Postdoctoral Research Associate
About the Opportunity
Northeastern University's Roux Institute has established a
Postdoctoral Research Associate position dealing with cutting-edge
research in the theoretical and applied aspects of artificial
intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML). The successful candidate
will join Prof. Francesco Restuccia's research team in Portland,
Performs basic or applied research in an area of considerable scope
and complexity. Plans independent research and analyzes and
publishes the results. Prepares grant proposals. Provides
functional and administrative supervision over supporting research
staff and transfers technical and statistical expertise.
Responsible for purchasing and budget administration. Attends
meetings and may present research. Some use cases are export
controlled and potential to work on classified projects after
completion of training and certification.
Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Computer Science (CS),
Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) or related discipline;
must have progressively responsible experience that demonstrates
the ability to plan and execute research; Excellent interpersonal,
communication, and documentation skills are essential, as are
time-management and organizational skills. Good written and verbal
communication skills and organizational talents are expected.
Proposal preparations for sponsored research funding, research
experience involving experiments, and project management experience
Priority will be given to candidates with proven experience in the
theory and application of AI/ML techniques (CNNs, RNNs, DRL, etc)
to computer vision and/or other fields relevant to the Internet of
Things (IoT). Of particular interest are candidates with experience
with cutting-edge IoT wireless technologies such as Wi-Fi, LTE, NR,
Bluetooth, Zigbee, LPWANs, and others.
Candidates should send a letter of application addressing the
selection criteria and indicating how their background and
expertise fit with the specific needs of the position, a curriculum
vitae, one print of prior scientific publications, and the names
and contact information of 3-5 references through the website.
References will only be sought for finalists.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work
experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit
eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid
time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as
well as commuting & transportation. Visit
for more 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
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