Postdoctoral Research Associate

Boston, Massachusetts
May 12, 2016
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Northeastern University

Postdoctoral Research Associate


Requisition Number: STFR002906

Division/College: Bouve College of Health Sciences

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


The primary responsibilities of this Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the Computational Behavioral Science Laboratory will include: Assisting in initiating, executing, managing, and completing applied and theoretical research projects; Preparing and writing research papers, grant proposals, external reports, and scientific presentations; Supervise, mentor, and educate student research and projects; Assist with general administration functions of the Lab.

This position is externally funded.


Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar.

Specific research competencies include expertise in: Experimental research design; Univariate and multivariate statistical analysis; Time series analysis; Statistical analysis of ambulatory physiological data; Multiple sole author papers in HRV theory; Formal experience in both biological psychology and electrocardiography; Experience with the setup, deployment, and analysis of telemetric cardiovascular monitoring.

Additional Information:
Bouv College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members and approximately 2,100 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the Universitys mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in our international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship that is focused on finding solutions to health challenges is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern and advancing its position amongst the nations top research universities. The University is now a leader in interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nations premier cooperative education program

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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