Postdoctoral Research Associate
About the Opportunity
The Computational Clinical Psychology Lab at Northeastern
University is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Researcher.
The focus of the lab is using innovative statistical strategies to
improve the treatment and classification of emotional disorders
(i.e., anxiety and depression disorders). Specifically, the
principal objective of lab's research is to improve diagnosis,
prevention, and treatment of emotional disorders by embracing a
precision medicine framework that uses computational modelling to
capture the idiographic, dynamic, and multidimensional nature of
The successful candidate will contribute to ongoing projects, as
well as develop and lead new projects in the lab and in
collaboration with others at Northeastern and other institutions.
This position offers mentored experience in developing an
independent research program, making it an excellent fit for
individuals planning to lead computational psychology, clinical
psychology, or data science research in an academic or non-academic
Duties will include:
- Contributing to ongoing projects, as well as developing and
leading new projects in the lab and in collaboration with others at
Northeastern and other institutions. Projects will often involve
secondary data analysis of already collected data, as well as some
effort in managing original data recruitment
- Engaging in opportunities to develop original research ideas
and collaborate on scientific manuscripts suitable for
- Mentoring of graduate students and research assistants in their
progress related to study tasks, academic development, and career
- PhD degree (expected by September 2023) in Psychology,
Statistics, or a related discipline.
- Track record of relevant research experience and strong project
management skills (both peer-reviewed publications and preprints
- Strong quantitative skills, including familiarity with
statistical programming in R.
- Familiarity with topics such as time-series data or machine
learning is preferred but not essential.
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 https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/
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
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and
support of diversity and inclusion, please see
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