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Postdoctoral Research Position in the Field of ?Social Network Dynamics?

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The Chair of Social Networks at ETH Zürich is offering a fully-funded two year postdoctoral research position in the field of ?social network dynamics? starting in September 2015. The Chair of Social Networks at ETH Zürich studies social networks by combining research approaches from the social sciences, statistics and computer science. We employ modern data collection practices and develop statistical methods with the aim of answering social science research questions and contributing to the social science literature.
Postdoctoral Research Position in the Field of ?Social Network Dynamics?
The research project will investigate the dynamics of social networks from a multidisciplinary perspective. It may involve the development of social network theory, planning and conducting of network data collection, development and application of statistical methods and development of scientific software. Details of the project will be developed with the successful candidate.
Successful candidates will have a PhD in social sciences, statistics, or computer science (or a related field) and have experience in social network methods and their application to social science research problems. The applicant must be fluent in English. Experience in the following fields will be considered a plus: Analytical Sociology and Social Network theory, survey-based or social sensor-based social network data collection, advanced understanding and/or development of statistical network models, software development and computational Social Science/Data Science.
We offer an inspiring research environment at one of the world’s top universities, close collaboration in a small, young research team that is part of a leading international network of social networks researchers, generous research funding and a competitive salary. Zurich has been repeatedly named the city with the highest quality of life.
For further information please contact Prof. Christoph Stadtfeld by e-mail
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. Our team will be present at the INSNA Sunbelt conference and be happy to schedule meetings with interested candidates.
Online applications with a letter of motivation, including a statement of research interests, a CV, a first-authored paper or thesis chapter that best represents your research profile, and contact details of three referees should be sent online until July 10th, 2015 with attention to: ETH Zurich, Mr. Olivier Meyrat, Human Resources, CH-8092 Zürich.

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