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Job openings in the Barabási Lab
03
Mar

Boston, MA

Northeastern University

The lab of Professor Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, together with the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University and the Division of Network Medicine at Harvard University is searching for a "Data Visualization Research Specialist" with a unique ability to visually represent complex network data prepared by an interdisciplinary group of physicists, biologists and computer scientists ranging from biological and technological networks, to social networks using various forms of visual design and software development programs. Have useful programming and analytical skills for accurate database manipulation. Creating interactive products to be viewed and used in multiple platforms from desktop computers, laptops, notebooks (iPad) and smart phones (iPhones and Androids). Use creativity and professional judgement in order to resolve design and technical challenges. Must be able to contribute to an interdisciplinary research initiative using strong project management and communication skills working closely with its Director and its research scientists.  

Minimum Skills:

  • Bachelors degree required, Masters preferred in communication, visual and/or digital design (4-6 years experience)
  • 6+ years experience as an artist in design and concept layouts
  • 4+ years with expert use of design software such as Adobe suite Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effect, Flash, and InDesign
  • 4+ years in the complete digital product development life cycle of successfully launched web and/or software applications
  • 4+ years experience designing and documenting large-scale web-based applications, involving detailed design schematics and complex representation of information
  • 4+ years experience in current web programming technologies: HTML 5, CSS3, Mobile Development, JavaScript, jQuery, etc.
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03
Mar

Network Science Institute at Northeastern University

Boston, MA

The lab of Professor Albert-László Barabási, together with the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University and the Division of Network Medicine at Harvard University, is looking for postdoctoral associates in the area of network science, network medicine, and control theory. We are seeking motivated individuals with network science or control experience and interest in applying it towards both social and biological systems. The ideal candidate has a physics, bioinformatics, computer science or mathematics PhD, and previous work experience in networks and/or bioinformatics.

For a range of projects characterizing the lab see www.barabasilab.com. Our current work spans the applications of network towards understanding human diseases, to quantifying success in scientific careers, and understanding the fundamentals of network dynamics.

All interested candidates should submit a formal application consisting of (i) a current CV with publication lists, (ii) a brief statement of research experience and interests, and (iii) two letters of recommendation sent separately by the writers to:

James Stanfill at ccnrpostdoc@gmail.com or at Northeastern University, Center for Complex Network Research, 1100-177 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115.

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