Computational Modelling Group

Center for International Development at Harvard University (CID): Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Networks/Complexity

Apply by
15th August 2010
Data Management, Matlab
Petrina Butler

The Center for International Development at Harvard University (CID) is recognized as a global leader in research to advance human well-being and economic progress in the developing world by expanding the understanding of development challenges and offering viable solutions to global poverty. The CID has an immediate opening for a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Networks and Economic Complexity to conduct interdisciplinary research in the area of economic development for the Growth and Empowerment Labs based at the CID.

Basic Qualifications

PhD required. Candidates will be knowledgeable in networks and complexity science and have a strong background in data analysis and computational methods. Familiarity with technical computing software, such as Matlab, Stata, or other program languages is required.

Additional Qualifications

This appointment is interdisciplinary. We will consider candidates from across the disciplines: computer science, applied mathematics, physics, statistics, engineering, economics, or sociology. Strong candidates will have a significant publication record; the ability to work both independently as well as on a team, and interest in issues related to economic development. The fellows are expected to spend the bulk of their time on team projects.

Additional Information

This opening is a 24-month, full-time appointment. Reappointment is contingent on performance and funding. Interested candidates should send cover letter, CV, list of three references, and copies of related publications to

(This position will be posted until filled, I have put in August 15 as a placeholder deadline. Petrina)