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The Northwestern Institute for Complexity (NICO) at Northwestern University seeks multiple post-doctoral researchers interested in problems of far-reaching, broad ranging research on complex systems.  NICO is an interdisciplinary research institute that enjoys membership of faculty from the physical, social, and humanity sciences.   The position may involve theoretical modeling, computations, experiments, and writing proposals.  The ideal candidate will have a PhD in physics, engineering, or information sciences with experience in areas such as statistical physics, time-series and nonlinear dynamics, simulations, or data science.  Strong writing skills, demonstrated success in conducting high impact research, and interdisciplinary collaboration skills are mandatory.  2 and 3 year appointments begin immediately.  The research will be performed at Northwestern University located in a culturally and socially diverse Chicago suburb on the shores of Lake Michigan under the direction of NICO faculty who are leading experts in complex systems in their respective scientific disciplines.  To apply, please e-mail curriculum vitae along with a brief statement of how your research interests are related to this position to Andrew Marfia (abmarfia@northwestern.edu).  Arrange to have two letters of recommendation e-mailed to the same address.  Salary and research budget are highly competitive and includes full medical insurance. Visit the NICO webpage for more information on NICO’s local and internationally hosted events, weekly seminar series, reading group, distinguished speakers, faculty, faculty associates, dedicated offices, publications, and media hits.