, Computer Science, Business, Health Science, Communications,
and Mathematics. The individual filling this position will contribute
to our distinctive PhD program in Network Science, which is currently
the only NetSci graduate program in the US and will teach courses at
all levels of Network Science as well as in their domain area.

Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to fostering diverse
and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential
learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities is a leader in the
Experiential Liberal Arts
( Founded in 1898,
Northeastern University is a dynamic and highly selective urban
research university in the center of Boston. Grounded in its signature
co-op program, Northeastern provides unprecedented global experiential
learning opportunities. The College is strongly committed to fostering
excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcomes nominations
and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue
to be, underrepresented in academia.
Applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest and a writing
sample along with the names of three references. Candidates will be
notified before their references are contacted.

To apply, please go to and click on the
link for full-time positions or full-time interdisciplinary positions
or if viewing this description on the Northeastern University website,
click “Apply to this job.” Please address nominations and inquiries
about the position to [log in to unmask] Review of applications
will begin October 15, and will continue until the position is filled.

David Lazer

Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Computer and
Information Science, Northeastern University
Co-Director, NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks:
Visiting Scholar, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University

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