Postdoctoral Research Associate

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 07, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Postdoctoral Research Associate

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff.

Assist in initiating, executing, and completing clinical research and experiments

Laboratory management

Prepare and write research papers, presentations, grant proposals, etc.

Train graduate students

Ensure that the research is complete

Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar.

Preferred Qualifications:

Salary Grade:

Additional Information:
The Data Lab @ Northeastern University in Boston invites post-doctoral applications to our high-energy and growing research group. We study a range of research problems in scalable data management, data curation, and data analysis. Our work ranges from fundamental questions on the complexity of data management problems to practical applications with domain scientists, including large-scale and parallel data analysis algorithms, data integration, and uncertain data management. We participate in a number of interdisciplinary research projects and collaborate with researchers around the world across diverse areas such as network science, theory, and machine learning. The Postdoc would have the opportunity to work with three faculty members, and to participate in the supervising of our large and growing group of students. If you are interested in doing award-winning, high-impact research. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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