Division/College: D'Amore-McKim School of Business
FT/PT: Full Time
We are looking for a collaborative, enthusiastic, and curious social scientist with expertise in social network theory and methodology to join us for a 1-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University, Boston. The fellow will work in an interdisciplinary team at the Network Science Institute to explore and test questions related to social network processes in collaborative decision making leveraging the Volunteer Science online laboratory to conduct large-scale experiments.
Second, the fellow will propose a research agenda that builds on these themes, with the possibility of publication in social science journals. The fellow will gain broad exposure to large scale experiments and work with complex network datasets.
The position is fixed-term for one year. Competitive compensation will be offered.
Completed PhD in social science, prior to joining
Superior statistical, analytical and data management skills (R, SQL, Python or the equivalent)
Background in experimental methods is preferred
Expertise in social network analysis and related theories and versatility with managing relatively large datasets
Capacity for and strong interest in producing publishable research papers on social networks is a must
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Requisition Number: STFR005174
Internal Number: 59065
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