Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Boston Main Campus
Division/College: College of Science
FT/PT: Full Time
The lab of Professor Albert-László Barabási, together with the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University and the Division of Network Medicine at Harvard University, is looking for postdoctoral associates in the area of network science, science of science, science of success, and network medicine. We are seeking motivated individuals with experience in network science and interest in applying it toward both social and biological systems. Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years. For a range of projects characterizing the lab, see www.barabasilab.com. Our current work spans the applications of networks toward quantifying success in scientific careers to understanding the fundamentals of network dynamics.
The ideal candidate has a physics, economics, computational sociology, computer science, bioinformatics, or mathematics PhD, and previous work experience in networks, science of success, or network biology/bioinformatics.
Requisition Number: STFR005431
Internal Number: 61037
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