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Postdoctoral Fellow

Apply now Job no: 507962
Position Type: Staff
Location: Portland, ME Campus
Categories: Regional Campuses

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 world is being radically transformed by artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies. In 2020, Northeastern University launched the Roux Institute with tech entrepreneur David Roux to build expertise at the intersection of humans and machines. The institute offers graduate education and research capabilities in areas that will revolutionize life and work: AI, computer and data sciences, digital engineering, and the advanced life sciences and medicine. To learn more about the Roux Institute see this link

Applications are sought for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the fields of Computational Medicine and Biomedical Data Science at the Roux Institute at Northeastern University, Portland ME.

This position will be within the Life Sciences and Medical Research vertical of the Roux Institute. The postdoc will contribute a research project underway with physicians working in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU) of the Maine Medical Center. The project will develop machine-learning algorithms that operate in real-time on EHR data, vital signs data, and features derived from continuous physiological waveform data to make advanced predictions of the health-care trajectories of CTICU patients. The position will be jointly supervised by: Professor Raimond L. Winslow, Director of Life Sciences and Medical Research at the Roux Institute; Dr. Douglas Sawyer, Chief Academic Officer of MaineHealth and Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, the Maine Medical Center; and Dr. Robert Kramer, Director of Research, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Maine Medical Center. There are opportunities for collaboration with other faculty at the Roux Institute, MaineHealth, and the College of Engineering, Northeastern University.


• Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or related fields required.
• Experience with statistical modeling and machine learning applied to health care data or
• Experience in applied and theoretical machine learning with an interest in healthcare applications

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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



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