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Open Rank Network Science

October 22, 2018
Boston, MA

The Network Science Institute (NetSI) is recruiting for an open rank tenure-track position. The successful candidate will have a track record using network science to study human health. Areas of study may include any aspect of health that addresses biological, social, technical, informational or geospatial systems. While the preference is for candidates with a background in network science, those using mathematical models, computational models and complex systems models are also invited to apply. Synergistic projects could involve network models from sociology to physics to study social networks, mobility patterns, healthcare outcomes, coordination of medical care, infectious disease modeling, digital epidemiology, disease networks.

This is an open rank Assistant/Associate Professor tenure-track/tenured position with teaching, research, and service responsibilities. The successful candidate will be offered a departmental tenure home commensurate with their expertise. Candidate’s research plans should extend beyond their home discipline to intersect with fields in other domains. Potential to attract external funding is expected, and a record of successful funding is required for a tenured appointment.

The candidate will be part of the Network Science Institute which provides opportunities for cutting-edge, integrative science. NetSI is dedicated to creating synergy among faculty expertise, across departments and colleges, with shared computing infrastructure, active lecture series and vibrant collaborative research opportunities. The individual filling this position will also contribute to our distinctive PhD program in Network Science, which is the only NS doctoral program in the US. Candidate should be able to show a strong commitment to developing a vigorous research program, teaching courses and providing mentorship to Network Science graduate students.

Qualifications

Candidates must have a doctorate degree in a social, biological, information or physical science field prior to start date of the appointment. Candidate must have or a demonstrated potential for externally funded Network Science related research and excellence with scholarly publications. At Northeastern, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence, and we welcome applications that address these concepts in the context of teaching, scholarship or service.

Additional Information

Northeastern University in Boston is a nationally ranked research university with a strong urban mission, a global perspective, and an emphasis on interdisciplinary scholarship and experiential learning. To apply, please go to http://www.northeastern.edu/cos/faculty-positions and click on the Faculty Positions link. Applicants will be asked to upload a letter of application, CV, a statement of current and future research interests, a teaching statement and the names and email for three referees and email for. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2018. Inquiries from potential senior candidates are welcome and may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Alessandro Vespignani, Director, Network Science Institute, a.vespignani@northeastern.edu

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern.

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Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

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Admin Operations Manager

October 13, 2018
Boston, MA

Responsibilities

The Operations Manager (OM) will oversee the day-to-day diversified administrative needs of the Center for Complex Network Research (CCNR) within the Department of Physics at Northeastern University. The OM will ensure that deadlines are met, projects and events are managed, and workflow is maintained. S/he will be responsible for managing and coordinating personnel operations, including the onboarding and off boarding of faculty, staff, graduate students and visitors. Additionally, s/he will be responsible for tracking and processing visas (J-1, H1-B, F1, TN, OPT/EAD, and B-1) in conjunction with the Offices of the Dean, General Counsel and Global Services. Additionally, the OM will be responsible for oversight of the CCNR budget, including review and approval of invoices, journal vouchers, budget transfers and review of monthly reconciliations . S/he will be responsible for overseeing the time tracking system and processing of reimbursements through Concur. The OM will be the point person for all CCNR events and outreach efforts.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred. 5 years of progressively responsible experience, preferably in an academic environment. Supervisory experience required. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Excellent communication skills and attention to detail, required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, familiarity with Outlook, Excel and Banner. Prior experience with PeopleAdmin or similar HR system(s) preferred, as well as Concur.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

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Administrative Specialist

September 10, 2018
Boston, MA

The Network Science Institute at Northeastern University is seeking an individual to fill the role of Administrative Specialist. The Administrative Specialist will manage a high-volume calendar for the Institute Director; serve as the first point of contact on behalf of the Director and Executive Director (ED), interface with faculty, Deans, donors, students, postdocs, and staff at all levels; draft correspondence; plan and manage Institute events and conferences; coordinate complex reimbursements, visa applications and budget reconciliations. This is a senior, highly visible executive support position that requires outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, as well as a high level of attention to detail.

Responsibilities

Manage the Director’s calendar, demonstrating sound judgment in prioritizing requests for the Director’s time and communicating scheduling decisions in a professional, diplomatic way.
Coordinate all travel and meetings for the Director, including travel funded by federal grants.
Proactively prepare the Director for all meetings, business trips, and speaking engagements by doing background research, anticipating and researching likely questions, and creating comprehensive travel itineraries.
Independently communicate on behalf of the Director & Executive Director, understanding the appropriate professional tone in different settings; with the ability to draft correspondence to internal and external contacts.
In collaboration with the Institute’s Senior Grants Manager, manage reimbursements and financial record-keeping for the Director, ensuring all expenses are compliant with sponsored research policies
Create letters of support, invitations, and announcements, as needed; assist with proofreading for proposals and reports.
Support grant-related reporting, ensuring that publication, personnel and facilities records are properly updated.
Design, organize, and implement administrative systems to manage the operations of the Institute.
Plan events and meetings; coordinate with Institute, schedule and correspond with visitors, manage logistics with NEU facilities and building managers, as well as with outside vendors.
Other duties as assigned.

About the Institute

The Network Science Institute at Northeastern University (NetSI) aims to be one of the world’s leading multi-disciplinary research communities supporting innovative research and training in the growing field of network science. The Institute is a multi-disciplinary community that brings together researchers and doctoral students who are joined by a common goal to understand behaviors of complex systems by building models of the structure and dynamics of their connections. The Institute has the only PhD program in Network Science in the U.S., providing foundational training in network-based approaches, languages, and problems. With support from six academic units, Colleges of Science, Health Sciences, Information & Computer Science, Arts Media & Design, Business, and Social Science & Humanities, the Institute truly reflects Northeastern’s broad vision of learning and research without boundaries. Our innovative research and education initiatives, along with collaborative community and educational strategies are motivated by a desire to inspire and contribute to a growing community dedicated to fundamentally changing the way society understands and interacts with our networked world.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of four years of full-time administrative experience. This position requires an energetic and resourceful individual with excellent communication skills, both in person and in writing. The person in this role must be able to communicate effectively both in person and in writing, and should be comfortable interacting with a demanding customer base including faculty, senior administrators, and high-profile outside contacts. Experience in an academic or other scientific research environments is preferred. The ability to effectively handle diverse tasks and responsibilities and create effective administrative processes and systems to manage operational environment is important.environments is preferred. The ability to effectively handle diverse tasks and responsibilities and create effective administrative processes and systems to manage operational environment is important.

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

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