Network Science - Open rank

Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Network Science - Open rank

Requisition Number: FTFR001018

Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


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.


A PhD or its equivalent is required.

Additional Information:
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 [email protected] Review of applications will begin October 15, and will continue until the position is filled.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: [email protected]

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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