JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Northwestern University

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Northwestern Institute on Complex System
Data Science Scholar

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111455095
Date Posted: 12/23/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Data Science Scholar
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Evanston, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
data science
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Data Science Scholars will join a university-wide initiative advancing Data Science throughout Northwestern. Scholars will have joint-appointments with the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems and Data Science (NICO)—which coordinates the program—and another Research Center matching their area of expertise. Scholars will be appointed to two-year terms (potentially renewable for a third year). Scholars will receive a competitive stipend and benefits package, and an individual research budget. Starting date is flexible.

We are looking to recruit 4-6 Scholars who will be appointed across a number of research areas spanning the physical, chemical, biomedical, behavioral, social, economic, information, and communication sciences. The aim of the program is to offer a unique opportunity to expand the Scholars’ domain-focused research portfolio, and simultaneously establish their reputation as leaders in the exploding field of Data Science and Analytics. To this end, Scholars will be offered opportunities to establish their independence and to develop their leadership skills.

Outstanding candidates interested in this program should submit applications electronically to Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged. Applications must include a CV (including a list of publications with the most important 1 to 3 publications indicated with an asterisk), a three-page statement of research accomplishments and plans, and a list of 3 to 5 references. Applications received by January 31st, 2016 will receive full consideration. Later applications will be considered until all positions are filled.

Applicants must complete their Ph.D. requirements prior to starting date of appointment.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2016
Reference Instructions:
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