Nov 22, 2019

Data Science Scholar

  • Northwestern University
  • Evanston, IL, USA
Postdoc Postdoctoral Research

Job Description

Northwestern University invites applications to Data Science Scholars Program.

Data Science Scholars will join a university-wide initiative advancing Data Science throughout Northwestern (  Scholars will have joint-appointments with the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems and Data Science (NICO) – which coordinates the program – and another Research Center matching their area of expertise. Scholars will be appointed to two-year terms (potentially renewable for a third year)Scholars will receive a competitive stipend and benefits package, and an individual research budget.  Starting date is flexible. 


We are looking to recruit 2 Scholars annually who will be appointed across a number of research areas spanning the physical, chemical, biomedical, behavioral, social, economic, information, and communication sciences.  The aim of the program is to offer a unique opportunity to expand the Scholars’ domain-focused research portfolio, and simultaneously establish their reputation as leaders in the exploding field of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.  To this end, Scholars will be offered opportunities to establish their independence and to develop their leadership skills 


Outstanding candidates interested in this program should submit applications electronically to data-science-initiative@northwestern.eduApplications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged. Applications must include a CV (including a list of publications with the most important 1 to 3 publications indicated with an asterisk), a three-page statement of research accomplishments and plans, and a list of 3 to 5 references. Applications received by January 1st, 2020 will receive full consideration. Later applications will be considered until all positions are filled.   


Applicants must complete their Ph.D. requirements prior to starting date of appointment.   


Information about benefits may be found at 


Northwestern University


Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO)

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