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Postdoctoral Research Associate


Apply now Job no: 506005
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: Khoury College of Computer Sciences

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:

Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants.  Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff.  Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. 

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:

The position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field. Experience beyond the Ph.D. is not required. Requires experience designing and developing components of Intelligent Virtual Agents / Embodied Conversational Agents and advanced 3D graphical user interfaces. Experience in health informatics, designing and conducting human subjects experiments, and developing AR/VR or other HCI modalities such as speech and gesture recognition are pluses, but are not required.


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. 

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