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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 29, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology
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Postdoctoral Research Associate

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

About the Opportunity:
The Chung Laboratory in the Department of Bioengineering is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on an image processing project. The research group is interested in improving widefield microscopy images of fluorescent neurons in the nematode worm, C. elegans.

The successful candidate will lead an effort to improve imaging by computational techniques. Develop code to implement a novel procedure for removing stray light from microscope images. Assist the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintain the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff and mentorship for graduate students in image processing methods. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete.

Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in image analysis and processing; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar; extensive experience with MATLAB is required; strong communication skills and ability to work independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with ImageJ and NIS Elements preferred.

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Additional Information:
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.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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