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LINGUIST List 17.3732

Mon Dec 18 2006

Jobs: Dynamics and Network Structure: Post Doc, Northwestern University

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        1.    Joanne DiGuido, Dynamics and Network Structure: Post Doc, Northwestern University, IL, USA

Message 1: Dynamics and Network Structure: Post Doc, Northwestern University, IL, USA
Date: 17-Dec-2006
From: Joanne DiGuido <j-diguidonorthwestern.edu>
Subject: Dynamics and Network Structure: Post Doc, Northwestern University, IL, USA

University or Organization: Northwestern University
Department: Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems
Web Address: http://www.northwestern.edu/nico
Job Rank: Post Doc
Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Dynamics and Network Structure

The Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO) at Northwestern University
has an opening for postdoctoral positions in the complex systems area. NICO is
an interdisciplinary research institute that enjoys membership of faculty from
a wide variety of departments in the physical sciences, social sciences, and
humanities. The research will focus on the modeling of dynamical processes and
network structure in natural, engineered or human systems. Candidates with a
background in theoretical modeling and experience with computer simulations or
data analysis are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will also have good
writing skills and familiarity with complex networks, a demonstrated ability to
conduct independent high impact research, and participate in interdisciplinary
collaborations with affiliated faculty members across campus.

In the area of language, human systems includes the structure of language
systems within individuals as well as the structure of linguistic communities.
Engineered systems encompass a wide variety of computational linguistic, natural
language processing and machine learning frameworks and applications.
Candidates whose research into language focuses on the role of dynamics and
network structure in these target areas are encouraged to apply.

The appointment will be for two years, starting in Spring or Summer 2007.
Salary is competitive, depending on qualifications and experience. To apply,
please e-mail a cv, two letters of recommendation, and one page statement of how
your research interests relate to this position to Joanne DiGuido, NICO Business
Administrator, (847) 491-2527, j-diguidonorthwestern.edu.
For full consideration, application materials should be received by January 31,

Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applications from women and under-represented minorities are encouraged. Hiring
is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US.
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