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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Apply now Job no: 506296
Work type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Science

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:

The lab of Professor Albert-László Barabási, together with the Network Science Institute at Northeastern University and the Division of Network Medicine at Harvard University, is looking for postdoctoral research associates in the area of nutrition, biological networks, machine learning/AI, and science of science. The BarabasiLab's current work spans the applications of networks toward understanding food and nutrition, human diseases, disease progression, biomarker discovery, and drug repurposing, as well as understanding the emergence of impact in art and science.

Responsibilities:

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

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

Laboratory management

Train graduate students

Qualifications:

We are seeking motivated individuals with an interest in exploring complexity and its applications to food, art, science, and medicine from a network perspective. The ideal candidate has a nutrition, bioinformatics, physics, computer science, mathematics, or statistics Ph.D., and a working experience in network science/bioinformatics and ML/AI/DL.


Preferred Qualifications:

 

 

Salary Grade:

 10

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 www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

 

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