Assistant Professor

Arizona State University

Assistant Professor

  • Institution: Arizona State University
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Tempe, AZ US
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Assistant Professor

  • Arizona State University | Tempe, AZ US
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: October 29, 2022
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Job TitleAssistant Professor

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range $ 95,000-120,000

Location Tempe, AZ US

Application Deadline -

Contact Information

Contact Name Michael Barton

Department School of Complex Adaptive Systems


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Job Description

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Assistant Professor, Adaptive Collective Behavior and Complex Systems

Arizona State University-School of Complex Adaptive Systems

Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty appointment in the School of Complex Adaptive Systems (SCAS) focusing on the theory of adaptive collective behavior. The anticipated start date is January 2023 at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek applicants who will contribute to our programs and expand collaborations within the College of Global Futures, the Global Futures Laboratory and the University at Large.

Located in Tempe with easy access to the outdoors and urban amenities, ASU’s vibrant and innovative approaches to research and teaching are charting new paths in education and research in the public interest. Faculty members are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, adopt innovative educational practices in graduate and undergraduate education, develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and undertake service activities within the university, in the professional community and at a national level.

The College of Global Futures leadership and its faculty embrace ASU’s mission as being a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but rather by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves. We support and foster a culture of inclusiveness, tolerance, and respect that promotes equal opportunity and diversity among CGF faculty, staff, and students and through its engagement with diverse communities within and beyond the University.

Required Qualifications:

• Ph.D. in physics, mathematics, computational biology, data science, or a related field by time of appointment.

• Demonstrated research agenda relevant to the school’s cluster on complex decision-making.

Desired Qualifications:

• Demonstrated ability to thrive in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment that integrates empirical and theoretical approaches.

• Demonstrated or potential excellence in research.

• Demonstrated commitment and potential for establishing an externally funded research program.

• Demonstrated or potential for excellence in teaching.

• Demonstrated dedication to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

To apply, please submit applications electronically to and include the following: 1) A cover letter that highlights potential synergies with Global Futures and other ASU units 2) Curriculum Vitae; 3) A statement describing research interests (two pages maximum); 4) A statement describing teaching interests and philosophy (two pages maximum); 5) A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s charter and commitment to inclusive excellence; 6) Names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references.

Deadline for initial review of complete applications is October 31, 2022. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is closed.

For further information or questions about the search please contact Professor Michael Barton (

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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