Postdoctoral Fellow in Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research

Indiana University

United States


Position Summary

The School of Informatics, Computing, & Engineering has one open Postdoctoral position to conduct an investigation of the structure and evolution of scientific enterprise using network science and machine learning (e.g. graph embedding). This non-tenure track appointment starts in September 2019 for one year, with the possibility of additional years of extension, subject to funding and performance. The salary is competitive and benefits are generous.
The postdoc will join a dynamic and interdisciplinary team and tackle fundamental questions at the intersection of Science of Science, Machine Learning, and Network Science. The postdoc will work with Profs. Yong-Yeol Ahn, Staša Milojević, Alessandro Flammini, and Filippo Menczer at Indiana University, in collaboration with the IU Network Science Institute.


Basic Qualifications

A PhD in relevant discipline is required (Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or a related field). The ideal candidate will have strong computational and statistical skills, a strong track record of publication and collaboration, and experience and competence in managing and analyzing large datasets. Expertise in Machine Learning and/or Network Science will be particularly valued. Domain expertise in Science of Science will also be highly valued, but not strictly required. We strongly encourage applications from minorities.


Department Contact for Questions

Dr. YY Ahn at


Salary and Rank

Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Special Instructions

For best consideration apply by July 28, 2019
Interested applicants should upload a letter of interest, a CV, writing sample and names and email addresses for three professional references using this application portal.

Ideal start date for position: September 1, 2019


Supplemental Questions

  1. How did you hear about this position?
    • Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
    • Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee
    • Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
    • Announcement: Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Announcement: IU Bulletin for Academic Appointees
    • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
    • Announcement: Other Website
  2. Are you applying for other positions in the School of Informatics and Computing besides this posting? If so, please state which positions. Note, you must apply separately for each posting of interest.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * What date did you earn or do you expect to earn your PhD and from which institution?

    (Open Ended Question)


Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Writing Sample

Optional Documents

  1. Other
  2. Other 2

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