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Postdoctoral Research Associate


Apply now Job no: 501590
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Science

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 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 associates in the area of network science, science of science, science of success, and network medicine. We are seeking motivated individuals with experience in network science and interest in applying it toward both social and biological systems. The ideal candidate has a physics, economics, computational sociology, computer science, bioinformatics, or mathematics PhD, and previous work experience in networks, science of success, or network biology/bioinformatics.

For a range of projects characterizing the lab, see www.barabasilab.com. Our current work spans the applications of networks toward quantifying success in scientific careers to understanding the fundamentals of network dynamics.

All interested candidates should submit a formal application consisting of (i) a current CV with publication lists, (ii) a brief statement of research experience and interests, and (iii) two letters of recommendation.

 

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:

Must have a PhD or equivalent, be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship, and work under the supervision of a senior scholar.

 


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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